Lyndon Johnson

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Op-Ed News
Is there such a ideology as Bushism?- Advertisement - George H, George W, Jebb by www.huffingtonpost.comUntil recen
Is there such a ideology as Bushism?
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 minutes ago
- Advertisement - George H, George W, Jebb by www.huffingtonpost.comUntil recently, Bushism referred only to George W Bush's infamous malaproprisms, such as "they misunderestimated me", "make the pie higher". As Americans gear up for the 2016... Read more
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SiliconIndia
U.S. Backed India On Kashmir In 1965WASHINGTON:The U.S. in 1965 had supported India's stand that there should be no
U.S. Backed India On Kashmir In 1965
SiliconIndia / Posted 11 hours ago
WASHINGTON:The U.S. in 1965 had supported India's stand that there should be no plebiscite in Kashmir, declassified U.S. documents of the era indicate. At the peak of the 1965 Indo-Pak war, the then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri wrote a letter... Read more
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asianage
United States backed India on Kashmir in 1965 Indo-Pak warCaptured Sherman Tank of the Pakistani Army (Photo: Indian Defence News) Washi
United States backed India on Kashmir in 1965 Indo-Pak war
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
Captured Sherman Tank of the Pakistani Army (Photo: Indian Defence News) Washington: The US in 1965 had supported India's stand that there should be no plebiscite in Kashmir, declassified US documents of the era indicate. At the peak of the 1965... Read more
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express
Labour leader contest MOCKED by voters who sign up using joke names like 'Mr Bum Fluff' JOKING voters made a mockery of Labour's leadership contest yesterday after t
Labour leader contest MOCKED by voters who sign up using joke names like 'Mr Bum Fluff'
express / Posted 18 hours ago
JOKING voters made a mockery of Labour's leadership contest yesterday after they signed up using celebrity and tongue-in-cheek names. Labour leadership contest... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Medicare at 50 years: Popular, but needs bolsteringThis year is the golden anniversary of Medicare, the U.S. government's sprawlin
Medicare at 50 years: Popular, but needs bolstering
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
This year is the golden anniversary of Medicare, the U.S. government's sprawling health care initiative, which President Lyndon Johnson signed into law in 1965. Today, Medicare covers more than 55 million people, including 9 million beneficiaries who... Read more
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Evening Standard
‘Serena Williams’ among bogus names used by Labour leadership votersLabour’s leadership contest turned to farce today as an MP revealed he found bo
‘Serena Williams’ among bogus names used by Labour leadership voters
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Labour’s leadership contest turned to farce today as an MP revealed he found bogus names including “Lyndon Johnson” and “Serena Williams” among would-be voters. Ealing North MP Steve Pound said he spotted the names of the 36th US president and the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What's the Point of a First Lady?Renaming the "First Lady" the "Wife of the President" is a subtle change which
What's the Point of a First Lady?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Renaming the "First Lady" the "Wife of the President" is a subtle change which shows a shift in the principles guiding public thinking. Indeed, "First Ladies" in Nigeria have previously wielded virtually as much power as their husbands if not more.... Read more
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The Washington Times
CHARLIE GEROW: Joe Biden: An authentic alternative to Hillary ClintonThe media fixation on the largest Republican field of presidential candidates i
CHARLIE GEROW: Joe Biden: An authentic alternative to Hillary Clinton
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
The media fixation on the largest Republican field of presidential candidates in history misses the very real crisis Democrats are facing as their slam-dunk nominee’s campaign unravels before their eyes. A year ago virtually everyone agreed that... Read more
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Salon.com
These candidates can’t take a joke: Inside the baffling humorlessness of presidential politics“By he way, you may have seen that I have recently launched a Snapchat account,
These candidates can’t take a joke: Inside the baffling humorlessness of presidential politics
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
“By he way, you may have seen that I have recently launched a Snapchat account,” Hillary Clinton told Iowans last month. “I love it—those messages disappear instantly, all by themselves.” The joke was on herself, of course, referring to the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Vintage Kingston: 11-year-old boy takes on mountain trek for charityFrom August 23, 2005 He may have been just 11 years old but George Atkinson wa
Vintage Kingston: 11-year-old boy takes on mountain trek for charity
Kingston Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
From August 23, 2005 He may have been just 11 years old but George Atkinson was celebrating scaling Africa’s highest peak after leaving his mountaineer father in his wake. Intrepid and seemingly tireless, George, of Manor Drive, Surbiton, did his... Read more
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TribLIVE
Who in GOP field will seize Trump’s populist mantle?On Devil's Night, the night before Halloween, in 1964, Barry Goldwater forecast
Who in GOP field will seize Trump’s populist mantle?
