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When crippling the federal government means crippling the country

“Today, as this bill becomes law, America ends a period of decline in her vast and world-famous transportation system. Because of the prompt and bipartisan action of Congress, we can now ensure for our children a special part of their heritage — a network of highways and mass transit that has enabled our commerce to thrive, our country to grow, and our people to roam freely and easily to every corner of our land.”

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Student's Don't Recognize President

When you were in school were you able to recognize not just the current president but past presidents? I was and I’m sure you were too especially if they were a president whose term was historic. 112 more words

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Afflicting the comfortable no longer in vogue?

There’s a saying that a free press’s key mission is to “comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.”

At the risk of sounding like a whiny baby who never got invited to one of these gigs, allow me now to say that the Washington Correspondents Dinner is a disgrace to the high-minded mission that the D.C. 408 more words

National News

Dark Victory, starring Humphrey Bogart and Bette Davis (and Ronald Reagan!), premiered this week in 1939.

Bogie famously said about Bette Davis:

Even when I was carrying a gun, she scared the be-jesus out of me.

Iconic

C. Everett Koop

C. Everett Koop (October 14, 1916 – February
25, 2013)

Charles Everett Koop was born in
Brooklyn, New York in 1916. In 1937 he earned his A.B. 266 more words

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Simple Quote Sunday

“Peace is not the absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.”
-Ronald Reagan

Achieving Happiness