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The Rise and Fall of Richard Nixon

American history continues: The Rise and Fall of Richard Nixon by Michael Doyle Richard Nixon was a non-charming and awkward leader But then again to the astute among history readers His reappraisal warrants much for our consideration Hard born and … Continue reading

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The Dark Days of Great War

American History marches on into World War I. The Dark Days of Great War by Michael Doyle Like a thunderstorm in the darkest night The Great War descended in Europe’s sight Suddenly, it seemed that August night All of its … Continue reading

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On Becoming A World Power

American history continues as the United States advanced post Civil War into the early 1900s, our strength grew and with it wisely or unwisely we expanded our foreign policy out into the world with all its challenges good and bad. … Continue reading

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Ghost Towns of Russia

600 million miles of history, quite a lot of it tragically beautiful: Ghost Towns of Russia by Michael Romani The provocative label of ghost town Once chased around Tells the story of another dead town Across 600 million Russian miles … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Tale of Global Socialism Is One of Ruination

“The young Democrats swooning for Sanders appear unfamiliar with socialism’s century-long career, a dismal tale of ruination from Russia to Cuba to Venezuela. Indeed, are they even aware that China’s greatest reduction in poverty in human history correlates precisely with … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Deplete

Wormwood moments never complete Takes so long for radiation to deplete In a Spring’s chill, Russia in April 1986 The beginning of endless pick up sticks Meltdown core in chain reaction Black out failure in a second’s distraction Death walks … Continue reading

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