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
On Devil's Night, the night before Halloween, in 1964, Barry Goldwater forecast a “stunning upset” for himself in the presidential election just days away, with the aid of “millions of unhappy and disgusted Americans.” The Arizona Republican spoke... Read more
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Daily Press
In repeat performance, Caroline Kennedy sponsors aircraft carrier John F. KennedyCaroline Kennedy could not attend Saturday's keel-laying celebration for the ai
In repeat performance, Caroline Kennedy sponsors aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Caroline Kennedy could not attend Saturday's keel-laying celebration for the aircraft carrier that will bear her father's name, but make no mistake: She knows the way to Newport News Shipbuilding. In 1967, Kennedy came to Newport News to christen... Read more
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The Atlantic
Hillary Clinton's Blunt View of Social ProgressIn the push for social progress, which comes first: changed hearts or changed l
Hillary Clinton's Blunt View of Social Progress
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
In the push for social progress, which comes first: changed hearts or changed laws? Hillary Clinton answered this question in the course of her quasi-private meeting with activists from the Black Lives Matter movement, and she came down firmly on... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Lost in the short-term attention commanded by Donald Trump in the first Republican primary debate was a long-term problem for the party, created by questions that compelled the
Lost in the short-term attention commanded by Donald Trump in the first Republican primary debate
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 5 days ago
was a long-term problem for the party, created by questions that compelled the candidates to take positions at odds with a majority of Americans. While... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
The city of Houston as seen in Kodachrome photos shot in the '50s and '60sHouston resident Josh Burdick has digitized and released Kodachrome photos that
The city of Houston as seen in Kodachrome photos shot in the '50s and '60s
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 6 days ago
Houston resident Josh Burdick has digitized and released Kodachrome photos that his father, Cecil Burdick Jr., captured of Houston in the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s on sprawling website for all to see. He’s allowed the Houston Chronicle to share a batch of... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
This week in music: 1964Let's take a stroll down our musical memory lane. This morning we turn back th
This week in music: 1964
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 6 days ago
Let's take a stroll down our musical memory lane. This morning we turn back the clock to 1964. Some of the headlines from that year. Lyndon Johnson defeated Barry Goldwater in the race for President. The Cardinals unexpectedly won the National... Read more
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Philly.com
Kay Deming Graham, 73, union negotiator and Peace Corps veteran KAY DEMING didn't fit too well in the conservative atmosphere of Louisiana wh
Kay Deming Graham, 73, union negotiator and Peace Corps veteran
Philly.com / Posted 6 days ago
KAY DEMING didn't fit too well in the conservative atmosphere of Louisiana when she was growing up. She was just a bit too liberal for the South. But instead of moving north, she took... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Read it again: Late Times-Union writer's interview with legendary Walter CronkiteJonathan A. Rogers, who worked for nearly two decades for The Florida Times-Uni
Read it again: Late Times-Union writer's interview with legendary Walter Cronkite
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Jonathan A. Rogers, who worked for nearly two decades for The Florida Times-Union, was killed Wednesday morning when he was struck by a car as he walked across Beach Blvd. Rogers began his stint as a reporter, editor and restaurant reviewer in 1977.... Read more
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Miami New Times
95-Year-Old Conservation Legend Lloyd Miller Is Still Fighting for the EnvironmentWhen 95-year-old Lloyd Miller stepped to the mic to testify at a congressional
95-Year-Old Conservation Legend Lloyd Miller Is Still Fighting for the Environment
Miami New Times / Posted 7 days ago
When 95-year-old Lloyd Miller stepped to the mic to testify at a congressional hearing in Homestead earlier this month, the three Republicans on the panel may not have known they were about to be versed by a conservation legend. U.S. Reps Ileana... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Cold War Challenges of Our UnionMany present day Tanzanians are presumably aware of the current challenges faci
