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I come into this topic with a confession to make. Having been at this game of connecting the dots since I was 13 years old, I have precise memories of the time when I heard President Kennedy had been assassinated. I was in a 9th grade Civics class that Friday afternoon, not feeling well due [...]
Kim Kardashian claims she’s getting behind the Philippine Typhoon effort in a big way. Uh huh honey.
Movie Night Monday: The Garrison Tapes As marym in IL notes it’s Sunday Exploding Heads this morning. As you can well imagine the guest lists are subject change due to the Iran agreement. WASHINGTON JOURNAL. ABC’S THIS WEEK: Iran, filibuster: Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Foreign Relations Committee member Sen. Tim [...]
Maw and Paw starring in Maw and Paw. This Walter Lantz cartoon was released on August 10, 1953.
Our son seemed to have been born with a predisposition to love grandparents. I don’t know how he came by it; could there have been a genetic cause, hardwired somehow into his wee neural net, passed down from his biological forebears?...Show More Summary
"French foreign minister: Iran, 6 world powers reach deal on Iranian nuclear program"
I discovered Alistair MacLean sometime early in my high school years. As is often the case, I do not remember exactly which of his books I first read. At a guess, it would have most likely been >Guns of Navarone, Ice Station Zebra, or Fear Is the Key. Whichever it was, I know I felt I had discovered a writer of excellent adventures.
This past week state and federal officials raided more than a dozen Colorado cannabis dispensaries and greenhouses and two homes. The agents, including officers from both the DEA and the IRS, had obtained warrants for 10 individuals connected with the raided properties. Show More Summary
Taking advantage of my dual U.S./French citizenship, in the summer of 1963 I flew to Cuba on a dare from the French photo-weekly Paris-Match to do a ‘portrait’ of Fidel Castro. After the story was published, lavishly illustrated with...Show More Summary
If you want to blame an American president for failing to prevent nuclear weapons being introduced into the Middle East—and then passively accepting their presence–the list of culprits begins with Dwight D. Eisenhower, and continues through just about every American President since.
A formal complaint known as a First Information Report has been filed by provincial government officials and local police in the aftermath of a drone strike in Pakistan that hit an Islamic school in the Hangu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The strike killed at least five people.
Doctor Who! Fifty years ago, on November 23, 1963, a huge event occurred, unrelated to either John F. Kennedy's assassination or the Beatles, but equally as transformative, its effects still being felt globally. And not just by gee...
Some disturbing news is leaking out from a surprise firing of a Bloomberg News journalist. The reporter, Mike Forsythe, is a well respected expert on China whose suspension and subsequent permanent removal appears to have been related to threats made by the Chinese government to kick out Bloomberg News from the country if certain stories were published.
To top it all off, these bozos will soon be putting us all through Shutdown 2: Electric Boogaloo shortly after the start of the new year. Yes, they are indeed dumb enough to try that move during an election year, when their fellow Republicans...Show More Summary
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The Swedish Chef and Danny Kaye -- Turkey (Yugoslavian Chicken Style), from episode 316 of The Muppet Show.
- James K. Galbraith: JFK’s Vietnam withdrawal plan was a fact - By 2016, China could be the world’s biggest economy - Blackwater co-founder Erik Prince: My company would have prevented Benghazi deaths and more
Tragically, power has corrupted the entire political establishment, the history of the last 50 years has revealed the moral degeneracy of this nation’s leaders.
You might have caught wind of the recent Miami Dolphins' controversy. While it's easy to dismiss the dispute as a war between the two players most directly involved -Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito- in truth the story and the resulting back and forth provide a telling look into the bullying, bravado and intolerance permitted and encouraged by NFL culture.
My parents were conventional Republicans, I did not grow up in a household that idolized JFK, and to be honest, I never did. But I know enough now to know we were robbed of a better future that day, it was a day that changed the wor...