Monthly Archives: June 2018

Muhammad Ali: Approach to Life

On June 28, 1971, four years after Ali’s conviction for violating the Selective Service law by refusing military service during the Vietnam War, the U. S. Supreme Court overturned that conviction by a unanimous 8-0 decision. The Ali quote featured in today’s … Continue reading

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George Carlin: Herd Mentality

George Carlin was a stand-up comedian known for his black humor and his social commentary. He died of heart disease ten years ago today, on June 22, 2008. Today’s two-diagram Quip-Find puzzle features something Carlin said about human nature. (Difficulty: ★★★ … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden: Liberty

Five years ago tomorrow, Edward Snowden, the computer professional who blew the whistle on practices of the National Security Agency, was charged by the U.S. government under the Espionage Act. He sought asylum in Russia. Today’s puzzle features something that Snowden said … Continue reading

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Robert F. Kennedy: The Appeal of Populism

Robert F. Kennedy died 50 years ago today while he was running for President; he was gunned down by an assassin moments after the celebration of his victory in the California primary. Today’s two-diagram Quip-Find puzzle features something Kennedy, as … Continue reading

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