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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, July 27, 2008

Today in History...

..the "forgotten war" in Korea ends with an armistice that remains in effect 55 years later (1953)



Anonymous dave said...

I was in D.C. several months ago, and the Korean War Memorial is absolutely stunning. I saw it at night, which was really cool, but I'd like to see it in snow, like this picture.

7/28/2008 3:41 PM  
Blogger The Local Crank said...

I met one of the "Chosin Few" one time. The snowcapped version seemed appropriate under the circumstances.

8/03/2008 10:43 PM  

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