Monthly Archives: November 2007

Text of the Veterans Day Proclamation

(Italics mine) Veterans Day, 1954 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION 3071 Whereas it has long been our customs to commemorate November 11, the anniversary of the ending of World War I, by paying tribute … Continue reading

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War is Horrible, but…

Robert Higgs has graciously granted permission to link to his paper, “War is Horrible, but…”. I give you the beginning to whet your appetite, not just for the rest but for the entire, thought-provoking web site. War is Horrible, but… … Continue reading

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"Let Us Begin"

John Denver wrote this around 1986. Here, he performs it with Alexander Grotsky, a popular Soviet singer. Some things may have changed, but not really. ‘Nuf said.

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Panties for Peace

A New Use for Old Undies!! Jim Hightower is alway a good read. Now he’s added video to his site. Having met Jim a few years back, I find myself looking to see how he’s aged, which distracts from his … Continue reading

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All Saints’ Day

I don’t know why I like this feast so much, but I always have. Perhaps it’s the perspective, the hope in those Clouds of Witnesses. Regardless, for today, the first lesson from the Episcopal Church’s liturgy. (Although it says “famous … Continue reading

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