Benjamin Adams

22 Feb 19
blueridgepeople

An Ancestral blog by Terrell Ledbetter, 6th great grandson of John Walker submitted 2/25/2019 Large caveat: I have seen confusion and much misinformation about John Walker (1728-1796) my 6th great-grandfather.  This man’s family immigrated from Ireland.  The family of John Rutherford Walker immigrated from Scotland.  John Rutherford’s mother was a Rutherford while we do not […]

22 Feb 19
Robert Morrison says...

Well, it is that time again, ladies and gentlemen. Time for me to pretend that I either a) can see into the future or b) am smart enough to know what a gargantuan voting body will think about the year in movies. In reality, this is, as always, going to trend more in the direction […]

22 Feb 19
None of this is Normal

Thursday February 21, 2019

22 Feb 19
UPROXX

There are a lot of categories at the 2019 Oscars. Let us help you make sense of them.

22 Feb 19
RIELPOLITIK

Source – kauilapele.wordpress.com –  “…the “intel dumps” will be about the politicians and power brokers who are receiving huge bribes from the illegal drug industry, CIA sources say. Already, the drug lord El Chapo testified at his sentencing hearing that Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, and others received drug money […]

22 Feb 19
Swimming World News

The fourth day prelims session of the 2019 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships featured heats of the 200 fly, 100 back and 100 breast on Friday at Georgia. Live Stream (Needs SEC Network+ subscription) Live Results More SEC coverage Order of events Women’s 200 Fly Men’s 200 Fly Women’s 100 Back Men’s 100 Back Women’s […]

22 Feb 19
Happy Bookshelves

Growing up, I always loved watching the Oscars. As a child, I had no idea what any of the movies were or who the actors/actresses were, but I loved getting to stay up late on a school night to watch. As I grew up and stopped going to the movies, I cared about these award […]

22 Feb 19
LAW AND RELIGION FORUM

For a project I’m now working on, I’m reading through the church-state writing of the likes of George Washington, John Adams, and Theophilus Parsons, and it is striking how different it is from what one sees in the writing of Thomas Jefferson. Here is a new critical study of Jefferson, Thomas Jefferson: A Modern Prometheus […]

22 Feb 19
The New Observer

An spy company staffed by Jews from Israel attempted to influence a local US election as part of a larger attempt to infiltrate American politics, a report in The New Yorker magazine has revealed.

22 Feb 19
Desde la 4ª Pared

Ya están aquí, ya llegaron Los Oscar 2019. No sabemos cuál se alzará con el mayor galardón de la noche, ni cuál será la que más estatuillas se lleve, pero aquí dejamos nuestra apuesta. MEJOR PELÍCULA Black Panther Green Book Roma Ha nacido una estrella El vicio del poder La favorita Bohemian Rhapsody Infiltrado en […]

22 Feb 19
the People's Interest

…the pilot episode. This President’s Day, I figured I would start a series on the presidency, maybe beginning with an introductory post and then following up, on an annual basis, with a profile of an American President, say, in chronological order from the very beginning. Then it occurred to me that this would require forty-odd […]

22 Feb 19
Era of Good Feeling

Before we get into the nitty-gritty, let’s take a look at how lucky we are this year to have so many “firsts” among the nominations: