Freedom 7 – 50th Anniversary

It was 50 years ago today that Alan Shepard became the first American in space.

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11 responses to “Freedom 7 – 50th Anniversary

  1. The Russians of course beat the US by a few months. The civil war starter around 150 years ago also. a lot of anniversaries.

  2. How do we know that it really happened and wasn’t staged by Disney?

  3. On the Civil War, I wonder if Lincoln used enhanced interrogations?? I’m sure it be claimed soon and that it kept the union together.

    • dnd

      Well, considering that many of today’s right side with the south and enhanced interrogations, they’d have a little cognitive dissonance going on here.

  4. G.O.P. Rethinking Bid to Overhaul Medicare Rules

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/06/us/politics/06fiscal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

    Reality check for the teabaggers.

    • dnd

      The Boner made a big mistake in allowing the release of “the Ryan plan.”
      The hubris of some of the Republicans thinking they were elected to some sort of “mandate” should have been tempered by Republican leadership quoting James Carville: “It’s the economy stupid.”

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