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B&O Railroad Museum

History of the Museum from B&O Museum website, "In the late 19th century, an overzealous publicity agent developed a trade show exhibit for a major American railroad headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland. This exhibit survived the railroad that sponsored it and grew to become a "national treasure" of railroad artifacts. Today, it comprises the collection of [...]

2017-06-05T21:44:37+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Iron Roads|0 Comments

Trump Quotes London Mayor Out of Context

Another case where Trump takes text out of context and twists words to create lie At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed!" — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 4, 2017 Comedian George Takei said: 'He said there was no reason [...]

2017-06-05T03:14:14+00:00 June 5th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Congressional Staffers & Family – Student Loans

Many emails circulate about members of congress, their staffers and their families do not have to pay back student loans. FALSE Some folks confuse the use of Title 2, Chapter 4, Section 60c-6 as doing such. The Chief Administrative Officer shall establish a program under which an employing office of the House of Representatives may agree [...]

2017-06-04T23:26:48+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Fact Checking, Just the Facts|0 Comments

Donald Trump – Climate Change is a Hoax, BUT Wants to Save Golf Course from Erosion

Is Donald Trump "two faced"? The Guardian, "Trump's other wall: is his Irish resort a sign he believes in climate change? Before he set sights on Mexico, Donald Trump had his eyes on a wall to protect his luxury golf resort. Does it suggest he recognizes effects of global warming?"[1] References: The Guardian, November 17, [...]

2017-06-01T21:44:58+00:00 June 1st, 2017|General, Shame|0 Comments

The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815–1860

The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815–1860 by Calvin Schermerhorn - Both Hardcover and Kindle available from Amazon.com By Calvin Schermerhorn Available from Amazon.com Calvin Schermerhorn’s provocative study views the development of modern American capitalism through the window of the nineteenth-century interstate slave trade. This eye-opening history follows money [...]

2017-05-30T20:24:28+00:00 May 30th, 2017|History|0 Comments