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In April 1776, General George Washington, age 44, was the newly appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. His forces, about 25,000 in number, were made up of mostly untrained and undisciplined recruits with “a few veteran soldiers…and a lack of […]

The hidden history of the conspiracy to kill General George Washington brought to light

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In April 1776, General George Washington, age 44, was the newly appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. His forces, about 25,000 in number, were made up of mostly untrained and undisciplined recruits with “a few veteran soldiers…and a lack of […]

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John Waters’ ‘Mr. Know-IT-All’  Book premiers at Atomic Books

On Saturday night the line in front of the Atomic Books’ store, on Falls Road, in Hampden (Hon), curved around the block. I had a strong feeling of deja

A Conversation with Meghan Fredrich at the Maryland Film Festival

I interviewed Megan Fredrich at the Maryland Film Festival, Parkway Theatre, in Baltimore on Friday. She is the producer of an “all-archival short” documentary, entitled: “Deborah Harry Does Not

Flower Mart’s second day opens under cloudy skies    

BALTIMORE — The Flower Mart at Mount Vernon Place again featured live performances on a stage just south of the Washington Monument, It also put on some fun-filled contests

Fighting childhood hunger in Baltimore

Proverb 22.9 - “The generous themselves will be blessed, for they share their food with the poor.” Two splendid organizations, MOD Pizza and Generosity Feeds, teamed up, and with the

Baltimore’s Sherwood Gardens: Tiptoe through the tulips

Just after a little showers this morning on Sunday morning, Saturday, I got a chance to visit the Sherwood Gardens. They are located in northern Baltimore City, near Charles

Julian Assange: Hero or villain?

In 2006, the Australian-born Julian Assange, now age 47, founded Wikileaks. It slowly built up a first-rate reputation as an organization that got the inside scoop on war crimes

Sights and scenes from our trip to Maui, Hawaii

We were in Maui, Hawaii, from March 15 to March 24, 2019. This was our second trip to the island of Hawaii. The first time we went we utilized "The

New Orleans & its Heroic Defender, Major General Andrew Jackson

Last year, in early February, I spent a delightful week in the City of New Orleans. It was my first visit and also the beginning of the Mardi Gras

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra pushing to cut musicians pay as it plays hardball with the union

BALTIMORE — On Tuesday evening, January 8, 2019, a concert was held at the Roman Catholic Basilica of the Assumption in Baltimore, Maryland. It featured the brass and percussions sections

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