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The LBJ Library: Video: President Lyndon Johnson & Governor Nelson Rockefeller, 1/07/1966


This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

Governor Nelson Rockefeller Republican from New York, trying to get President Lyndon Johnson to give him some public assistance from the Federal level to deal with some small business issues and problems that were going on in New York City. 62 more words

American Presidents

The LBJ Library: Video: President Lyndon Johnson & Governor Nelson Rockefeller, 1/07/1966


This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

Governor Nelson Rockefeller Republican from New York, trying to get President Lyndon Johnson to give him some public assistance from the Federal level to deal with some small business issues and problems that were going on in New York City. 62 more words

American Presidents

Does the Constitution protect corruption?

The Supreme Court ruled in the Citizens United case that campaign contributions are a form of free speech protected by the First Amendment.   On April 2, the Supreme Court ruled, in McCutcheon vs. 455 more words

Abuse Of Power

A Great Escape: Run ToThe Hills

After our six month old decided to wake early and disturb his sister, I decided to squeeze an unplanned run into my vacation week. I hit the streets at seven am and it was still chilly with a mist rising in the valleys. 224 more words

Run

NY ‘fixed’ Common Core tests — and scores surged

State officials touted increases in scores on tough Common Core exams this year but failed to reveal that they had lowered the number of right answers needed to pass half the exams.The state Education Department dropped the number of raw points needed to hit proficiency levels in six of the 12 English and math exams given to students in grades 3 to 8, officials acknowledged. 12 more words

Common Core

Sumac Tea

I bought a clump of Staghorn Sumac from the Lucky Dog Farm stand at the Callicoon, NY Farmer’s Market.

Put the clump in a large glass container filled with water and leave it in the sun for a few days. 16 more words

Pennsylvania

A Great Escape: Don't Panic

On Friday I picked up an RV for the week and the family and I went up to the finger lakes. We have a lovely wooden spot up near Watkins Glen and I’ve not been planning any runs or blog updates, although I did bring my gear. 221 more words

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