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Musical Interlude: I’m Your Puppet, The Purify Brothers

The Presidential debate a couple nights ago gave me an ear-worm when one candidate accused the other, sans any real evidence, that he was a puppet and he ever so cleverly shot back, “No, you’re a puppet,” sounding about as grown up as you’d expect that line to sound. I need to exorcise that ear-worm […]

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1956 Fire Reports

Here are some local news reports of the fires my great-grandmother refers to in her journal entries for October. Apologies for the typos and missed words- I was working from some badly done OCR texts which garbled columns into one long scrambled piece of text. Logansport Press (Newspaper) – October 7, 1956, Von Tobel Lumber […]

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Great Grandma’s Journal, second week of October, 1956

October 8, Monday Cleaned up the place. It is so dry down here- was afraid to heat the water or start the fireplace.  Chuck brot me a big load of  (slabs?)- sure is good to see that much firewood.  Watched Mrs. Kinell’s television.  It was very cold down here. October 9, Tuesday Worked around, then […]

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Great Grandmother’s Journal, October Week 1, 1956

I haven’t done any of these for a while, so I’ll review.  My great grandmother and her husband raised 4 children in the Chicago area. He was a supervisor at one of the steel mills.  He had been a teacher and really loved it, but she didn’t think teaching would bring in enough money to […]

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Wikileaks reveals serious evidence of Clinton’s pay to play Foundation

She created this mess An email from Clinton aide Huma Abedin to Robby Mook and Podesta from January 2015 discussed Morocco donating to the Clinton Foundation’s Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) to get access to Clinton. “Just to give you some context, the condition upon which the Moroccans agreed to host the meeting was her participation,” […]

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