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The Fall of Fort William and Mary

The first overt act of revolution, in which American colonists took up arms against the British, took place on this date, 240 years ago, in Portsmouth Massachusetts.

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CD Review: Good Lovelies

Wow! FUN! FUN! FUN! This girl’s trio is phenomenal! Holy Moly are these gals good! They have a couple things out, including an E.P. and a Christmas album.

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Game Review: Power Grid

I don’t play board games nearly often enough. This is a past-time that is becoming a lost art.

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Screwing With The Source Code

It is not a bad thing to understand something fully. However, no one has the time or intellectual capacity to fully understand everything.

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The Cost Of Liberty The Life of John Dickinson by William Murchison

Author, William Murchison’s clear and crisp writing style describes an under-appreciated, and indeed, often-misrepresented founding father, John Dickinson.

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The Fox and The Hound by Donald E. Markle

While Washington’s role in this book is certainly at the forefront in parts, Markle has really documented the birth of American spying as his subtitle suggests. There was a lot more intelligence gathering going on during the Revolution than just what was being produced by the Culper spy ring around NY.

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