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Round of 16 Especially Sweet for These Ladies

The NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Tournament has whittled the best teams down to the Sweet Sixteen. The teams will compete next on December 9th and 10th. 513 more words

2016

Just What Does “A Peaceful Transition” Mean Anyway?

At inaugurations we as Americans are reminded that the strength of our freedom is the demonstrated peaceful transition of government to the new administration.  Now, one can draw a number of meanings from that.  669 more words

Social Issues

Half Educated

Recently, a post came up on Facebook and I explored it a little further. What I found left me baffled and truthfully, snickering to myself. I just don’t get it. 1,378 more words

Arts & Entertainment

Review Of The Truman Show

The Truman Show stars the talented Jim Carrey as Truman Burbank, Ed Harris as Christof and Laura Linney as Meryl Burbank. Truman Burbank has been a reality TV star since the day he was born. 24 more words

Liberals Can be Tough

Harry Truman’s Liberalism is too often overlooked by historians… indoctrinated by the historiography of FDR and the New Deal.  Truman’s Fair Deal was every bit as progressive and in regards to civil rights, … 125 more words

History

Ain't the way I heard it

We’ve had an incredible autumn, and after a lousy summer we have had long periods without any clouds since August. It’s typical that the rain showed up again just as we are getting a supermoon, which is a full moon in its closest possible position to Earth. 329 more words

Politics

Listen Up, New Leader

Last night as I watched Donald Trump’s stunning victory tallying up,
shell-shocked political commentators called it
the greatest upset ever of historical proportions.

So now think 2016 not 1948 and… 493 more words

Government