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The Haunted Beach

Posted on August 19, 2017 at 6:03am 9 Comments

SCOTTISH AT DIEPPE

Blazing Bloody Battle Of France Is Described

Sees Canadian Army Fight Hun
--Front page headline and subheads
Windsor Daily Star, Aug. 20, 1942



"No Essex officer returned. ... Out of 30 officers who lived together at Aldershot and previously, I am the only original. Others had been transferred or were shot down in France.... Lads say they are glad I…

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12th Street and Clairmount, July 23, 1967

Posted on July 23, 2017 at 5:30am 9 Comments

“Are we going to let these peckerwood motherfuckers

come down here any time they want and mess us around?”



                                                                     -- William Walter Scott III, 19,

                                                                    shouting from the rooftop of a car,

                                                                    just before he hurled a bottle…

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Decoding the Right

Posted on July 16, 2017 at 6:24am 10 Comments

     I've spent a fair amount of time lately wondering why I'm having recurring bouts of deja vu about politics in general -- and US politics in particular. Then I remember: I've seen this all before, especially when it comes to right-wing "talking points".

     My proof? Take a look at this column by satirist Art Buchwald, written in 1973, as "advice" for those poor downtrodden Nixonians and other cement-heads who found themselves beset by moderate and left-wing Americans. Change a…

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Canada 150

Posted on July 1, 2017 at 6:00am 9 Comments





     I said I was going to write something to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday today, but I'm kind of stuck.

     See, everything that should be said has been said -- and far more eloquently and at far greater lengths than I ever could. So I'll just hit some high -- and low -- points.

     We so-called "Found-Ins" are all…

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At 6:53am on November 27, 2012, Harp said…

I wasn't sure how to tell you about my response to your Open Call.   So I left it here.   

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Hi Boa! I am happy to see you here and on my friends list. It looks like OS has an alternative.  

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Bo, my friend, it is so good to see you in here with the rest of us from OS. You add class to whatever site you join and I am happy to be on your friend's list.

 
 
 

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