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Monday Links

Tax day quotes, cartoons, links, Dave Barry, and the 1967 cartoon version of The Beatles “Taxman.”

A Brief History of the Beer Can.

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865 – quotes, a brief synopsis of events, and a televised eyewitness report from 1956. Also, For Sale: The Telegram That Announced Abraham Lincoln’s Death.

News you can use: How to Dismantle a Nuclear Missile.

For Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday, check out his handwritten resume from 1482.

The Titanic sunk on April 14, 1912 – here’s an eyewitness account. Related: Titanic Food Menus For 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class Passengers.

ICYMI, most recent links are here, and include the science of dog farts, the Florida town where people cut off their appendages for insurance money, photos of Italy in the mid-1800s, and that time the US military made flying saucers.

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Elections

The 2020 Battle Begins

The 2020 campaign begins in earnest next week in Florida, when Donald Trump officially launches his reelection bid. On June 26, 20 Democratic candidates and five moderators hold the first of two nights of debates. Where do things stand? According to the polls, President Trump starts at a disadvantage. He has ... Read More
Energy & Environment

The Climate Trap for Democrats

The more the climate debate changes, the more it stays the same. Polls show that the public is worried about climate change, but that doesn’t mean that it is any more ready to bear any burden or pay any price to combat it. If President Donald Trump claws his way to victory again in Pennsylvania and the ... Read More