Category Archives: History

ON THIS DAY: August 22, 2017

August 22nd is Be an Angel Day * Eat a Peach Day Pecan Torte Day Tooth Fairy Day National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Claude Debussy, Dorothy Parker and Count Basie, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 21, 2017

August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day * National Spumoni Day Sweet Tea Day World P.O.E.T. Day (Piss Off Early Today) ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Aubrey Beardsley, Lili Boulanger and Count Basie, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 20, 2017

August 20th is National Honey Bee Day * Chocolate Pecan Pie Day National Lemonade Day * National Radio Day International Homeless Animals Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Bernardo O’Higgins, Connie Chung and Akira Kurosawa, click

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Trump trapped by his own prevarications

By ann summers   The protests against those protesting Confederate statuary removal are justified to eradicate the “… systematic propaganda campaign to advance the racial cause of the Confederacy”, despite Trump’s apparent and continued sympathy for it using false equivalence. … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: August 19, 2017

August 19th is Coco Chanel Day * National Aviation Day * International Orangutan Day Soft-Serve Ice Cream Day World Honey Bee Day World Humanitarian Day * World Photography Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! John Flamsteed, Coco Chanel and Gene Roddenberry, click

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ON THIS DAY: August 18, 2017

August 18th is Bad Poetry Day Ice Cream Pie Day Fajita Day * Mail Order Catalog Day * Pinot Noir Day Serendipity Day * _______________________________________________________________ MORE! Antonio Salieri, Rosalynn Carter and Vladimir Nabokov, click

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Realpolitik, Surrealpolitik: Steve Bannon talks to liberals

By ann summers More puzzling is the fact that Bannon would phone a writer and editor of a progressive publication (the cover lines on whose first two issues after Trump’s election were “Resisting Trump” and “Containing Trump”) and assume that … Continue reading

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