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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 14 of a series Feeling down? Need something to pick you up, lift your spirits? Then don’t watch this movie. I saw this many years ago, but it was on TV. It’s Testament, from 1983, featuring some notable players. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 11 of a series Family members got together over lunch a few weeks ago, and somebody brought up the news. The Notre Dam cathedral had burned. My first thought was this was bad news for those people in South … Continue reading

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Wednesday Bad Movie

Number 9 of a series Never read the book, never saw the movie until it streamed on Amazon Prime Video. I figured it was about time. From 1970 it’s Catch-22. Details are from Wikipedia. Here is the cast. Alan Arkin as Captain … Continue reading

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Women Who Won the War

Liza Mundy “is an American journalist, non-fiction writer, and fellow at New America Foundation,” and she has deeply researched a matter that had to lie sealed for decades. She has abundantly put to light a crucial course of events from 75 years … Continue reading

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American Icon

This was 22 years ago. We were sitting around an upscale living room in  Plano, Texas. The local school district was suffering under a board member who wanted to include the creationist book Of Pandas And People in the science … Continue reading

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Bloody Sunday

To understand the Battle of Waterloo you need to know some background. Napoleon Bonaparte obtained his early military experience during the French Revolution with fighting on his home island of Corsica. He rose through his successful military exploits in the … Continue reading

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