The Cold War Challenges of Our Union
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Many present day Tanzanians are presumably aware of the current challenges facing the Union of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, which are known in Kiswahili as 'kero za Muungano'. But how many are aware of the external (cold war) challenges which the... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Thomasson: Iran debate shows that loyalty goes only so farBut one or two calls from a leader of a potent, deep-pockets lobby would receiv
Thomasson: Iran debate shows that loyalty goes only so far
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
But one or two calls from a leader of a potent, deep-pockets lobby would receive almost instant action from the powerful Democrat. Fewer lobbies have deeper pockets or more voter influence in American foreign policy than the one dedicated to the... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
The End of the TourWhat does a biographical dramatic work owe to the real-life people it uses as s
The End of the Tour
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
What does a biographical dramatic work owe to the real-life people it uses as subjects? If you don't think movies wrestle with this question all the time, then you weren't paying attention during awards season last year, when there commenced a great... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
No, Hillary Clinton is not spiraling downwardThere's no question which is the more interesting and dynamic primary campaign
No, Hillary Clinton is not spiraling downward
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
There's no question which is the more interesting and dynamic primary campaign right now, which inevitably leads reporters covering the other one to search for something new to write about. And in a race where there's an obvious (if not quite... Read more
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Wilson County News
LBJ autographA: Authentic signatures of Lyndon Johnson are illusive, since many of his lette
LBJ autograph
Wilson County News / Posted 8 days ago
A: Authentic signatures of Lyndon Johnson are illusive, since many of his letters and photos were signed by auto-pen when he occupied the White House. Prices vary depending on desirability and historic value. A check of the Internet revealed dozens... Read more
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Salon.com
The rise of the “self-proclaimed socialist”: Why reporters shouldn’t be so surprised that Bernie Sanders’ appeal is growingFox News Sunday’s” Chris Wallace that socialism is gaining ground in America. H
The rise of the “self-proclaimed socialist”: Why reporters shouldn’t be so surprised that Bernie Sanders’ appeal is growing
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
Fox News Sunday’s” Chris Wallace that socialism is gaining ground in America. He’s right – sort of. Carson was explaining why his idea for a flat tax of 10 percent won’t fly with lots of Americans. “You make $10 billion, you pay $1 billion. Now, I... Read more
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Black Press USA
6 Imaginative New Ways America Has Found to Punish its Poor (Salon) – In the 1960s, the Lyndon Johnson administration launched an officia
6 Imaginative New Ways America Has Found to Punish its Poor
Black Press USA / Posted 9 days ago
(Salon) – In the 1960s, the Lyndon Johnson administration launched an official War on Poverty. Needless to say, poverty has emerged victorious. The noble and necessary aim of poverty... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Julian Bond Built Coalitions, Practiced Solidarity, and Showed Us the FutureAt the 1968 Democratic National Convention, after suffering too many setbacks i
Julian Bond Built Coalitions, Practiced Solidarity, and Showed Us the Future
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
At the 1968 Democratic National Convention, after suffering too many setbacks in their drive to bring the ideals of the civil-rights and anti-war movements into their party, the most determined delegates decided to make one last stand for a new... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Weldon Valley newsWild Roses I've a longing for the woodland When wild roses are in bloom And
Weldon Valley news
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted 9 days ago
Wild Roses I've a longing for the woodland When wild roses are in bloom And their fragrance fills the morning With a fanciful perfume, Like as though the waling zephyrs, In adorning for their play, Must have spilled a flood of perfume On... Read more
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Philly.com
From 'Bernie Who?' to 'Bernie Why Not?'Something's pushing him. Age? Destiny? Restless masses looking for the leader -
From 'Bernie Who?' to 'Bernie Why Not?'
