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Yes, Virginia, Journalists Let Their Opinions Creep In-2001 ..

Having been ahead of the curve explaining last week's plunge in the economy, and the return of bi- partisan politics to Congress, we take a breather to examine the state of journalism ethics in ..
(January 15, 2007)
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Bush's Desk Eerie - Oval Office History

Odyssey of the White House oval office desk - from the ghost ship HMS Resolute to Queen Victoria to President George W. Bush - borders on the eerie. The strange tale begins in 1845 with Sir John ..
(April 12, 2007)
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Canadians Give United States History A New Slant - ..

Of all the snowbirds who winter in Florida, the most delightful are Canadians. They are universally courteous and friendly visitors - unlike a few native Americans who apparently feel they are family .
(April 12, 2007)
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Why I Am A Conservative

First, let us start with the dictionary definition of conserve: to keep from being damaged, lost or wasted; to save keep, or preserve. In politics, a conservative is defined as someone tending to ..
(March 10, 2007)
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Apt Phrases Live On - But Not Always Quoted Correctly

I will be on vacation this week - a diversion that causes my grandchildren to fall on the floor laughing. They believe I am on permanent vacation in Florida. Inasmuch as I write this column in ..
(March 10, 2007)
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Big Medicine Caused 1938 Missouri Flood

Oklahoma, Texas and Arkansas are experiencing a devastating flood, and I want everyone to know I had nothing to do with it. I gave up dabbling in the occult arts many years ago. After more than a ..
(March 10, 2007)
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How Virginia Learned There Really Was A Santa Claus

There are certain rites of passage we humans must endure as we race through life. The first - and in some ways the most traumatic – is learning there is no Santa Claus who lives at the North Pole ..
(March 10, 2007)
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"An Irish Ball" - The Popular Songs of Ernie Ball

An Irish Ball The greatest Irish balladeer of all time was not an Irishman at all, but Ernest R. Ball of Cleveland, Ohio, who wrote “Mother Machree" and scores of other popular melodies reeking .
(January 27, 2007)
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Atlantis Found?

Location of Atlantis - capital of an ancient civilization said to have been destroyed by a monstrous volcanic eruption thousands of years ago - may have been substantiated by a group of Charlotte ..
(January 27, 2007)
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Come Spring, A Man's Mind Turns to Baseball - (With History of .

Ah! Spring has sprung, and “the boys of summer" are warming up at the Charlotte County Stadium for another season of that elegant sport baseball. As usual, I am awakened to the new season by ..
(January 27, 2007)
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Camel Cavalry - Civil War History

The dash of American soldiers overcoming Iraq desert sand in the triumphant march to Baghdad recalls a colorful experiment in 1855-60 using camels to militarily conquer the great American desert ..
(January 27, 2007)
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Unions Paying For Abuse Of Power - 1978 Editorial

Unnoticed in the spate of dramatic labor union events of the past week is a sudden acceleration in the “de-unionization" of America. The 111-day-old coal strike ended in a Pyrrhic victory for ..
(January 18, 2007)
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New-Old China - 2003 Editorial

"May we walk with you and practice English?" This was the courteous question by two Chinese college students standing in the twilight outside the Kwangchow Hotel compound for foreigners in September ..
(January 18, 2007)
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"Chinese Genie Out Of The Bottle" - China Capitalism .

Chinese Genie Out Of The Bottle KWANGCHOW, P. R. CHINA - Momentous change affecting the whole world is underway in the Peoples Republic of China, but the speed and direction will be determined here ..
(January 18, 2007)
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Lady Bird’s Azaleas Beautiful and Clean - 1965 Editorial

Lady Bird Johnson is planting azaleas along Pennsylvania Avenue as her contribution to the Great Society, and though this may appear to be a frivolous gesture to some it may prove to be of lasting ..
(January 14, 2007)
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Supreme Court Role Law Or Justice? - 1965 Editorial

Should the U. S. Supreme Court be a place of justice, or of law? Though this question at first glance may appear to be one of those semantic traps - such as, “Have you stopped beating your ..
(January 14, 2007)
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