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National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Oregon Trail – Register Cliff)

Tomorrow – yes, tomorrow – is our National Parks’ 100th anniversary. (And all National Parks are free admission for four day. Happy birthday!) Although not part of the National Parks System, I felt the need to include in this seri...

Obamacare Is Out Of Business! (Video)

Well maybe not just yet but, with insurers like Aetna dropping out due to massive losses, it's only a matter of time as Obamacare was nothing but a kitchen table science experiment that all but the liberal ideologues knew was doomed to fail!But they...
by The Political Commentator on Aug 17, 2016

Book Review: Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America by Walter R. Borneman

An excellent biography of a President who was probably the most influential person to hold office between Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Aug 17, 2016

Book Review: The Presidents Club by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy

The most fascinating part, for me, was how each person governed before and after office as if the office was sacred and kept it that way despite political differences.
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Oct 14, 2015

United States: 46th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

This weekend marks the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, when a police raid on a gay bar in New York turned into a violent confrontation as patrons decided they weren't gonna take it any more.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Jun 28, 2015

Guest Post: 150th Anniversary Of America’s Victory at Appomattox

Today marks the 150th Anniversary of Gen. Lee's surrender to Gen. Grant at Appomattox Court House!This article by way of the WSJ was written by Frank Scaturro who serves as the President of the Grant Monument Association.'Throughout his lon...
by The Political Commentator on Apr 9, 2015

American Snipper movie hindi avi, mp4 full download

American Snipper movie hindi avi, mp4 full download : click here. If you go to a war movie, you want to root for Americans are wholeheartedly. Fighting Hitler? USA! USA! You such as our role in Vietnam working with controversial fights, but when you...
by Today Trending News on Dec 21, 2014

things you need to know when setting up a kitchen cupboard space at home

things you need to know when setting up a kitchen cupboard space at home, you need to understand how to do it. With the abundance of online tutorials discussing in information the treatments included in how to install kitchen cabinets. If you just wa...
by HOME DESIGN TRENDS on Oct 4, 2014

When setting up a cooking area cabinet – you need to understand how to do it

When setting up a cooking area cabinet, you need to understand how to do it. With the abundance of online tutorials discussing in information the treatments included in how to install kitchen cabinets. If you just want to freshen up the look of your...
by HOME DESIGN TRENDS on Oct 4, 2014

#201 Remembering 9/11

This isn't necessarily a happy or joyous post, but remembering is important. Where were you on 9/11?  I was driving on my way to a job interview at Laney High School for a substitute teacher's assistant in the special needs department.  I was li...
by Joy 365 on Sep 11, 2014

United States: 45th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots

This weekend marks the 45th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, when a police raid on a gay bar in New York turned into a violent confrontation as patrons decided they weren't gonna take it any more.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Jun 28, 2014

Memorial Day questions asked of beach-going American idiots! (Video)

But ask them the #1 app for smartphones and the answer might actually be correct!The people in this video who were interviewed by Jesse Waters on a Long Island, New York beach this past Memorial Day, and others just like them, represent the future of...
by The Political Commentator on May 30, 2014

#48 A taste of spring and Civil War

Today it was in the mid to high sixties...almost seventy degrees outside. I opened up all my windows and doors and let some fresh air into my house.  Lila and Irma spent most of the day outside, enjoying the fresh air too.  I did several loads of l...
by Joy 365 on Feb 20, 2014

The Tale of Thomas Jefferson (includes warnings)!

From one of TPC's readers, the many great accomplishments of and equally prescient warnings from, Thomas Jefferson! Who was Thomas Jefferson? This is amazing. There are two parts. Be sure to read the 2nd part (in RED). Thomas Jefferso...
by The Political Commentator on Oct 17, 2013

Book Review: Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard

A non-fiction account of the assassination of President James A. Garfield. Mr. Garfield was the 20th President of these United States and the second one to be assassinated in office.

Free At Last

July the 1st is Keti Koti. Maybe you knew this, but I didn’t until last year. Keti Koti is the Surinamese day of emancipation. In Amsterdam it is celebrated with a festival in the park near me. I presume it’s a lot bigger in Suriname. Keti Ko...
by More about Life on Jun 30, 2013

DVD Review: America: The Story Of Us: Rebels

America: The Story Of Us: Rebels DVD | Instant Video Narrated by Liev Schreiber History Channel Release Date: August 16, 2011 This is the first time I have been asked to review something from a channel that I watch more than any other. I loved...
by Geeks of Doom on Jan 29, 2013

Book Review: Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson

About: Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson is bar-none the best biography I have ever read. The book tells the amazing life of one of America's Founding Fathers and well known scientists. 608 pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Jan 17, 2013

Taos Pueblo—One of the Oldest Structures in the US

The US may be only a little more than 200 years old, but there are ancient structures here that are much, much older than that.  mapsales.com looks at the Taos Pueblo, one of the oldest structures in the country.    Taos Pueblo is part of the Eigh...
by MapSalesDotCom on Dec 4, 2012

Book Review: Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, and Heroes by David Fitz-Enz

Article first published as Book Review: Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, and Heroes: Madison's Commanders in the War of 1812 by David Fitz-Enz on Blogcritics. About: Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, and Heroes: Madison’s Commanders in the War of 1812...
by Man of la Book - Book Reviews on Nov 29, 2012


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