June 6th, 1944 We Remember

. First Wave at Omaha Beach WHEN HE WAS PROMOTED TO OFFICER RANK AT EIGHTEEN, S. L. A. MARSHALL WAS THE YOUNGEST SHAVETAIL IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY DURING WORLD WAR I. HE REJOINED THE ARMY IN 1942, BECAME A COMBAT HISTORIAN WITH THE RANK OF COLONEL; AND THE NOTES HE MADE AT THE TIME […]

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Edmund Burke

Saw this quote tonight, it seems to have really struck something in me. So much sadness and hate and violence, including the Cleveland woman who killed her small child by “scalding her baby to death”. I suppose I would be remiss if I didn’t say I was feeling in quite the melancholy mood. “The only […]

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I Speak my Mind

” I cannot help but speak my mind. I speak my mind because what is happening in my mind is much more interesting than what is happening in the real World.” Interesting —- I don’t know where this is from or who to attribute it to, but I will now use it for the reason(s) past, […]

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Mr Einstein

This is pretty much right on . . . “The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it” .

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Calvin Coolidge

On the eve of what would be the biggest change to our lives in America and how the government would get completely involved in our lives because of the “Cap and Trade act/bill“. I think former President Coolidge has it right . . . “If all men are created equal, that is final. If they […]

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Jeremy Taylor

“What can be more foolish than to think that all this rare fabric of heaven and earth could come by chance, when all the skill of science is not able to make an oyster?” – Jeremy Taylor [Most popular image on the blog! ] _______________________________________________________ Addendum: So my yearly break to refresh and rejuvenate is over. […]

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Kenichi Ohmae

The Mind of the Strategist: ” . . . for the strategic mind to work creatively, it needs the stimulus of a good, insightful analysis. In order to conduct a good analysis, it takes a strategic and inquisitive mind to come up with the right questions and phrase them as solution-oriented issues. Decisions made for […]

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Jazzonia

Oh, silver tree! Oh, shining rivers of the soul! In a Harlem cabaret Six long-headed jazzers play. A dancing girl whose eyes are bold Lifts high a dress of silken gold. Oh, singing tree! Oh, shining rivers of the soul! Were Eve’s eyes In the first garden Just a bit too bold? Was Cleopatra gorgeous […]

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