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...days before searching for kushtakas was political suicide or anything to be ridiculed. In fact, there's rumors Theodore Roosevelt was an avid Bigfoot hunter and there's a secret trophy room in the oval room full of all sorts of stuffed cryptids...
Lion hunting doesn't make you a sadist

...are not mutually exclusive. Some of the greatest environmentalists were avid trophy hunters, including President Theodore Roosevelt and ornithologist John Audubon. On animal rights, philosopher Jeremy Bentham says that the question is not 'can...
Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

...meanwhile, has dispatched the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt toward the waters off Yemen to join other American...over Aden for weeks.The announcement that the USS Theodore Roosevelt is heading for the region comes amid reports that...
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Today in History

...the pioneering comic strip created by Rudolph Dirks, made its debut in the New York Journal.In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt nominated Oscar Straus to be Secretary of Commerce and Labor; Straus became the first Jewish Cabinet member.In...
What's happening this week

...Performing in tents across the country, Chautauquas were once called "the most American thing in America" by President Theodore Roosevelt. Friends of Admiralty Wildlife Cruise, 8:30 a.m.? 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23, Allen Marine...
Conservation groups push back on federal lands transfer idea

...state level. Now, they say, they must count it as a serious threat.Whit Fosburgh is president and CEO of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership in Washington, D.C., which works to preserve public land access for hunters and anglers...
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Today in Sports History

...during the Civil War, Union Gen. William T. Sherman's forces occupied Atlanta.In 1901, Vice President Theodore Roosevelt offered the advice, "Speak softly and carry a big stick" in a speech at the Minnesota State Fair.In 1924...
Today in History

...Forster novel "A Room With a View" was first published by Edward Arnold of London.In 1912, former President Theodore Roosevelt, campaigning for the White House as the Progressive ("Bull Moose") candidate, went ahead with a speech in...
Off the Beaten Path: Political reflections during a hike of the Juneau Ridge

...the Mountain Goat Party. This was largely inspired by the fact I was looking at a herd of the amazing animals. Theodore Roosevelt created the Bull Moose Party the third time he ran for president.I was halfway down Granite Creek Basin trail...
The Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Times of Jesus of Nazareth, by Reza Aslan8. Behind the Beautiful Forevers, by Katherine Boo9. The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, by Doris Kearns Goodwin10. The Heart of Everything That...


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