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Over There

On this day in 1917, some 32 months into the conflict, the United States declared war on Germany; the following December, war was also declared…

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Posted in Caronavirus Election 2020

Memo To Dems: Take a Chill Pill

Look, I get it. You’re concerned over the recent bump in Trump’s approval numbers. Two polls – one by ABC/Washington Post on 3/25, the other…

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Posted in Caronavirus

The Corona Chronicles, E5: It Doesn’t Look Real

As we amble through our 13th day since Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued a shelter-in-place order for our state, the new normal is neither new,…

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Posted in History Human Interest

Nirvana and the Life and Death of Kurt Cobain

On this day in 1994, grunge icon Kurt Donald Cobain of the band Nirvana dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Seattle….

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Posted in Caronavirus Current events History

Captain Cozier and the USS Theodore Roosevelt

We’re all sitting around the house with plenty of time on our hands, so here is a history lesson with relevance in a way that…

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Posted in Activism Civil Rights History Human Interest

The Assassination of Our Moral Bearing

On this day in 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. is felled by a bullet to the head at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, at…

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