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First Principles: When Media Lies It Becomes Impotent

“But the fact being once established, that the press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood, I leave to others to restore it to its strength, by recalling it within the pale of truth.” 193 more words

First Principles

Louisiana Democrats Purge Thomas Jefferson, The Man Who Acquired Louisiana

By Jarrett Stepman ~

The latest in what has become an all too common crusade to wipe great American historical figures from places of honor and memory, the Louisiana Democratic Party has… 950 more words

Public Opinion

When visiting Walden Pond, Bring a Swimsuit...bucket list cont.


Before attending university I visited Walden in book form.  Later, I was quite pleased when a college professor, way back when, assigned it as both, required reading, and material to draw from for a reflective essay.   736 more words

Travel

Link: Presidential Scandal: As Old As The Office Itself (Medium)

I recently posted an article on Medium (before realizing I can post it here first and then import it there after the fact…doh!). Anyways it is about the history of presidential scandal among the founding fathers. 12 more words

History