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Out of Touch

Shortly after the 1912 presidential election, Woodrow Wilson visited his aged aunt whom he hadn’t seen for a long time. “What are you doing these days, Woodrow?” she asked. “I’ve just been elected president,” replied Wilson. “Oh, yes? President of what?” inquired the aunt. “Of the United States.” “Don’t be silly!” she snorted impatiently. While…

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What A Waste!

A rich man was determined to give his mother the best birthday present that year. He wanted it to stand out above all other family and friends. He read of a bird that had a vocabulary of 4000 words, could be taught to say works in numerous languages, and even sing opera. He immediately bought…

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“I Ask For Forgiveness”

This week 93-year-old Oskar Groening is facing 300,000 counts of accessory to murder. Yes, you read that right, three hundred thousand! How is this possible? Oskar Groening worked at Auschwitz, the notorious Nazi concentration camp. Since he was just the bookkeeper, he insists that he never physically harmed a prisoner himself. In fact, when he…

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Child At Heart

Pat Roberts is a seasoned 78-year-old, a U.S. Senator, and former Marine captain. Behind the dry, stoic demeanor, Pat Roberts seems to have a softer, childish side. He was recently in the middle of an extremely exciting and invigorating Senate Finance Committee hearing on U.S. tariff policy. As the discussion was taking place, Pat Roberts’…

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Critically Endangered

He is old, battered, and worn down, but he is the last male northern white rhino in the world. With poaching as severe as it is, this 40-year-old rhino is under constant guard. Forty armed rangers have been enlisted to protect him. Even though they already removed his horn to deter poachers, the guards still…

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The Irony of the D.C. Power Outage

All it took was a small explosion at a power transfer line and a widespread power outage swept through the Washington, D.C. area. In just a few seconds, Washington was left powerless. If we think about it, it’s actually rather ironic that arguably the most powerful government in the world, symbolized by the White House,…