Category Archives: History

U.S. Ambassador to the UN: ‘I Wear Heels’ for ‘Kicking’

“U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Monday that by putting countries there “on notice,” and by “actually act[ing] on what we say,” the new administration is working on changing the culture at the world body, and demonstrating … Continue reading

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Lessons From Fahrenheit 451 – Facts Are Useless Without Context

Lessons From Fahrenheit 451 for the Modern Day | The Art of Manliness ““Cram them full of non-combustible data, chock them so damned full of ‘facts’ they feel stuffed, but absolutely ‘brilliant’ with information. Then they’ll feel they’re thinking, they’ll … Continue reading

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Ex-CIA Officer Claims Trump Likely Right About ‘Wiretaps’ — and It’s ‘Worse Than Watergate’

“Clearly they were after gossip…” Source: Ex-CIA Officer Claims Trump Likely Right About ‘Wiretaps’ — and It’s ‘Worse Than Watergate’

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‘Women’s March’ Organizer Is Leaving the Country—After Being Caught For Lying About Terrorism

‘Women’s March’ Organizer Is Leaving the Country—After Being Caught For Lying About Terrorism “Rasmea Yousef Odeh failed to disclose on her U.S. visa form 20 years ago that she was convicted of murdering two Israeli students in a supermarket bomb attack and for … Continue reading

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China economic reform: Shifting from Manufacturing to Service creates ‘crazy’ situation

Boao Forum: China’s economic reform efforts could create ‘crazy’ situation: BCG’s Bürkner “The government is working to transition the economy away from China’s old growth model — driven by manufacturing and exports — toward one supported via services sectors like … Continue reading

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Peace in the Garden

AMERICAN DIGEST Essays, News, Notes, and Quotes

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The longest stretch of no sunspots since 2009

The longest stretch of no sunspots since 2009 | Behind The Black “The Sun just completed its longest stretch, 15 days, without sunspots since 2009, suggesting once again that the solar minimum is coming much sooner than expected. So far this year … Continue reading

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