Category Archives: History

Wednesday’s words to ponder… if you dare.

“Those who manipulate the unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. We are governed, our minds molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested largely by men w have never heard … Continue reading

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EFFERVESCENT INGREDIENTS – Marilyn Armstrong

Originally posted on Serendipity – Seeking Intelligent Life on Earth:
I should be peppy and lively. I should be able to find the ingredients to get the laundry done, to go take a few pictures. Something. I’m too beat up…

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One-Liner Wednesday — Home of the Brave

Originally posted on This, That, and The Other:
“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” Reporter and Peabody Award Recipient Elmer Davis I found out about this…

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Is it worth fighting for?

Before lighting the fireworks, think about what you are celebrating, what works, what doesn’t and at what price. Ask yourself, WHAT DO I STAND FOR? – “Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers.”  … Continue reading

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World Refugee Day

“Those who cannot remember the past, are doomed to repeat it.” – George Santayana Thanks Barb.

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Democracy… no, sadly it is not.

Thank you Sally for your courage. There are very few words here that I haven’t said myself, not that anyone was listening. My only disagreement would be on the views of Western Europe regarding the American Image. I’ve been living … Continue reading

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History, learn or repeat it

“Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” – George Santayana (1863-1952) MARTIN NIEMOLLER (1892-1984)   A well known and respected Lutheran minister who made the choice to speak out against the foe, Adolf Hitler. He … Continue reading

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