Category Archives: The Culture

PragerU: What You Need to Know About Planned Parenthood

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Just for fun – First Class Dining on RMS Titanic

Hey, it’s almost time for dinner, right? Head chef Conor McClelland, from Rayanne House Guesthouse Belfast, cooks us through the mouth-watering nine course feast that would have been enjoyed, devoured and celebrated by first-class passengers on the RMS Titanic.   … Continue reading

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This is not progress – mental illness today in the USA

New York Daily News Today’s mentally ill have all but returned to the preinstitutional conditions of the 1850s and before: When not sleeping on the streets, many are again consigned to drift among a custodial system of prisons, welfare hotels … Continue reading

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President Trump Delivers Remarks on the Tragedy in Parkland, FL

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Romance – Poems and Songs

Originally, I wrote this in honor of my 50th wedding anniversary. Of course, I was divorced long ago and, even if I had not divorced, my ex-husband is no longer alive, so it wasn’t a real anniversary. Instead, I think … Continue reading

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Pączki Day (Detroit Style) aka Fat Tuesday

It’s Pączki Day, and in Detroit that means you should be sure to wear your stretchy pants or, as my old friend Denise used to say, your expando clothes! Pączki, or Polish doughnuts, are eaten on Fat Thursday in Poland … Continue reading

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Legendary singer Vic Damone dies at age 89

FOX NEWS Legendary crooner Vic Damone passed away on Sunday at the age of 89, his family tells Fox News. Damone, whose smooth baritone led Frank Sinatra to famously declare he “had the best pipes in the business,” died at Mount Sinai Medical … Continue reading

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