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Rush Limbaugh announced Thursday during his radio broadcast that he’s releasing a new book aimed at telling his version of the very American holiday, Thanksgiving, in a way that’s meaningful for children, absent political tampering.
For the attic rummagers among us, nostalgic fans of the golden age of conservatism, there may be no better Christmas gift than "Freedom Is A Hammer: Conservative Folk Revolutionaries of the Sixties," a new anthology CD issued with a handsome booklet by the Omni Recording Corp.
The National Gallery of Art has, at last count, 108,000 old master and modern prints, etchings, drawings, and other works on paper — by artists ranging from Albrecht Durer to Pablo Picasso. None of them is on permanent view. Out of sight doesn't mean inaccessible, however.
In 1776, the warning that "the British are coming" came in a lantern lit in a steeple, and Paul Revere rode horseback to alert the people. In terms of mass communication, not much had changed since the days before the Roman Empire's horse-drawn chariots and widespread ignorance. All this changed after the War of Independence, and a free nation was formed.
President Obama is said to have 2,000 songs on his iPod, but he's never mentioned the Beastie Boys. Too bad. He could learn so much from them. Still can.
A Kansas judge declared a mistrial in a murder trial Wednesday after a newspaper reporter tweeted a photo that included the grainy profile of a juror.
The Freemasons, the venerable "secret society" featured in blockbuster films "The Da Vinci Code" and "National Treasure," is back in the limelight — by choice this time — with a new attitude and a new marketing campaign to attract a new generation of members.