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Favorite books The Crisis of the Old Order by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr  Truman by David McCulloch Lincoln by David Herbert Donald Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Dr. Hunter S. Thompson  Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin Walden by Henry David Thoreau The Collected Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway The Gallery of Regrettable … More Favorites & Top Tens


Here’s an article from 2018 in History News Network Flying in the post September 11th world is often a maddening gauntlet of petty and seemingly arbitrary rules and procedures at the cold, probing hands of the TSA. But the current security measures are only additions built upon the foundations of the reaction to a wave … More Hijackers

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I can still feel the music shaking my ribs and sternum, the 100-plus decibels impacting my eardrums, the lights on stage filling the once-dark arena. And suddenly a man wearing a loincloth hanging onto a rope swings across the stage like Tarzan, swinging back and forth until he stops and grabs a guitar. Ted Nugent, … More Still Fans?