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On Hope and Change – From the Archives – 2015

Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus The soldiers loved the little boy son of famed Germanicus Commander of the Roman legions camped along the River Danube. A little boy dressed in the part of soldier in his father’s army carrying his … Continue reading

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The General, History and Revisionist History

Robert E. Lee’s plantation home – Arlington Virginia Ah yes.  There is so much going on here in the United States each day it is almost impossible for an old blogger to keep up.  Trying to write a post on … Continue reading

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Eight Days Till Iowa

Well in eight days the voting begins in Iowa and the Sunday news talk shows feature the Donald and Bernie (not together!) putting their talking points out there for our consumption. The Donald is back on top over Ted Cruz … Continue reading

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On Hope and Change

by toritto Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus The soldiers loved the little boy son of famed Germanicus Commander of the Roman legions camped along the River Danube. A little boy dressed in the part of soldier in his father’s army … Continue reading

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Does Labor Day Honor Labor Anymore?

March 6, 1930 – thousands demonstrate for unemployment insurance in Union Square and nationwide – led by the communists.  Did you think government just gave it to you? Wake up and smell the coffee. It’s Labor Day! End of Summer, … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room – Ed Snowden

There was a big elephant wandering around the Senate Chamber last weekend. His name was Ed Snowden – and no one wanted to acknowledge he was there. The Patriot Act expired this week which puts to rest the possibility that … Continue reading

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Bravo! New York Daily News!

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Foreign Policy Tatters

And so our foreign policy in the Middle East has crumbled into a total and abject failure; a disaster whose ultimate ramifications we are yet to see. Looks like Hillary Clinton got out of the vaunted State Department just in … Continue reading

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Abortion Barbie

Wendy Davis is running for Governor of Texas.  A little less than a year ago she was a Representative in the Texas Senate.  She made headlines when she filibustered for almost 12 hours on the floor of the Texas Senate … Continue reading

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Missing Emma Goldman

“We say that if America has entered the war to make the world safe for democracy, she must first make democracy safe in America. How else is the world to take America seriously, when democracy at home is daily being … Continue reading

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