I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. -- Mark Twain . . . . . . . As long as one lives, one can learn. -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Joined July 2017
Replying to @SpeakerShinjini
A question I've yet to see be asked: What part of the greatness of America WASN'T accomplished by immigrants or by their "proud to be American" descendants?
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Republicans are determined that this NOT be taught in schools: "Letter from Birmingham Jai," 1963. teachingamericanhistory.org/…
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“If you find yourself holding a Maya Angelou quarter, may you be reminded of her words: ‘be certain that you do not die without having done something wonderful for humanity.’” - Rep. @RepBarbaraLee nyti.ms/3niuqPr
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Here are four pages, single spaced, by a sitting member of the United States House of Representatives that may be summarized in just three words: CONTEMPT OF CONGRESS.
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As a general rule, I've always avoided posting statements of the Former Guy. For his response to President Biden's historic speech today, however, an exception ought be made:
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The name by which January 6, 2021 ought be known, forevermore: To paraphrase FDR: "A Day That Will Live In Infamy." time.com/4593483/pearl-harbo…
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Check this out folks! The @GOP Party Platform of 1976 pledges its unwavering support for the "speedy ratification" of the EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT! 46 years later, we need to ask: In 2022, will the @GOP finally fulfill its promise? fordlibrarymuseum.gov/librar…
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A "must see," of just shy of 6 minutes: "[A]t this vineyard, the Paradiso di Frassina, there's another peculiar ingredient. For seven days a week and 24 hours a day, these Sangiovese grapes are fed a steady diet of Mozart." pbs.org/newshour/show/you-ca…
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I find myself without words to adequately describe this truly extraordinary thread:
After a Christmas road trip into the mountains fell apart ....my daughter and I spent our Christmas morning with/feeding the homeless. Some thoughts/observations on the experience, and the homeless problem, in general. 1/
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All through the night, Not a creature was stirring ... But first thing in the morning ... Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas!
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Leadership matters. Most Americans are grateful to have it once again. "Tune in as I deliver remarks on the status of the country’s fight against COVID-19." nitter.fdn.fr/i/broadcasts/1Yq…
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"We will heal. We will recover. And we will rebuild — together."
President Biden
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There's no one in the Republican Party worthy of even carrying her luggage:
Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) is TIME's 2021 Athlete of the Year #TIMEPOY ti.me/3oOnhaI
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The “How to Steal the Election” PowerPoint, in its entirety: web.archive.org/web/20210716… nitter.fdn.fr/MollyJongFast/st…
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“I promise you -- it’ll go away if you just keep at it, okay?” President Biden, offering words of encouragement to a young girl who struggles with a stutter, empathizing with her as someone who has had a lifelong stutter himself. cnn.it/3lxlg0w
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Police complaint against Rosa Parks, Montgomery, Alabama, December 1, 1955: “A colored female sitting in the white section of the bus, and would not move back."
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