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firstname.lastname@example.orgA boom bellowed and black smoke poured from the barrel’s mouth, but the caliber of sound the cannon made was only narrowly louder than the subsequent shrieks and gasps from the 12-and-younger crowd on Saturday at Antietam National Battlefield....
House Republicans still see nothing wrong with this idea: Taxpayers paying for nuclear plants that will never be built — for large corporations that make big profits. President Obama's tantrum over not getting his way with the gun-grabbing bill...
Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis never had the chance to meet each other as leaders during a divided America, but they're going to this weekend. The town? Costa Mesa. The place? Fairview Park. The occasion? "The town hall meeting that never...
Most people have heard about the bout of "Tulipmania" that spread through the Netherlands in the 17th century, but few know about "Pteridomania," or fern madness. In the 19th century, ferns were part of a popular health regimen. People would go into the...
Editor: What's in a name? I often ask people if they know why their parents chose the name they were given. Sometimes the answer is no, and I suggest the person ask their parents for an answer. I don't know why my parents chose my name, however, I...
WASHINGTON -- Tea party titan Rand Paul, visiting Howard University on Wednesday, told students that he had been called "either brave or crazy to be here" at the historically black college. Probably some of each: brave, because he's trying to sell...
“I just can’t understand the Hagerstown City Council. They say they need more money to operate, but they just keep on spending the taxpayers’ money and then talk about raising taxes. This mayor and council is the worst that I can recall,...
You might describe April 15 as America’s “anti-holiday.” As Joseph Thorndike, a historian and director of the Tax History Project, put it, Tax Day is "something we all share but not something any of us want to do." In fact, Americans...
Tags: Taxation, U.S. Congress, Barack Obama, Personal Income, Politics
The day after she turned 90, Kay Smith put on a long-sleeved red top and black slacks, pulled her silver hair straight back from her face, slipped on her black DK spectacles with the sparkling rims, grabbed her cane and headed over to class for the party....
A group of Chicago residents and preservationists are working to win federal approval to turn the entire Pullman neighborhood on Chicago's Far South Side into a national park. If approved by Congress or proclaimed a national monument by the president,...
Tags: Government, Mark Kirk, Passenger Cars, Business, Melissa Harris
Daniel Day-Lewis won virtually every award for best actor -- including his third Oscar -- for his remarkable portrayal of the title president in director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter Tony Kushner's superb 2012 drama. The focus is on the end of...
Lincoln most certainly would not be a Democrat To the editor: Screenwriter Tony Kushner, for the movie “Lincoln,” and Doris Kearns Goodwin, author of the book “Team of Rivals,” on which the movie was based, suggested that if...
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