Tuesday, August 26, 2014




I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent.
--Mahatma Gandhi


Did You Know . . .?

A bear has 42 teeth.



On this day in 1920 the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, was formally adopted into the U.S. Constitution by proclamation of Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby. The amendment was the culmination of more than 70 years of struggle by woman suffragists. Its two sections read simply: "The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex" and "Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation."



1. To condemn openly as being evil or reprehensible.
2. To accuse formally.
3. To give formal announcement of the ending of (a treaty).



(born August 26, 1980)
Macaulay Culkin is an American actor and musician. He became famous for his role as Kevin McCallister in Home Alone and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. He is also known for his roles in Richie Rich, Uncle Buck, My Girl, The Pagemaster, The Good Son, Party Monster, and the music video for Michael Jackson's "Black or White".

(born August 26, 1970)
Melissa McCarthy is an American actress. She first gained recognition for her role as Sookie St. James on the television series Gilmore Girls. On the ABC sitcom Samantha Who? she portrayed Dena from 2007 to 2009. McCarthy was then cast as Molly Flynn-Biggs on the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly.

(born August 26, 1980)
Chris Pine is an American actor. He is best known for his role as James T. Kirk in the 2009 film Star Trek, and its sequel, Star Trek Into Darkness, and has also appeared in films including: The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, Just My Luck, Smokin' Aces, Unstoppable, This Means War, Rise of the Guardians, and as Jack Ryan in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

(Aug 26, 1935 - Mar 26, 2011)
Geraldine Ferraro was an American attorney, a Democratic Party politician, and a member of the United States House of Representatives. She was the first female vice presidential candidate representing a major American political party.


The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
--Albert Einstein




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