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United Nations Resolution 181

On this day in 1947, the United Nations votes in favor of an Independent Jewish State of Israel, the partition of Palestine and an end…

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Screw Their Feelings

We are told that 74 million people voted for Donald Trump and that we have to consider their feelings. After all, the argument goes, he…

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The Iron Lady’s Influence

On this day in 1990, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher tenders her resignation to Queen Elizabeth II, and leaves 10 Downing Street in tears. The…

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Grace and Thanks Through Adversity . . . .

Happy Thanksgiving, one and all. On this very day in 1950, Gen. Douglas MacArthur falls for a Chinese feint in Korea, as 230,000 pair of…

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Life Begins

On this day in 1936, with the depression turning the corner, the first-ever issue of publisher Henry Luce’s “Life” appears on news stands. Luce and…

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The Sunday Driver, S1,E11: When Hope and History Rhyme

Good Monday Evening to all. As we slide into the short Thanksgiving week, in some respects we’ve been here before; our thoughts may turn slightly…

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