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U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran recalls 9/11 memories at Leavenworth ceremony

>> About the country’s response, he said, “Fear is no match for selflessness of American people.”<< Please preview this "Let Freedom Ring POW-MIA 911" Playlist @ http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=...

September 13, 2011 at 5:01 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Remembering 'Running Bear'

A well-crafted tribute to an outstanding community member ...

>>But Martin Olson said his son’s death was not a tragedy, as a tragedy is filled with despair and blackness. Rather, Connor’s story was filled with hope and perseverance. <<

April 29, 2010 at 6:56 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Remember the Alamo

Walt Disney Studios fable about Davy Crockett at The Alamo perpetuates "Manifest Destiny Myths" that resulted from Stephen F. Austin's disobeying a lawful order from General Sam Houston ... a fact suppressed our culture's addiction to warfare news reporting (If it bleeds; then, it leads!)

>> Austin took temporary command of the Texan forces during the Siege of Bexar from October 12 to December 11, 1835. <<

Books on the Frontier
[1-Oct-2003]
by Richard W. Clement
http://www.amazon.com/Richard-W.-Clem...

This book subtitled as Print Culture in the American West (1763-1875) complements this author's 1996 volume: The Book in America ... In 2003, Dr. Clement headed the Department of Special Collections at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas (Lawrence) ...

Its narrative provides authentic insights into root causes of published "urban legends" (myths) that still influence land-use decision traps ...

This well-written 140-page hardcover book has 72 duotone illustrations. The 7-by-10-inch book is available in bookstores or from the Library of Congress Sales Shop

April 29, 2010 at 6:50 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Buffalo Bill Cody visiting Tonganoxie Community Historical Society

Our Tonganoxie Optimist Club "Digital Jaywalker" captured highlights of this special event ... See: http://picasaweb.google.com/RJBurkhar...

April 29, 2010 at 6:27 p.m. ( | suggest removal )