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Edgefield

September 28th, 2013 Comments off

Note to self:

Preston Brooks, the Representative who beat Senator Charles Sumner with a cane near death in 1854, was from Edgefield;  Martin Gary, founder of the KKK, was from Edgefield; Benjamin “Pitchfork Ben” Tillman was from Edgefield; Strom Thurmond was from Edgefield.  (map)

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Where Does the Money Come From? Taxes…sometimes

September 27th, 2013 Comments off

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Even The Krugmeister Remembers

September 23rd, 2013 Comments off

From Paul Krugman, today:

Conservatives seem, in particular, to believe that freedom’s just another word for not enough to eat.

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It’s worth remembering…

September 18th, 2013 Comments off

From the Atlantic:

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Muslim Holiday Takes Over Naval Bases

September 18th, 2013 Comments off

From Wapo, 9/19:

In 2010 through 2012, the Navy outsourced out its ID processes to an Oregon-based company called Eid Passport

Well, gosh!  Was there not the slightest hint in the fact that the outsource was named for a Muslim holiday, the end of Ramadan?

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