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Me? A Movie? Well sure. What's playing? WHAT??? MAKE a movie? ME? You have GOT to be kidding! Do you know what a career shift that would be for me? I mean, look at my steady, plodding past: Ice ...
by WineRev
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Apr 02, 2012 at 05:38 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
AS THE REBEL TWIG IS BENT “The Only Good Yankee is a…” Being An Eyewitness Account of a Civil War Reenactment. By Will Bevis It was a Sunday, and I felt that if I did not drag myself ...
by StandUpToRacism
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Apr 16, 2011 at 09:43 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
PBS is rerunning Ken Burn's Civil War. It is a heart breaking 10 hours of television. Now on a scale of like 1-10 I am like a 3 on world history. But I get it here (more on that in a few). When I ...
by webranding
Comment Count 32 comments on Tue Apr 05, 2011 at 06:43 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Hi, all. Today's report features: - Watch the President's livestream address on Libya at 7:30 p.m. EDT. [Watch live at 7:30 p.m. EDT at WhiteHouse.gov/livehttp://www.whitehouse.gov/live].
by Kat 4 Obama
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Mar 28, 2011 at 10:35 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Abraham Lincoln is generally ranked as one of the greatest Presidents in American history, among Washington, Jefferson (??), Theodore Roosevelt, and some would include FDR and Reagan in this small ...
by RoddieH
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Feb 05, 2011 at 03:05 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Today, Abraham Lincoln would have to say America’s got a government of the people by the corporations, for the corporations. That’s because American corporations are in control, ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Nov 23, 2010 at 08:16 AM PST with 6 Recommends
On Thursday, NPR offered a tour of the neighborhood around the proposed Islamic center in lower Manhattan. But while ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Sep 02, 2010 at 10:43 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
On Sunday, Republican Senator John Cornyn promised to make opposition to ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Aug 15, 2010 at 12:24 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 114 comments on Thu Jul 01, 2010 at 06:46 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
In the early 1980s I was an Ensign onboard a Navy destroyer. One evening liberty call went down and a young black enlisted man requested permission to go ashore while I was standing watch as the ...
by RoddieH
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 09:20 AM PDT with 37 Recommends
originally posted by Will Urquhart ( Rusty5329 ) at Sum of Change "...
by SumOfChange
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Nov 10, 2009 at 03:55 PM PST with 4 Recommends
originally posted by Mitch Malasky at Sum of Change This week, Training Tuesday will focus on another very important constituency: ...
by Rusty5329
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Nov 03, 2009 at 03:04 PM PST with 7 Recommends
originally posted at Sum of Change Matt Blizek, of Democracy for America (DFA), ...
by Rusty5329
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Oct 20, 2009 at 02:56 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
So my wife and I just returned from an amazing ten day road trip. We started in NYC, spent a few days in DC and then headed up to Gettysburg for a two day visit. On the first full day we were ...
by AdamSmithsInvisibleFinger
Comment Count 68 comments on Sun Jul 26, 2009 at 05:44 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
This week, Mrs. Rieux and I are joining millions of our fellow Americans heading toward ...
by Rieux
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2009 at 06:46 AM PST with 10 Recommends
One hundred forty-five years ago today, Confederate forces made their last-ditch effort to win the Battle of Gettysburg, a key turning point in the Civil War. After their attacks the previous day ...
by wiscmass
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Jul 03, 2008 at 10:54 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Today is both a day of wonder and a day of reflection. Forty years ago, RFK was cut down at his moment of victory, just as 103 years earlier, our greatest president (thus far) was denied any ...
by In Memory of Norman Bethune
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jun 05, 2008 at 03:08 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
let's have one final debate at gettysburg. clinton vs. obama. it will be symbolic or something. they debate the night before the pennsylvania primary. pennsylvania votes. whoever is leading the ...
by ChristianLeftist
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 04, 2008 at 08:25 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I am reminded of the anniversary by Professor DeLong Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth ...
by TransAmerican
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2007 at 03:54 PM PST with 11 Recommends
144 years ago, in the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg, a college professor and a group of Maine lumberjacks and fisherman prevented the right flank of the Union Army from being turned. This ...
by UndercoverRxer
Comment Count 20 comments on Tue Jul 03, 2007 at 09:23 AM PDT with 4 Recommends