Month: December 2011

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Happy New Year!

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In Robert Farley
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On December 31, 2011
Want to pause before the festivities begin and wish all of our readers a Happy New Year! Everyone at LGM is deeply grateful that you’ve chosen to spend your time reading, sharing, and commenting on our posts. It’s a level of attention that we certainly never expected, and probably don’t deserve. Nevertheless, we’ll try as […]

Essence of Grouse

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On December 31, 2011

Here’s another menu from the New York Public Library historical menu collection. This is from the Third Panel Sheriff’s Jury of New York County dinner, February 20, 1900. I don’t kno

Border Fence

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In General
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On December 31, 2011
Another good piece on the worthlessness of the border fence. The fence itself just forces people desperate to cross into more dangerous and life-threatening situations. Undocumented immigration has declined the past few years since jobs in the U.S. have dried up and since Obama increased the number of work visas for Mexicans; the border fence […]

Historical Menus

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On December 30, 2011

I love historical menus. The New York Public Library has a fantastic selection up, asking for people to check the transcriptions. This might mean there are some check marks over menu items, but you ca

Obama’s Climate Betrayal

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In General
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On December 30, 2011
Thus is the title of Elizabeth Kolbert’s excoriation of the Obama Administration for fighting European attempts to regulate airline emissions. Rather than support European leadership on the issue, the Obama Administration is threatening a trade war against European nations. Nowhere has Obama been more disappointing than on environmental issues. This is precisely the kind of […]
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