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Welcome to a New Subscriber

We don’t often recognize new subscribers here, but occasionally we do. And one joined us the other day that is about as rare around here as hen’s teeth, but still has ticked some boxes that I like (a lot). Our new subscriber is a blogger, a new one, I think, although quite good, and works […]

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In the Rear View Mirror (Redux)

Yesterday was nice around here, a post wich turned into pretty much nostalgia amongst friends, although with some lessons. We will be referring to some of the comments later, but for today let’s stay in the past a bit longer. They were good days, and we deserve to remember them, and learns some lessons from […]

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Michael E. Newton raises the flag of St. Kitts and Nevis and talks about Alexander Hamilton at Bowling Green in New York City

Every year in July, the flag of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis is raised at Bowling Green at the bottom of Broadway in lower Manhattan in honor of Alexander Hamilton, who died on July 12, 1804. This year … Continue reading

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REVISED OR OMITTED HISTORY…ONE EXAMPLE July 2015

REVISION OR OMISSION OF HISTORY…AN EXAMPLE: =============================================== Today (July 5.2015) I watched the 1997 PBS “Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery”. I read a (way pre-PC) book account some years ago. PBS finally came to a small segment covering the shock of indian tribes (aka prehistorics) when they first saw a […]

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WHY TRUMP IS POLLING SO WELL!

Trump is polling so well because he is not a lifelong lying parasitical political thug… because he cannot be bought… because he cannot be blackmailed (yet), because he made his fortune w/o gov-meant grants or a Trust… because he does not have to read a prompter like a puppet…… because is is not earn up […]

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Hubris

Originally posted on Practically Historical:
We know better, perhaps we know everything today… we of the information age, with the world at our fingertips have all the answers.  Science, literature, culture…even history can be changed by our definitive grasp of what is right, just, and true.  Previous generations were naive, exploitative, and selfish.  Now with…

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