The Local Crank

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Just a simple Cherokee trial lawyer, Barkman has been forcing his opinions on others in print since, for reasons that passeth understanding, he was an unsuccessful candidate for state representative in 2002. His philosophy: "If people had wanted me to be nice, they should've voted for me."

Sunday, May 06, 2007

Today In History...

  • Spanish and German troops sack Rome, ending the Renaissance (1527)
  • Sigmund Freud is born in Pribor, Moravia (1856)
  • Henry David Thoreau dies of tuberculosis (1862)
  • The future Tsar Nicholas II is born in St. Petersburg (1868)
  • Crazy Horse surrenders to the US Army (1877)
  • King Edward VII dies (1910)
  • American forces on Corregidor surrender to the Japanese (1942)

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Blogger Cedrick M. said...

Happy Birthday, Sigmund! And thanks for all the advice....

5/06/2007 9:26 PM  
Blogger The Local Crank said...

Sometimes a birthday candle is just a birthday candle...

5/07/2007 8:44 AM  
Blogger Quality Tale said...

Patrick...

Birthday has not meaningless...prior to that each and every activity seems to be meaningfull...like a candle...it is just not a candle....it means can-u-handle?...deeeeeep meaning...can u guess it??

5/08/2007 7:04 AM  

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