A Campaign of Whispers

 

If I were the Devil . . . I mean, if I were the Prince of Darkness, I would of course, want to engulf the entire earth in darkness. I would have a third of its real estate and four-fifths of its population. But I wouldn’t be happy until I possessed the ripest apple on the tree. So I would set about however necessary to take over the United States. I would begin with a campaign of whispers.

 

 

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The Blue Faience Hippopotamus

 

Long ago, long, long ago, in the Land of the Pharaohs, there lived a beautiful Egyptian Princess. But, she was not happy. Her father, the Pharaoh, was known to be cruel and harsh and the only care her brothers and sisters had was who among them would succeed to the throne. Her mother, who she loved dearly, died when the princess was young. She wished for one thing and one thing only that she would find someone who would love her for who she was inside and not the wealth she would inherit. As the princess grew so did her loneliness. …

 

 

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That Time the Government Got Stupid, pt. 2

 

In McMinn County, Tennessee, in the early 1940s, the question was not if you farmed, but where you farmed. Athens, the county seat, lay between Knoxville and Chattanooga along U.S. Highway 11, which wound its way through eastern Tennessee. This was the meeting place for farmers from all the surrounding communities. Traveling along narrow roads planted with signs urging them to “See Rock City” and “Get Right with God,” they would gather on Saturdays beneath the courthouse elms to discuss politics and crops.

 

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That Time the Government Got Stupid, pt. 1

In McMinn County, Tennessee, in the early 1940s, the question was not if you farmed, but where you farmed. Athens, the county seat, lay between Knoxville and Chattanooga along U.S. Highway 11, which wound its way through eastern Tennessee. This was the meeting place for farmers from all the surrounding communities. Traveling along narrow roads planted with signs urging them to “See Rock City” and “Get Right with God,” they would gather on Saturdays beneath the courthouse elms to discuss politics and crops.

 

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