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Monthly Archives: July 2017
Sam Shepard

America has lost another beloved actor and playwright. Sam Shepard, best known for his performance as Chuck Yeager on ‘The Right Stuff’ passed away on Monday as a result of complications from Lou Gehrig’s disease. The Shepard...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 31st, 2017
War hero John McCain attended the Naval Academy at Annapolis. [Featured image by prob Navy Photograper/Wikimedia Commons]

Of all of the senators, John Sidney McCain III is the most distinguished one.  When he proudly served in the Vietnam War, he earned his badge of courage.  At the age of 30, he began his duty in the Vietnam War.  He participated in Rolling...

By Lucy Santos on Jul 31st, 2017
Coca Cola

Coca Cola relaunching its diet soda lineup Coca Cola announced they are yanking Coke Zero from the shelves. Coca-Cola announced that it will replace the popular diet drink with new diet soft drink, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, after global sales...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 27th, 2017
John Jacob Astor IV and Madeleine Astor were the wealthiest couple on the Titanic. [Featured image from Wikimedia Commons]

With her beauty and high social standing, Madeleine Talmage Force Astor had an ideal life.  While on Titanic, she was on her honeymoon with her husband, John Jacob Astor IV, one of the richest men in the world during that era.  Before boarding...

By Lucy Santos on Jul 25th, 2017
Confederate

HBO approves new alternate reality show ‘Confederate’ HBO executives have given the go-ahead for a new series from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creative geniuses behind Game of Thrones. As Game of Thrones begins winding down,...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 20th, 2017
Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Transitioning to Digital Banking WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 – Wells Fargo has started an initiative to cut expenses by $2 billion by the end of 2019 and that is done partially by eliminating 450 branches across the country. They...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 19th, 2017
Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter and Delta Airlines Are At Each Others Throats Ann Coulter was none too pleased when she found her seat taken by another passenger while boarding a Delta Airlines flight from New York City to Florida on Saturday. What infuriated...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 18th, 2017
obamacare

Two additional Republican senators said they would be voting against the new Senate bill aimed at repealing and replacing Obamacare, causing Congress to fail to reach a deal that would replace the healthcare mess that President Obama put in...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 18th, 2017
New York, a city famous for its skyscrapers, is an American C40 city dedicated to protecting the environment. [Featured image by Anthony Quintano/Wikimedia Commons]

When a huge iceberg separated from an Antarctic shelf this week, even some skeptics cannot deny that global warming exists. According to studies, many Pacific Island nations will be submerged by the year 2050.  Parts of the US coastline and...

By Lucy Santos on Jul 14th, 2017
John Jacob Astor IV, who was a businessmen, inventor and novelist, died in the Titanic disaster on April 15, 1912. [Featured image from Wikimedia Commons]

Like many first class passengers on Titanic, John Jacob Astor IV and his second wife, Madeleine Talmage Force, were living the good life.  Not only was Astor the richest passenger on Titanic, he was also one of the wealthiest people in the...

By Lucy Santos on Jul 7th, 2017