Daily Archives: February 9, 2013

SEQUESTRATION: John Boehner Said “I Got 98% Of Everything I Wanted”

Here we to with the next MANUFACTURED CRISIS. It’s called the SEQUESTER. Which would never have been necessary had Boehner and Co. hadn’t attempted to HOLD AMERICA HOSTAGE over the DEBT CEILING DEBACLE. Where did it come from? Budget Control … Continue reading

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Videos | Hadiya Pendleton Funeral Service

Huffington Post CHICAGO — Hundreds of mourners and dignitaries including first lady Michelle Obama stood and applauded the family of a 15-year-old Chicago girl for their strength Saturday, a week and a half after her death brought national attention to … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Today’s trailblazer is Leontyne Price. Mary Violet Leontyne Price (born February 10, 1927) is an American soprano. Born and raised in the Deep South, she rose to international acclaim in the 1950s and 1960s, and was one of the first … Continue reading

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African American History | Mae C. Jemison | 1st Black Female Astronaut

Mae Carol Jemison (born October 17, 1956) is an American physician and NASA astronaut. She became the first black woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. After her … Continue reading

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