davidl on December 2nd, 2020

Dr. Walter E. Williams has passed. From his last column published yesterday, CNS News:

If we accept the notion that rotten education is not preordained, then I wonder when the black community will demand an end to an educational

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davidl on December 1st, 2018

George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first President, has been reunited with Barbara:

HOUSTON (AP) — He was the man who sought a “kinder, and gentler nation,” and the one who sternly invited Americans to read his lips —

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davidl on September 4th, 2018

I did not comment on the passing of the Queen of Soul, the late Aretha Franklin, because I did not view it as political. It seems that Franklin and I are one opinion and her family of another.  The funeral:

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davidl on April 20th, 2018

Roger Stone has his opinion of the late Barbara Bush, and he is letting it be known, from Red State:

“She is descending into hell right now. She’s not going to heaven. She was a bad person,” Stone told

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davidl on November 7th, 2016

Janet Reno, Butcher of Waco, and kidnapper of Elian Gonzalez is dead, New York Post:

Reno died early Monday from complications of Parkinson’s disease, her goddaughter Gabrielle D’Alemberte said. D’Alemberte said Reno spent her final days at home in

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davidl on September 6th, 2016

Phyllis Schlafly the most important woman in American politics of the previous century has died at age ninety-two, from American Power:

Phyllis Schlafly, whose grass-roots campaigns against Communism, abortion and the Equal Rights Amendment galvanized conservatives for almost two

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davidl on June 4th, 2016

Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr, dead at age Seventy Four, from Filip Bondy, New York Daily News:

I was the Vietnam War protestor. My dorm-mate, Joe, was the ROTC recruit. We were good friends at the University of Wisconsin, bound

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davidl on November 1st, 2015

Fred Thompson has died, from USA Today:

NASHVILLE — Fred Thompson, a former U.S. senator for Tennessee, GOP presidential candidate, Watergate attorney and longtime Law and Order star, has died.

Thompson, 73, died on Sunday from after a recurrence

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Eric Florack on February 27th, 2015

I see David has already addressed this here, and it seems to me somehow inappropriate to put an addendum on his tribute. So instead I’ll write something here.

I said over at Billys that sometimes it’s the combination of the

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davidl on February 27th, 2015

The final beam-up, Leonard Nimoy dead at age 83, from Hollywood Reporter:

Leonard Nimoy, the Hollywood renaissance man who fashioned a long and prosperous career as the supremely logical and cerebral science officer Mr. Spock from Star Trek, has

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davidl on October 8th, 2014

From WHEC (Rochester, NY)

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a hospital spokesman said.

Thomas Eric Duncan was pronounced dead at 7:51 a.m. at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas,

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davidl on September 4th, 2014

I don’t know if Joan Rivers was an original, but she exhibited stalwart qualities. she toiled, rose, fell down, adapted and got back up again, from Hank Stuever, Washington Post:

In her long and relentless comedy career, Joan Rivers,

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davidl on August 12th, 2014

From Hollywood Reporter:

Lauren Bacall, the willowy actress whose husky voice, sultry beauty and all-too-short May-December romance with Humphrey Bogart made her an everlasting icon of Hollywood, has died, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. She was 89.

Bacall died

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davidl on February 11th, 2014

An American icon has passed. Shirley Temple Black dead at age eighty-five, from Norman Eisen:

We at Embassy Prague mourn the passing of Shirley Temple Black, U.S. Ambassador to Czechoslovakia and Ghana, movie star, and American icon. She was

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davidl on January 11th, 2014

The Lion has died. Ariel Sharon dead at eighty-five:

(CNN) — Ariel Sharon, the former Israeli prime minister who died Saturday at age 85, made a name for himself as a military and political leader who put Israel’s

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