Category Archives: Biographies and Selected Persons

Happy Birthday to George Washington, Our First President

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Today is George Washington’s birthday.

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Happy Birthday, Pablo Picasso!

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Today would be the 133rd birthday of painter Pablo Picasso:

Pablo Ruiz y Picasso, also known as Pablo Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France. As one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, he is known for co-founding the Cubist movement, the invention of constructed sculpture, the co-invention of collage, and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore.

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Projection and Unconscious Confession

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There’s an interesting series of articles by Andrew G. Hodges, M.D., who is a forensic profiler. Hodges

works with words and analyzes the “see-all, tell-all unconscious mind” of people. He calls it the “super intelligence” and through psycholinguistics observes “how a person’s words reveal deeper unconscious messages.” …

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James Garner (April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014); Rest in Peace

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We lost a beautiful man yesterday. Beautiful in every sense of the word. Screen legend James Garner has died at the age of 86.

Now cracks a noble heart.—Good night, sweet prince,

And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!

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Hard Work: The Obama Resume

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This weekend we were treated to a puff piece by PARADE that told us all about how hard Mr. and Mrs. Barack Obama “struggled” when they worked menial minimum-wage jobs while growing up and pinched pennies to support themselves and their two young children after they both graduated from law school. It’s almost as if the authors (Lynn Sherr and Maggie Murphy) did no fact checking but accepted the Obama narrative as presented to them.

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Obama Mystery Theater: Barry’s Teachers

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Just for kicks, here’s a list of some of the many teachers who claim they taught Barry Soetoro/Obama in elementary and high school:

Kindergarten:  Most of us had one kindergarten teacher. Barry, as usual, is an exception. He had at least four, and counting:

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Obama Mystery Theater: Stanley Ann’s Passport Renewal of 1968 (Part Three)

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This is the third article in a series that looks at some passport records related to Stanley Ann Dunham Obama Soetoro (Ann), with special emphasis on an application she made to renew her passport in August 1968. In part two, we determined that it’s likely that Ann did have a passport that predated the passport she was renewing. Since her then-current passport was issued in July 1965, if she had a preexisting passport, then that passport may have been issued in July 1960, right after Ann allegedly graduated from high school and around the time that her family moved to Hawaii.  It’s also possible, however, that the earlier passport had been issued in July 1962, provided that she didn’t extend the expiration date for another two years.

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