Friday, November 12, 2010


On This Date In 1757 French and Indian warriors staged an attack on German Flatts in British Province of present-day Herkimer NY.
On This Date In 1815 Elizabeth Cady Stanton, spokesperson for the rights of women, was born in Johnstown, New York.
On This Date In 1899 pioneering panoramic map artist Albert Ruger died on November 12 in Akron, Ohio.
On This Date In 1946 Song Of The South was released, a film by Walt Disney and RKO Radio Pictures, based on stories by Joel Chandler Harri.
On This Date In 1969 investigative journalist Seymour Hersh breaks My Lai Massacre and Cover-Up to an outraged American public.
On This Date In 1971 Genesis releases "Nursery Cryme", the band's third studio album. In 1984 Madonna releases Like a Virgin, her second.
On This Date In 1993 UFC 1 -Ultimate Fighting Championship's first PPV event, occurred at the McNichols Sports Arena in Denver, Colorado.
On This Date In 1996 Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight 763 and Air Kazakhstan Flight 1907 collide mid-air: all 349 people on both flights died.
On This Date In 2001 Airbus A300 AA Flight 587 crashed into Belle Harbor in Queens, NYC. All 260 people aboard, 5 people on the ground died.
On This Date In 2007 The Rolling Stones release 'Rolled Gold+: The Very Best of the Rolling Stones (2007 edition)'.
On This Date In 2009 Centers for Disease Control Estimates 22M Cases of H1N1 Flu in US, with 3900 deaths, including estimated 540 children.
On This Date In 2009 Maj. Nidal Hasan was officially charged with 13 counts of murder in the Fort Hood Shooting.

Happy Birthday Neil Young (1945), Rhonda Shear (1954), Nadia Comaneci (1961), Naomi Wolf (1962), Tamala Jones (1974), Anne Hathaway (1982).
RIP Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), Jack Oakie (1903-1978), Grace Kelly (1929-1982), Ina Balin (Ina Rosenberg) (1917-1990).

An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell it occupied. -Arnold H. Glasow

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others. -Ambrose Bierce

A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader. -Harry S. Truman

A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead. -Leo Rosten

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching. -A. Bartlett Giamatti

Be conservative in what you do, be liberal in what you accept from others. -Jon Postel

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. -William Arthur Ward

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. -Herb Caen

Veteran - Give of ourselves to those who serve us everyday. #USA #MIL #TOS #SOT

Thank You Soldiers - Veteran's Day/Memorial Day Song 3rd grade class singing sincere Thank You to our brave and strong soldiers.

Veteran's Day Tribute Remember our Veterans, and those who continue to serve our country every day #USA #MIL #TOS #SOT

I voted for a charity [911 Memorial] to receive funding from @americanexpress. You can, too! Join now. #AmexMP

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