Daily Archives: November 19th, 2011 «

 

Why America is exceptional, a graphic example

Posted by: Phineas on November 19, 2011 at 2:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I wrote in the last post of how Lincoln, in his Gettysburg address, captured the essence of American exceptionalism in the ideology of liberty that ties this nation together and makes it so different from almost any other place on Earth. Well, coincidentally the Pew Research Center published the results of a […]

 

The anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

Posted by: Phineas on November 19, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Exactly 149 years ago today, President Abraham Lincoln dedicated the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in a speech lasting a little over two minutes: Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are […]

 

Weekend Open Thread

Posted by: ST on November 19, 2011 at 9:03 am » 2 Comments

Headed out here shortly to catch an early showing of Breaking Dawn Part 1 with the Sisters Toldjah – hopefully the crowds won’t be too bad since we’re going in the morning.  Got other activities planned for later in the day so I won’t be around much. Enjoy your fall weekend, everyone!

 

CNN

Posted by: ST on November 19, 2011 at 8:53 am » Comments Off

Sigh: Super Committee headed for failure?

 

Fortune

Posted by: ST on November 19, 2011 at 8:52 am » Comments Off

Good Read: It’s time to ban insider trading by Congress

 

Boston Herald

Posted by: ST on November 19, 2011 at 8:51 am » Comments Off

2012 Watch: Newt Gingrich: It all comes down to ‘Mitt & me’

 

Reuters

Posted by: ST on November 19, 2011 at 8:51 am » Comments Off

War: Libya: Seif al-Islam Qadhafi captured

 

Politico

Posted by: ST on November 19, 2011 at 8:50 am » Comments Off

Hmm: Biden’s hush-hush donor address