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  •  Mark my words ... (7+ / 0-)

    Whew -- what a story.
    Kind of a scholarly Lowell Thomas/P.T. Barnum.

    Researching Kircher might resemble:

    ... doing penance for my scholarly sins in a cave surrounded by blind white fish, bewildered bats, and uncounted millions of stalactites, stalagmites, and cave formations that look like Jesus riding a T-rex to the defense of General Custer.
    (Been to Rome, did like the Romans, had an imperially good time.)

    Millions of us – the majority – must come together to insist that President Obama and the Democrats stand up and fight for the things we sent them there to do ... Michael Moore

    by MT Spaces on Sat Nov 16, 2013 at 07:47:44 PM PST

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