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The Complete List of Things to Like about Donald Trump

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Cheer Up, America! It Could Be Worse!

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On Building Character During the Trump Presidency

The world now has a new, simple way to build character: Watch the American president, and Try your best to avoid acting like him. [Image found here.]

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On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday: A Public Service Announcement

This year, in the USA, the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is observed tomorrow. However, it is today — January 15th — which is his actual birthday.  Source of image: http://www.biography.com/people/martin-luther-king-jr-9365086

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My 2017 Birthday Stars

I turn 49 today. This is a 49-pointed star, to mark the occasion — an old tradition of mine. My first birthday was in 1968 — on the day I was born. A year later, on my second birthday, I … Continue reading

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Calvin and Hobbes, and the Peanuts Gang: Describing Christmas in America

The cartoonists Charles Schultz knew, and Bill Watterson knows, an immense amount about the uniquely American way to celebrate Christmas. . Their work speaks for itself.  I hope you enjoy these cartoons, and have both a Happy Christmas and Merry … Continue reading

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The Minute of the Winter Solstice

Shortly before Winter began at 4:44 CST (USA), I wondered if it were Winter yet, and googled it. Here’s what I found. I was astonished when I looked at the current time and the time of the Winter solstice, using … Continue reading

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