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End Violence, Not Demand

anniversary of the 17Dec2003 sentencing of the Green River Killer

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244th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party

“The Tea Act: The Catalyst of the Boston Tea Party”

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Remember this anniversary


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🚀 ❝The Eagle has landed.❞

“The video of the very first moon landing of the apollo 11 mission in 1969! Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon with his now legenday words "One small step for man, a giant leap for mankind." This is a truly amazing video and it was in 1969!!! If you think about it, you have orders of magnitude more processing power in your mobile phone than they did in the whole space craft!! Incblurbible!”

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☥ ▽ Heinlein Day

Robert A. Heinlein • Before birthday

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☥ ▽ ❝Obey the principles without being bound by them.❞

Bruce Lee • Before passing day

Lived 27Nov1940 to 20July1973 (32). Cultural icon. filmmaker, martial arts instructor, philosopher, and founder of Jeet Kune Do. Notable Chinese American when there were hardly any positive Asians in Western popular culture. The most influential martial artist of modern times.

Obey the principles without being bound by them.
     — Bruce Lee

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❝Let us dare to read, think, speak and write.❞

John Adams passing day

Lived 30Oct1735 to 04Jul1826 (91). 2nd President of the United States, historian, diplomat, political theorist.

Let us dare to read, think, speak and write.
     — John Adams

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☥ ▽ ❝We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal…❞

Thomas Jefferson • Before passing day

Lived 13Apr1743 to 04Jul1826. Author of the Declaration of Independence and the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, third president of the United States, and founder of the University of Virginia.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
     — Thomas Jefferson

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❝I will offer a choice, not an echo.❞

Barry Goldwater passing day

Lived 01Jan1909 to 29May1998 (89 years). U.S. Senator, politician, statesman, conservative, libertarian.

I will offer a choice, not an echo.
     — Barry Goldwater

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☥ ▽ ❝Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do❞

Peter McWilliams • Before passing day

Lived 05Aug1949 to 14Jun2000 (50). Small "L" libertarian, drug war martyr and author of Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do. Died choking on his own vomit because he could not legally get medical marijuana.

Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do
     — Peter McWilliams

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Friday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry

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☥ ▽ ❝Action speaks louder…❞

Samuel Clemens • Before passing day.

Lived 30Nov1835 to 21Apr1910 (74). Author, humorist, satirist, philosopher. Father of the American novel.

Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.
     — Mark Twain

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Bill of Rights Day

Today is Bill of Rights Day, the most important American holiday that you’ve never heard of.

Think about it. Without the Bill of Rights, without the fundamental protection of individual liberty, the Constitution isn’t worth the paper it’s printed on.

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Happy Towel Day!

Douglas Adams Passing Day

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