I’m not the only one getting stupid!

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Did Obama get paid to do this?

Goldman Sachs gave him plenty of$ https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2016/05/04/obama-flint-visit-drinking-water-lead-poisoning/83916778/   resident Barack Obama traveled to Flint, Michigan to talk to city leaders and residents about the city’s water contamination crisis. He said a “corrosive attitude in our politics” is partly to blame. … Continue reading “Did Obama get paid to do this?”

Guess there’s still hope for me. If C.L. could change, maybe I can?

It’s the birthday of novelist and Christian apologist C.S. Lewis (books by this author ), born Clive Staples Lewis in Belfast, Ireland (1898). He grew up in a big house out in the country. He said: “I am the product … Continue reading “Guess there’s still hope for me. If C.L. could change, maybe I can?”

Would an American President Lie?

On this day in 1986, Attorney General Edwin Meese revealed that proceeds from secret arms sales to Iran were illegally diverted to support Contra rebels in Nicaragua . Three weeks earlier, a Lebanese magazine had broken the story that the … Continue reading “Would an American President Lie?”

A serial killer detector

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It’s the birthday of astronomer Edwin Powell Hubble

Born in Marshfield, Missouri (1889). He was a gifted athlete, and for a while, it looked as if he might make a name for himself that way. He ran track and played baseball, football, and basketball. And — with the … Continue reading “It’s the birthday of astronomer Edwin Powell Hubble”

Things an unwanted child can do!

It was on this day in 1558 that Queen Elizabeth I ascended to the English throne. Her father, King Henry VIII, had broken with the Catholic Church to divorce his first wife and marry Anne Boleyn in hopes of producing a male … Continue reading “Things an unwanted child can do!”

‘As far as I can see, everything is cracking up.’ That is what The Golden Notebook is about!”

Today is the birthday of British novelist and feminist icon Doris Lessing (books by this author), born Doris May Tayler in Kermanshah (now Persia), Iran (1919). Lessing is best known for her novel The Golden Notebook  (1962), which became a kind of handbook for the … Continue reading “‘As far as I can see, everything is cracking up.’ That is what The Golden Notebook is about!””