Monthly Archives: July 2020

Goodbye (Again) Columbus – Part 8

Washington Irving is best-known for his story about Rip van Winkle, who encountered the “wee folk” in the Catskills and subsequently fell asleep for 20 years. Less well-known is Irving’s delightful History of New York from the Beginning of the … Continue reading

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Goodbye (Again) Columbus – Part 7

Washington Irving is best-known for his story about Rip van Winkle, who encountered the “wee folk” in the Catskills and subsequently fell asleep for 20 years. Less well-known is Irving’s delightful History of New York from the Beginning of the … Continue reading

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Goodbye (Again) Columbus – Part 6

Washington Irving is best-known for his story about Rip van Winkle, who encountered the “wee folk” in the Catskills and subsequently fell asleep for 20 years. Less well-known is Irving’s delightful History of New York from the Beginning of the … Continue reading

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Goodbye (Again) Columbus – Part 5

Washington Irving is best-known for his story about Rip van Winkle, who encountered the “wee folk” in the Catskills and subsequently fell asleep for 20 years. Less well-known is Irving’s delightful History of New York from the Beginning of the … Continue reading

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Goodbye (Again) Columbus – Part 4

Washington Irving is best-known for his story about Rip van Winkle, who encountered the “wee folk” in the Catskills and subsequently fell asleep for 20 years. Less well-known is Irving’s delightful History of New York from the Beginning of the … Continue reading

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Goodbye (Again) Columbus – Part 3

Washington Irving is best-known for his story about Rip van Winkle, who encountered the “wee folk” in the Catskills and subsequently fell asleep for 20 years. Less well-known is Irving’s delightful History of New York from the Beginning of the … Continue reading

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Goodbye (Again) Columbus – Part 2

Washington Irving is best-known for his story about Rip van Winkle, who encountered the “wee folk” in the Catskills and subsequently fell asleep for 20 years. Less well-known is Irving’s delightful History of New York from the Beginning of the … Continue reading

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Goodbye (Again) Columbus

Washington Irving is best-known for his story about Rip van Winkle, who encountered the “wee folk” in the Catskills and subsequently fell asleep for 20 years. Less well-known is Irving’s delightful History of New York from the Beginning of the … Continue reading

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You, Us, and Columbus

Christopher Columbus’s log of the first voyage did not survive. So right there you have a cover-up. An “abstract” of it, written in the 1530’s by Bartolome de las Casas, is all we have. [1] A book by Simon Wiesenthal, … Continue reading

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Clues To the Illinois Situation

Because I live in Illinois, I seek clues about the true situation here. This morning, local newscast WCIA opened with a happy horsesh** story about people getting “flocked” and held for ransom to benefit Alzheimers research. Random persons have been … Continue reading

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