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Edward Neville (1414-1476)

Relation to me: 16th Great Grandfather

Edward was the seventh son of Ralph Neville and Joan Beaufort, and was an English peer. In 1436, Edward would marry Lady Elizabeth de Beauchamp. 335 more words

British History

Rogue Government

Rogue Government- “Was Donald Trump under surveillance during his presidential bid?”

by Bill Lockwood

As governments tend to grow in size they not only become unwieldy, but oppressive of the very freedoms they are framed to protect. 927 more words

Donald Trump

The 4 Cs

Sometimes, when I am in reading-after-a-hard-day-at-work mode, I feel mentally unprepared to tackle difficult books. On such days it is better to settle on the sofa with a glass of chardonnay and a text that entertains as well as informs. 639 more words

Books

Mount Rushmore National Memorial - Keystone, SD

Initial Visit: July 25th, 2015
Rating: 4/5
Price: Free

Description: Taking a selfie with a presidential selfie!

The final stop on my family 2-week cross country trip and what a stop it was. 436 more words

Memorial

Thomas Jefferson and His Democracy Crash Course

This video by Crash Course is great resource in teaching, or introducing, the students to Thomas Jefferson and the Democracy that he created. It shows how Jefferson was not as great as he seems to be. 293 more words

“Once you start down the dark path…” Longing for Honesty from the President

Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

Thomas Jefferson once noted “Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.” It is a lesson that the President, his spokespeople, and his flacks should learn. 574 more words

Political Commentary