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About wordcloud9

Nona Blyth Cloud has lived and worked in the Los Angeles area for the past 50 years, spending much of that time commuting on the 405 Freeway. After Hollywood failed to appreciate her genius for acting and directing, she began a second career managing non-profits, from which she has retired. Nona has now resumed writing whatever comes into her head, instead of reports and pleas for funding. She lives in a small house overrun by books with her wonderful husband.

BROKEN PROMISES: 100 Years of Republican Campaign Slogans

This was originally posted June 23, 2016.  At that time, it was a warning. Now, it’s a reminder of how the U.S. got where we are today.   by Nona Blyth Cloud   The policies and sloganeering of the current Republican … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 6, 2020

June 6th is D-Day Anniversary * Applesauce Cake Day Drive-in Movie Day * National Eyewear Day Higher Education Day * National Yo-Yo Day * UN Russian Language Day * Huntington’s Disease Awareness Day ______________________________ MORE! Sarah P. Remond, Frank Chee … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 5, 2020

June 5th is Festival of Popular Delusions Day * Hot Air Balloon Day * National Ketchup Day Veggie Burger Day World Environment Day * __________________________________ MORE! Alifa Rifaat, Bill Moyers and Lois Browne-Evans, click

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Word Cloud: SUBVERSIVE

NOTE: This was originally posted on September 9, 2015, and was reprinted September 21, 2018. It has been re-formatted, but the message remains timely, without needing updating. Because the Power Seekers are always with us. by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Whenever … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 4, 2020

June 4th is National Cognac Day National Cheese Day National SAFE Day * National Old Maid’s Day * International Day of Innocent Child Victims of Aggression * International Tiananmen Square Protests Memorial Day ______________________________ MORE! Virginia Ragsdale, George Eastman and Monica … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: June 3, 2020

June 3rd is Chocolate Macaroon Day UN World Bicycle Day National Egg Day National Repeat Day ________________________________ MORE! Eleanor Coade, Allen Ginsberg and Imbi Paju, click

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ON THIS DAY: June 2, 2020

June 2nd is Rotisserie Chicken Day Rocky Road Day * Gun Violence Awareness Day International Sex Workers Day * ______________________________ MORE! Grace Aguilar, Hristo Botev and Yi So-yeon, click

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