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Charlemagne 742–814

Everyone is Descended From Charlemagne [by Jack Lee] [Editor’ note– I stumbled across this fascinating article while researching Irish ancestors. Jack Lee has come up with an astounding revelation which most of us have thought of in reverse, as in– “So … Continue reading

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Israel and Iran: A love story?

From: http://www.ted.com/talks/israel_and_iran_a_love_story.html and: http://www.ted.com/speakers/ronny_edry.html– ‘When war between Israel and Iran seemed imminent, Israeli graphic designer Ronny Edry shared a poster on Facebook of himself and his daughter with a bold message: “Iranians … we [heart] you.” Other Israelis quickly created … Continue reading

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Sir David Steel– How my father changed history

From http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/features/3633208/How-my-father-changed-history.html– Maureen Paton 12:01 AM BST 02 Jul 2007 Sir David Steel talks to Maureen Paton about the church minister seen as a dangerous subversive for speaking out against Britain’s brutal suppression of the Mau Mau revolt. It’s an … Continue reading

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Early American Exceptionalism

by Jay Steel Hackenbracht This is a story about early American Exceptionalism. Oppressed people Came to America because they had a dream that there was a better opportunity for them to excel and contribute to society. This belief was fueled by the … Continue reading

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To Resolve Misunderstanding

“If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.”  — Abraham Lincoln “Many times, there is no conflict— the hard part is simply getting the conversation started.” (Remember the free toaster the … Continue reading

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The Greatest Weapon

Selling books door-to-door for three summers as an undergrad student, we were assigned to read, re-read, and re-read again, Og Mandino’s classic book, The Greatest Salesman in the World. In such a job, one quickly comes to the understanding that one’s biggest competitor … Continue reading

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