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Could Trump’s Disastrous Syria Decision Be the Final Straw for Senate Republicans?

For months I’ve been maintaining that regardless of what the Democratically-controlled House did regarding impeachment, Trump was safe. There was no way in hell Senate…

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Posted in History Human Interest Military

Yeager Breaks the Speed of Sound

On this day in 1947, U.S. Air Force Capt. Chuck Yeager becomes the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound. Yeager, born…

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Posted in Current events Foreign Affairs Foreign Policy Scandals

Hevrin Khalef – Kurds Murdered with USA Complicity

Her name was Ms Hevrin Khalef. This was a good woman, person and leader. She was pulled from her car and shot to death along…

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Posted in Civil Rights Elections History Politics

Clement Vallandigham – the Golden Circle and Fighting Civil Rights

On this date in 1863 the quixotic Clement Vallandigham is soundly defeated in the Ohio governor’s race. As leader of the Copperheads, anti-war Democrats often…

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Posted in History Human Interest

Edith Cavell – Britain’s Jeanne d’Arc

At dawn on this day in 1915, 49-year-old British nurse Edith Cavell is executed by a German firing squad in Brussels, Belgium. Before World War…

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Jimmy Carter and his Nobel Peace Prize

On this day in 2002, former President Jimmy Carter wins the Nobel Peace Prize “for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to…

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