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" KENNEDY SLAIN ON DALLAS STREET ," screamed the inch-and-a-half letters in the 4-inch headline. As if large words could somehow assuage the sorrow and guilt of a city at the center of "Why?" ...
by ZedMont
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 09:54 AM PST with 15 Recommends
I am an unabashed fan of the Kennedys. I admire their dedication to "the least of these," even though they had full access to the lifestyle of "the most of these." As the 50th Anniversary of JFK's ...
by maharba77
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 08:26 PM PST with 9 Recommends
The following video clip is from a sermon titled, "One Thing Worse Than This," by Rev. William Holmes, and delivered at Northaven Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas on the Sunday following the ...
by ericfolkerth
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 07:52 AM PST with 28 Recommends
I have been off the past 11 days, taking some vacation time I had saved up. Have been trying to rest up from a painful sciatica condition, had a shot for the pain last week, and kind of been ...
by PoconoPCDoctor
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Nov 20, 2013 at 01:12 PM PST with 5 Recommends
This diary was a sermon at Northaven UMC in Dallas, Texas. Sunday, November 17, 2013. It commemorated the 50th Anniversary of a famous sermon preached just after the Kennedy Assassination in Dallas. ...
by ericfolkerth
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 10:27 AM PST with 17 Recommends
This week, we will commemorate 50 years since the assassination of President Kennedy. I choose not to use the term "anniversary" when it comes to tragedy. Earlier this year we commemorated the ...
by Woody25
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Nov 17, 2013 at 11:43 AM PST with 8 Recommends
In this 50th anniversary year of the JFK assassination, did you know all of the below are facts supported by documents released since the John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 ?
by bogmanoc
Comment Count 107 comments on Sun Nov 03, 2013 at 12:50 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
I am old enough to remember the day in November, 1963, when the unthinkable happened. I even was able to comprehend a lot of what it actually meant -- not just what had happened. I heard the ...
by Tea Party Necropsy
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Oct 30, 2013 at 08:09 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The most recent stats analysis published on SCOTUSblog shows rays of hope for reversing the US Supreme Court's conservative trend for the past decade plus. http://sblog.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/...
by kmwray
Comment Count 21 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 06:32 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Has anyone else noticed that every time Obama is elected, the conservative majority on the SCOTUS attempts to cut back the power of progressives? One example is Citizens United which I believe was a ...
by mrgavel
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 01, 2013 at 03:18 AM PST with 6 Recommends
I haven't seen this covered on Daily Kos yet but it's safe to say that no matter what happens in Massachusetts politics, the Kennedy clan is always there to save the day. And I am ok with that! ...
by pipsorcle
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 12:13 PM PST with 23 Recommends
November 22, 1963 is the day that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Whatever one may think of JFK, it is a day that lives in infamy. Even when I was in High School in the early 70's, I ...
by TheMeansAreTheEnd
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 08:02 AM PST with 7 Recommends
That’s the date on the black-bordered billboards that went up within days after It Happened. The date that would forever after be a day of solemn remembrance; a day to remember a horrible tragedy ...
by snazzzybird
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 05:39 AM PST with 10 Recommends
For many of us, hearing that date, the year fills in itself. For younger folks, it doesn't. I work in a call center and take and see customers' birth dates in the course of my routine. Being a ...
by Thousandwatts
Comment Count 61 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 03:40 AM PST with 55 Recommends
How's this for socialism run amok? While those on the right accuse President Obama of being terrible for American business, it turns out that Obama has presided over the greatest increase in ...
by Rolandz
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Oct 26, 2012 at 07:23 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
It is interesting that wikipedia has this topic in its collection. Another meme that comes from Chicago is their claim to be the most patriotic city in the world. Why? Where else do the dead vote?
by don mikulecky
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 24, 2012 at 05:36 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I figure it's time for me to weigh in on the televised debate between the President and a candidate; one would think that the republic is lost because the President did not use his arsenal of snark ...
by rpinero
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Oct 08, 2012 at 11:19 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Hold on. HOLD ON!! I am not a lurking right-winger. When I saw the speculation by idiots like Jack Welch and others about the recent unemployment numbers being cooked, I laughed. I didn’t even ...
by cruz
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Oct 05, 2012 at 07:06 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Video footage of the first 1960 Presidential debate between John Kennedy and Richard Nixon The stage was set on September 26, 1960 with the current Vice-President Richard Nixon enjoying a slight ...
by smokey545
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 04:19 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
I woke up this morning to several pieces of cool news, including great new national polling numbers for Obama and a story about how Barack and Michelle Obama will receive the Jerald Washington ...
by therehastobeaway
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2012 at 06:55 AM PDT with 16 Recommends