Dianne Hermann

Food Insecurity in America

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Food Insecurity in America by Temerity Forthright The third largest food producer in the world still struggles with feeding its own people. This country ranks third in terms of food production despite having a much smaller...

This Week in History: Feb. 20-26, 2017

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This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of February 20-26, 2017 February 20 1792 - The U.S. postal service is...

This Week in History: Feb. 13-19, 2017

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This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of February 13-19, 2017 February 13 1795 - The University of North Carolina...

President Reagan Shut Down Berkeley Riots in 1969

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Berkeley was the scene of riots in 1969. Times were very different and the situation then and now isn't really comparable. The country was in the midst of riots by domestic terrorists like Bill...

This Week in History: Feb. 6-12, 2017

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This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of February 6-12, 2017 February 6 1693 - A royal charter is granted...

AHA Sues Missouri School Over Bible Study – UPDATE!

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AHA Sues Missouri School Over Bible Study – UPDATE! by Temerity Forthright On December 22, 2016, I alerted readers that the American Humanist Association (AHA) had sued a Missouri Middle School for serving donuts at a...

This Week in History: Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2017

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This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of January 30-February 5, 2017 January 30 1798 - The first brawl in...

This Week in History: Jan. 23-29, 2017

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This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of January 23-29, 2017 January 23 1812 - A 7.8 earthquake shakes New...

This Week in History: Jan. 16-22, 2017

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This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of January 16-22, 2017 January 16 1847 - John C. Frémont is appointed...

This Week in History: Jan. 9-15, 2017

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This Week in History by Dianne Hermann “Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past, for human events ever resemble those of preceding times.” Machiavelli Week of January 9-15, 2017 January 9 1793 - The first hot-air balloon...