George Washington

Perhaps one reason why it is easy to fall out of the habit of personal journaling is that we ascribe more emotional energy to it than it requires. If we assume every entry needs to be an eloquent and thorough reflection on the day’s events,

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The Citizens of America, placed in the most enviable condition, as the sole Lords and Proprietors of a vast Tract of Continent, comprehending all the various soils and climates of the World, and abounding with all the necessaries and conveniencies of life, are now by

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Eight years ago, my sister Rachel and I made a cassette tape about George Washington for fun (yes, this is what teenage Read girls did for fun…in the era when I made a portrait of George Washington the desktop background on our computer). We organized

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If you want to send a message to Washington, you must speak in its language. Washington only comprehends the electorate’s desires based upon the margin of victory between the winning candidate and the losing candidate from the opposing major party. If Obama wins, third party

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OHATCHEE, Al. June 15, 2011 — Last week, I happened to be running errands on a military post when the nearest TV displayed Fox News Channel announcing that Representative Anthony Weiner (D-NY) was about to make a statement concerning his rumored online affairs at any

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In its origins, Thanksgiving is no celebration of human prowess and cultural domination – and certainly not murder. American actress Angelina Jolie deliberately avoided being in the United States this Thanksgiving. As Rob Shuter of Popeater.com reported, “‘Angelina Jolie hates this holiday and wants no

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