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
Something's pushing him. Age? Destiny? Restless masses looking for the leader - messiah or pied piper - to bring them to an America with liberty and justice for all? McCarthy was buoyed by the youth (as are Sanders and Rand Paul) when he challenged... Read more
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The Advocate
Why Louisiana Lt. Gov. candidate Elbert Guillory is using N-word in TV spotThe two black candidates in the lieutenant governor’s race are warring over the
Why Louisiana Lt. Gov. candidate Elbert Guillory is using N-word in TV spot
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
The two black candidates in the lieutenant governor’s race are warring over the use of a racial epithet in a commercial that has run in the New Orleans area and is expected to go statewide. Republican state Sen. Elbert Guillory said he’s using the... Read more
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Salon.com
6 imaginative new ways America punishes its poorThis article originally appeared on In the 1960s, the Lyndon Johnson administr
6 imaginative new ways America punishes its poor
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
This article originally appeared on In the 1960s, the Lyndon Johnson administration launched an official War on Poverty. Needless to say, poverty has emerged victorious. The noble and necessary aim of poverty reduction might have helped millions of... Read more
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The Advocate
In ad, black Republican uses N-word, draws criticismThe two black candidates in the lieutenant governor’s race are warring over the
In ad, black Republican uses N-word, draws criticism
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
The two black candidates in the lieutenant governor’s race are warring over the use of a racial epithet in a commercial that has run in the New Orleans area and is expected to go statewide. Republican state Sen. Elbert Guillory said he’s using the... Read more
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The Advocate
Why Louisiana Lt. Gov. candidate Elbert Guillory using N-word in TV spotThe two black candidates in the lieutenant governor’s race are warring over the
Why Louisiana Lt. Gov. candidate Elbert Guillory using N-word in TV spot
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
The two black candidates in the lieutenant governor’s race are warring over the use of a racial epithet in a commercial that has run in the New Orleans area and is expected to go statewide. Republican state Sen. Elbert Guillory said he’s using the... Read more
5 related stories
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CNN
What Hillary Clinton could learn from Bernie Sanders(CNN)Hillary Clinton can't afford to ignore Bernie Sanders any longer. She has
What Hillary Clinton could learn from Bernie Sanders
CNN / Posted 10 days ago
(CNN)Hillary Clinton can't afford to ignore Bernie Sanders any longer. She has a serious problem on her hands. Sanders is showing that his campaign poses a genuine threat. He is drawing massive crowds months before the caucuses and primaries begin... Read more
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Black Press USA
To Be Equal: #AllVotesMatter: Restoring the Voting Rights Act of 1965 By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “Some of the protections that had been ens
To Be Equal: #AllVotesMatter: Restoring the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Black Press USA / Posted 10 days ago
By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “Some of the protections that had been enshrined in the Voting Rights Act itself have been weakened as a consequence of court decisions and... Read more
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Washington Post
No, Hillary Clinton is not spiraling downwardThere’s no question which is the more interesting and dynamic primary campaign
No, Hillary Clinton is not spiraling downward
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
There’s no question which is the more interesting and dynamic primary campaign right now, which inevitably leads reporters covering the other one to search for something new to write about. And in a race where there’s an obvious (if not quite... Read more
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The News-Herald
New voting rights for convicted felons should be implementedFifty years after President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act that gu
New voting rights for convicted felons should be implemented
The News-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act that guaranteed African-Americans the right to vote, nearly 1.5 million black men � roughly 13 percent of them � remain disfranchised because of laws that restrict the voting... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Hillary can't ignore BernieHillary Clinton can't afford to ignore Bernie Sanders any longer. She has a ser
Hillary can't ignore Bernie
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 11 days ago
Hillary Clinton can't afford to ignore Bernie Sanders any longer. She has a serious problem on her hands. Sanders is showing that his campaign poses a genuine threat. He is drawing massive crowds months before the caucuses and primaries begin and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'We're winning': Jesse Jackson on Martin Luther King, Obama and #blacklivesmatter“There is a false narrative that the movement stopped and then started again,”
'We're winning': Jesse Jackson on Martin Luther King, Obama and #blacklivesmatter
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
“There is a false narrative that the movement stopped and then started again,” says the Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr, when I ask whether he feels in or out of step with the Black Lives Matter movement. “We never stopped,” the 73-year-old civil rights... Read more
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Business Standard India
Shreekant Sambrani: Graveyard of ideas"India seems to be held together by chicken wire and chewing gum," is how I had
