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History counts. How can we attack a man for fighting for

civil rights when he had no choice but to negotiate with the worst of the worst racists? I don't blame him for striking out against the racism while gaining rights for minority Americans. Joe Biden did it when it counted.

GOP, trump and mcconnell ... "Take a problem and make it worse"

This statement should be the 'battle cry' of Democratic candidates. How can USA solve problems when the GOP is not interested?

Answer any question ... don't worry

no one can see your answers for 72 years. trump wants to scare people with citizenship question ... BS

The "72-Year Rule"

The U.S. government will not release personally identifiable information about an individual to any other individual or agency until 72 years after it was collected for the decennial census. This "72-Year Rule" (92 Stat. 915; Public Law 95-416; October 5, 1978) restricts access to decennial census records to all but the individual named on the record or their legal heir.
For More information about the origin of the "72-Year Rule," see the following:

Letter from Census Bureau Director, Roy V. Peel to Archivist of the United States, Wayne C. Grover, concerning the 72-year lapse between collection and release of decennial census records, August 26, 1952.
Letter from Archivist of the United States, Wayne C. Grover to Census Bureau Director Roy V. Peel, in reply to Peel's August 1952 letter (above), October 10, 1952.
Letter from Assistant Attorney General Robert G. Dixon, Jr., to General Counsel, General Services Administration, William G. Casselman II, Esg., concerning the origins of the "72-year Rule" and its evolution to 1973, June 14, 1973.

After 72 years, the records are released to the public by the National Archives and Records Administration. In accordance with the 72-Year Rule, the National Archives released the 1930 records in April 2002 and most recently, the 1940 records were released April 2, 2012.

For more information about the availability of census records, download Availability of Census Records About Individuals [PDF 150KB].

For more information about using census records for genealogical purposes, visit the Genealogy and Genealogy Publications pages.

Read between the lines, E. Jean Carroll could not tell if trump

was halfway or all the way inside her during his sexual assault/rape upon her .... Does anyone else understand what I understand? trump has a very small penis .... haaaaaahaaaaaaaaaaaahaaaaaaaaaaa ... she couldn't even tell?

trumper men should be worried that

their trumper supporting wives and girl friends all secretly wish that their men were trump ... fantasy land ... men might get a severe case of envy if they really figure out the truth.

"Sit down and watch" ....

my father told this to me in 1963. I asked "why?"
He said, "Because this is history."
Dad and Mom where watching the televised funeral of our recently assassinated President, J.F. Kennedy.
I sat and watched for a short time, looking for my escape from something I could never understand, being a very young age. I do remember the procession down Pennsylvania Ave.

Mrs. Kennedy instructed chief usher J.B. West to follow the protocol and details of Lincoln's 1865 state funeral for her husband. Kennedy's remains were taken to the center of the East Room and set upon the same catafalque used at Lincoln's funeral. On the twenty-third various officials and heads of state were received and viewed the flag-draped coffin. The public was not admitted. The following day the coffin was taken to the Capitol rotunda. More than 250,000 people filed past Kennedy's flag-draped coffin. On November 25, the day of the funeral, a horse-drawn caisson carried the casket down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House. There Mrs. Kennedy and the mourners, official and personal, waited. They walked with the procession—military escort, band, and the symbolic rider less horse with boots reversed in the stirrups—eight blocks to St. Matthew's Cathedral, where the funeral service was held. After the service, the caisson carried the president's remains to their final resting place in Arlington Memorial Cemetery.


In 1969 my father again said ... "Sit down and watch history being made."
I did watch and was totally captivated. It was summer. We kids ran out to look at the Moon to see if we could see the astronauts.

It is only seven months since NASA's made a bold decision to send Apollo 8 all the way to the moon on the first manned flight of the massive Saturn V rocket.

Now, on the morning of July 16, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins sit atop another Saturn V at Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center. The three-stage 363-foot rocket will use its 7.5 million pounds of thrust to propel them into space and into history.

At 9:32 a.m. EDT, the engines fire and Apollo 11 clears the tower. About 12 minutes later, the crew is in Earth orbit. (› Play Audio)

After one and a half orbits, Apollo 11 gets a "go" for what mission controllers call "Translunar Injection" - in other words, it's time to head for the moon. Three days later the crew is in lunar orbit. A day after that, Armstrong and Aldrin climb into the lunar module Eagle and begin the descent, while Collins orbits in the command module Columbia. (› View Flash Feature)


Never give up on the young. Inspire them, educate them, let them experience life.

trump rally, when are they serving the bug juice?

Woopsie, don't drink it!

You can access more than the 24 news cycle

Where the elite, intelligentsia post ... maybe?


It has dawned on me that USA is now holding back the world

instead of captaining the world to a better place ... that was our leadership roll for the past 100 years, no longer thanks to GOP and the new trump party. Yes, we have had many problems and failures along the way but the American soul of progress has always been kept alive. Climate change initiatives, green energy projects, human rights, woman's rights, health care, racial and economic parity, science research, diplomacy as a tool for international understanding, are all being cut off by trump. Now we are looking at a possible war with Iran? Here we are again ... smells like george w bush and the 'learn nothing' repubs. Just read that trump ends stem cell research from fetal tissue ( george w did the same) so this will set back medical research another decade. Good going GOP.

Abortion survivors ... women and girls

Maybe we need to redefine women who have had an abortion as "women abortion survivors" ... from war, rape, neglect. incest ...

Abortion survivors. Women and girls never would want an abortion except for the following reasons:
1. They have been raped, not only in our so called civil societies but, during times of war in countries where rape is a tool of war.
2. Girls are incest victims by family members including fathers, brothers, uncles, cousins.
3. Women that have no financial support from their government nor from the fathers and can't afford a pregnancy.
4. Girls are too young to bear a pregnancy that might kill them.
5. Women are drug/alcohol addicted.
6. The fetus is severely deformed and carrying this pregnancy to anything like a full term might kill the mother.
7. The woman has mental health issues.
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