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  •  The grouch: Yes, only it's worse (0+ / 0-)

    than that even.
    There is one surviving P-51 from this squadron in the Commemorative Air Force that flies several dozen shows a year. Her history alone is amazing.

    That she was but one of more than 140 such planes is daunting, and that we have two generations -- I graduated high school in the 70s and college in the 80s -- who have never heard of the Tuskeegee Airmen is IMNVHO shockingly expectable given the turn of our national discourse with the election of Reagan, who led the charge to turn back the clock.

    LBJ & Lady Bird, Sully Sullenberger, Molly Ivins, Barbara Jordan, Ann Richards, Drew Brees: Texas is No Bush League! -7.50,-5.59

    by BlackSheep1 on Thu Jan 19, 2012 at 01:06:17 PM PST

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