Shreekant Sambrani: Graveyard of ideas
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
"India seems to be held together by chicken wire and chewing gum," is how I had begun an Independence Day column seven years ago ("The enigma of India's growth", Business Standard, August 15, 2008). I tended to... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Civil rights icon Julian Bond dies age 75FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - Julian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime boa
Civil rights icon Julian Bond dies age 75
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 11 days ago
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. - Julian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75. Bond died in Fort Walton Beach, Florida after a brief illness,... Read more
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Philly.com
The Pulse: Conservative echo chamber is bad for the GOP's futureThe debate seems a textbook illustration of Jackie Calmes' thesis in a new pape
The Pulse: Conservative echo chamber is bad for the GOP's future
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
The debate seems a textbook illustration of Jackie Calmes' thesis in a new paper titled, "They Don't Give a Damn About Governing: Conservative Media's Influence on the Republican Party." Calmes is best known as a national correspondent for the New... Read more
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The Daily & Sunday Review
Bradford County Court News,Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following
Bradford County Court News,
The Daily & Sunday Review / Posted 11 days ago
Bradford County District Attorney Daniel J. Barrett reported that the following persons recently entered pleas of guilty and were sentenced in Bradford County Magisterial District Courts: Angelina Hilton, 20, Milan, Pa., entered a plea of guilty... Read more
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Orange County Register
What Trump should have said to Megyn KellyIn baseball, a hard-throwing pitcher can freeze a hitter by throwing him an une
What Trump should have said to Megyn Kelly
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
In baseball, a hard-throwing pitcher can freeze a hitter by throwing him an unexpected curveball. Erroneously detecting the pitch as a fastball coming right at him, the hitter’s knees buckle involuntarily. A split second later, the ball bends over... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Review: ‘Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America’ by Ari BermanNONFICTION “Give Us The Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights In Ameri
Review: ‘Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America’ by Ari Berman
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
NONFICTION “Give Us The Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights In America” By Ari Berman Farrar, Straus and Giroux 372 pages, $28 By Michael D. Langan As you look at the title of this book, you might be thinking, “What’s this guy talking... Read more
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Op-Ed News
#BlackLivesMatter and the Democrats: How Disruption Can Lead to CollaborationA year after the police murder of Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, an inci
#BlackLivesMatter and the Democrats: How Disruption Can Lead to Collaboration
Op-Ed News / Posted 12 days ago
A year after the police murder of Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, an incipient mass movement struggles to congeal and define itself. The emergent movement is rooted in resistance to systemic state violence and repression in Black America, yet... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
90 years later, rumors of President Warren Harding's affair, love child proven true by DNAPresident Warren G. Harding, Nan Britton and her daughter, Elizabeth Ann. WASH
90 years later, rumors of President Warren Harding's affair, love child proven true by DNA
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 12 days ago
President Warren G. Harding, Nan Britton and her daughter, Elizabeth Ann. WASHINGTON — Since the days when George Washington was enamored with Sally Fairfax, presidents have contended with rumors of extramarital affairs, but without proof, the... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Chick and Ruth's In Annapolis Celebrate 50 Years In BusinessANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ)–When it opened, Lyndon Johnson was president, a stamp cost
Chick and Ruth's In Annapolis Celebrate 50 Years In Business
CBS Baltimore / Posted 13 days ago
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ)–When it opened, Lyndon Johnson was president, a stamp cost a nickel and gas was 31-cents a gallon. It was 1965 when Chick and Ruth Levitt opened their delicatessen in Annapolis and now the legendary deli is celebrating 50 years... Read more
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The Washington Times
The myth of presidential wisdom in foreign affairsPresidents of the United States are chronically and routinely guilty of infinit
The myth of presidential wisdom in foreign affairs
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
Presidents of the United States are chronically and routinely guilty of infinite stupidity in national security matters. They squander trillions of dollars and sacrifice the lives of selfless American soldiers on fool’s errands that create threats... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Long path to presidency takes power away from the peopleFifteen months from now, Americans will chose their next leader, but the campai
Long path to presidency takes power away from the people
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 13 days ago
Fifteen months from now, Americans will chose their next leader, but the campaign to succeed President Barack Obama is in full swing. The first debate has already taken place, and only the top 10 of 17 Republican candidates were allowed to... Read more
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