Trying to Make Sense of Our Democracy
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April 1, 2010
For Mississippi, when you say that it was the second state to "succeed" from the Union-- I think you mean "secede".
August 24, 2010
Idiots Out Walking Around.... Actually, Iowa is a Native American word for "the land between two rivers" More pigs than people. Before the Agriprocessors raid, there were more Orthodox Jewish Rabbi's in Iowa (per capita) than New York. Since then, Iowa has been the poster child for denying someone civil rights based on religion. Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren (Dear Abby) grew up in Iowa. If Iowa were a person, it would be Tom Arnold - famous for the wrong reasons, kinda goofy, and has it's ups and downs. Iowa is defined by people who are accepting, caring, and still suspicious of anything different. Misconception - Iowa is not flat - try riding your bike across it during RAGBRAI.
August 25, 2010
Scott Clarke adds...
On you Map and details of Maryland, Poe's middle name is Allan, not Allen. Thanks for making the correction.
October 13, 2010
this is intresting
November 6, 2010
quagga mac asserts...
Me like map a lot. Me will use with me guvment stuDents. Signed, dumb American
January 9, 2011
I think the map makes some interesting perceptions. I like the nicknames of each state.
January 29, 2011
Your name for New Mexico is very incorrect. My ancestors came to New Mexico from Spain in 1598, long before most people of European descent's ancestors came to the Americas. Of course most of us with ancestors that arrived in 1598, also have ancestors who lived here long before Columbus stumbled on the Americas. Hispanics in New Mexico have been battling your version of prejudice since the U.S.A. invaded us (we weren't acquired, we were stolen) in 1847.
January 30, 2011
Under Wisconsin you are incorrect about Lake Michigan being the largest fresh water body in the world. It is in fact Lake Superior that is the largest.
July 8, 2011
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July 8, 2011
www.vasarthumor.at.ua The Conditions of the Contest Announce that the International forum of visual humor “Fun in Vasylivka Style”. The forum is held for development and support comic visual arts, strengthening of creative and professional international contacts, promotion of local Vasilyvsky and other brands and themes. The main theme: “The Castle” Additional theme: free
April 28, 2012
Angelou is also from Arkansas, as well as Missouri
October 16, 2014