It was either three years prior to her birth, or when my great-grandmother (GG) was three years old, that the Wright Brothers flew for 12 seconds in a field just outside Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. My late great-granny was born at home in St. Mary’s
Winston Churchill once said, “history will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.” Now, Churchill was a pretty good (amateur) historian, and he did write a lot history (as well as making it), but history has nonetheless not been kind to him.
Archives In solidarity, Mike Fox for Alan, Mike H., Dan, Janis, Deb, Dr. Bill, Donna, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA national team. “We Have No Choice”. Trump Worse Than Nixon. Join Us In The Streets! The table is set. The Judiciary Committee will be voting on
Archives In solidarity, Mike Fox for Alan, Mike H., Dan, Janis, Deb, Dr. Bill, Donna, Kimberly, and Bryan—your PDA national team. “We Have No Choice”. Trump Worse Than Nixon. Join Us In The Streets! After a history-making hearing on Wednesday — featuring testimony
Beginning in the 1970s, the city of Lewiston, Maine, suffered a massive population drain from all the closed mills. Thousands of Somali war refugees settled in the state’s second-largest city since the turn of the century and call it home. The refugees are actually credited with completely turning the city around since
Alaska's temperate rainforest is in a historic drought. The climate crisis is known to alter the Globe's rainfall patterns. The city of Anchorage was carved out of the rainforest known as Chugach. The Chugach rainforest forms a great arc around Prince William Sound and the
Cross-posted from Eclectablog.com During the time when the Flint water crisis was unfolding, right wing conservatives spent a lot of time trying to convince the country and the world that it was all the fault of the local government. They portrayed these local leaders as
Candidate A served 8 years in his state legislature Candidate B served 6 years on his city council. Candidate A served one term in the US House of Representatives, choosing not to run again. Candidate B served three terms in the US House of Representatives,
While I’ve spent the last couple days writing about events in Spain, it’s important to remember the other major separatist/independence news story: Kurdistan. So, while Catalonia engages in am organized “work stoppage” (to avoid restrictions on official “general strikes”), let’s take a look at Kurdistan.
Cross-posted from Eclectablog.com For weeks and weeks now the Indivisible group in Dexter, Michigan (“Indivisible Dexter”) and other residents of Michigan's 7th Congressional District have been asking Republican Congressman Tim Walberg to meet with them to answer questions and clarify his positions on repealing the