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Over There, Over There: The Yanks Are Coming

Over There, Over There: The Yanks Are Coming

Over there, over there Send the word, send the word over there That the Yanks are coming The Yanks are coming The drums rum tumming everywhere So prepare, say a prayer Send the word, send the word to beware We’ll be over, we’re coming over And we won’t come back till it’s over, over there […]

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Legitimate Military Discourse: The Power of Russian Foxhub

You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time and that’s enough Russian Foxhub is more powerful than American Foxhub, but it may not be powerful enough to save Putin. The American Foxhub shows there are limits to its power. The United States remains a free […]

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The Mount Ebal Curse Inscription: Response to Scott Stripling

Mount Ebal is in the news. The site of a biblical altar built by Joshua and a physical altar discovered by Adam Zertal is now the site of a proposed 40-letter inscription of curses and the name Yahweh (Yhw). The announcement was made by Scott Stripling on March 24, 2022, at the Lanier Theological Seminary. […]

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Lessons from an Advocacy Session: Connecticut

The New England Museum Association (NEMA) held a series of advocacy sessions for the six New England States; March 14-18 9:30-10:30 am – Rev Up! New England Museum Week webinar National politics get a lot of attention, but state and local government make a huge difference in our daily lives and communities. Celebrate how your […]

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Cranes for Ukraine: Build It Back Better

There is no light at the end of the tunnel yet. But there is a growing sense that there may be an end to the tunnel. Russia is not going to conquer the entire country of Ukraine. Russia is not going to occupy the entire country of Ukraine. Russian soldiers are not even going to […]

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Putin Isn’t the Only Loser: Trump and the Woke Are Too

If everything had gone according to the plan in Putin’s mind, he would be a big winner by now. His powerful and fearsome Russian military would have strolled into the fake country of Ukraine to reunite these Slavic brothers and sisters into the great and glorious Russian empire worthy of Peter the Great. The only […]

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Should the United States Join the War against the Nazis?

Should the United States join the current war against the Nazis being waged by Russia? During World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union were allies in the successful war against Nazi Germany. These allies were not friends and lived very different ways of life. Following the shared victory, a rather decisive line […]

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History Museum Advocacy: Federal Level

To follow-up on my previous blog on museum advocacy at the Federal level, I want to explore the possibility of history advocacy at the Federal level. In particular, I wish to call people’s attention to the National Coalition for History: The National Coalition for History (NCH) is a consortium of over 50 organizations that advocates […]

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Museum Advocacy: The Federal Level

It’s advocacy time. The State legislature buildings are open. Given the uncertainty due to COVID regarding the opening dates, some of the in-person efforts have been curtailed or have migrated to virtual this year. In this blog, I will review a federal level museum advocacy program. I next will propose a federal level history advocacy […]

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Will the Ukrainian Rope-a-Dope Work?

We are a storytelling species. Since a picture is worth a thousand words and a meme can move political mountains, people have been trying out various words to depict the current invasion by Russia of the Ukraine. DAVID and GOLIATH – By far the most frequent symbol used to describe the war has been the […]

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