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  1. Interesting thoughts on Ronald Reagan's take of the 4th Amendment. Reagan believed that our Country would only grow stronger with a well-informed public. Read more on his thoughts regarding the 4th Amendment, his admiration of James Madison, and his thoughts on the "Freedom of Information Act'' here. http://www.whitehousechristmasornament.com/content/Ronald-Reagan-Views-on-Fourth-Amendment.html
  2. Whirlpool moving to Mexico

    1000 Americans just lost their jobs. Whirlpool stated that one of the main reason they are shutting down their U.S. plant is "aggressive pricing actions of global competitors -- some of whose trade practices are currently under investigation by the U.S. government."
  3. MARKOFF’S HAUNTED FOREST

    Chris - The weather looks good for this Sunday and Halloween Monday. Buy your tickets online and go - you won't be disappointed.
  4. MARKOFF’S HAUNTED FOREST

    NEWS RELEASE: PREMIER DC AREA HAUNT OFFERS 19TH SEASON OF MAYHEM IN THE WOODS Calleva Presents Markoffs Haunted Forest 2011: Terrifying New Scenes, TWO Incredible Trails PLUS Brand New Jailhouse Theme IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 12, 2011 CONTACT: Julie_Clendenin julie@calleva.org, 301-648-0362 DICKERSON, MD -- Come out to the woods for the DMV’s longest-running and scariest Halloween event! Markoff’s Haunted Forest has been terrifying people for 18 years, with two terrifying trails and a dozen other spine tingling events, including: haunted hay ride, haunted bus, zip line, death jump and more. This year, things are different: The Markoffs have flipped on the floodlights and are ready to deliver mayhem & fear through a new Jailbreak theme. Ghostly characters roam in Cool Hand Luke & roughrider style. Patrons will experience The Box, Interrogation, Death Row & other penitentiary departments as they wait for their number to be up! It's JAILTIME -- get ready to prove yourself. REMAINING DATES: October 14-15, 20-22, 27-30 & 31 PRESS PASSES AVAILABLE. Great photo opps!
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  6. Steve Jobs...A legend had died

    One of my favorites.
  7. DC VegFest

    The DC VegFest is a FREE outdoor festival celebrating the very best of everything vegetarian in and around the nation's capital. There are so many reasons to choose vegetarian foods "for our health, the planet, and animals" and Washington, D.C. offers wonderful opportunities to explore meatless cuisine. The DC VegFest has something for everyone to enjoy, so bring along your family and friends, including your furry four-legged companions! What can you expect throughout the day? In addition to lots of food, friends, and fun, the schedule is now online -- and it's jam-packed with dynamic speakers, fantastic cooking demos, and many opportunities for book signings. Opening the event is local favorite NBC4-TV anchor Wendy Rieger who is joining us for the third year in row! After she kicks off the 2011 DC VegFest, we'll dive into the inner world of animals with animal behavior expert, Jonathan Balcombe followed by a cooking demo by Brennan Gerald. Next up is Colleen Patrick-Goudreau who will share with us the joys and ease of transitioning to a plant-based diet, encouraging everyone to take her 30-Day Vegan Challenge! Then we'll go inside for a fun interactive quiz about the latest in human nutrition, hosted by Dr. Michael Greger who will also be offering free cholesterol tests throughout the day at his NutritionFacts.org booth. Shifting back outside, Dawn Moncrieffe will briefly share with us details about her research project linking meat production with higher gas prices. And we'll then be joined by Wayne Pacelle who will discuss his new book, The Bond: Our Kindship with Animals, Our Call to Defend Them. Then get ready for a Vegan with a Vengeance cooking demo by Isa Chandra Moskowitz! And Maryland Delegate Aruna Miller will inspire us to get more politically active, empowering us to reach out to our elected representatives about the importance of taking steps to protect our health, the planet and animals.
  8. Just two miles from DC - discover arts, crafts, and handmade jewelry from over 50 local artisans. Enjoy live music, kids entertainment, and delicious food & drink. FREE parking and admission. FREE shuttle from West Hyattsville Metro station. Hosted By: EYA, Streetsense, Hyattsville Community Development Corp, & Pulte Homes Date: Saturday, September 24, 2011 (1100AM - 0500PM) Location: 5500 Baltimore Ave, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781
  9. The 11th National Book Festival is now a two-day festival that brings some Nation's best authors, poets, and illustrators to Washington, DC to meet with fans and discuss their latest work. Listed below is this year's line-up. Children Mary Brigid Barrett Harry Bliss Calef Brown Carmen Agra Deedy Tomie dePaola Exquisite Corpse Adventure Joe Hayes William Joyce Dorie McCullough Lawson John Bemelmans Marciano Sam McBratney John McCutcheon Julianne Moore Jon J Muth Chris Van Dusen Teens Cassandra Clare Susan Cooper Sarah Dessen Jack Gantos Gordon Korman Uma Krishnaswami Fredrick L. McKissack Jr. Patricia McKissack Shelia P. Moses Kadir Nelson Katherine Paterson Gary Schmidt Brian Selznick Rita Williams-Garcia Contemporary Life Joel Achenbach Amy Chua Bob Edwards Leon Fleisher Joshua Foer Jessica Harris Marc Kaufman Hoda Kotb Jim Lehrer Anne Midgette Siddhartha Mukherjee Sylvia Nasar Sarah Vowell Fiction & Mystery Sherman Alexie Russell Banks Louis Bayard Steve Berry Jennifer Egan Margaret George Laura Lippman Gregory Maguire Terry McMillan Toni Morrison Sara Paretsky Esmeralda Santiago Neal Stephenson History & Biography Eric Foner Adam Goodheart Maya Jasanoff Justin Martin David McCullough Candice Millard Kristie Miller Edmund Morris Carla L. Peterson Eugene Robinson James L. Swanson Douglas Waller Isabel Wilkerson Poetry & Prose Michael Cunningham Rita Dove Dave Eggers Claudia Emerson Mary Gordon Kimiko Hahn Terrance Hayes Garrison Keillor Yusef Komunyakaa Linda Pastan Poetry Out Loud John Milliken Thompson Jonathan Yardley Family Storytelling Stage Wally Amos Tom Angleberger Mac Barnett James H. Billington Michael Buckley Choo Choo Soul Hip Hop Harry Daniel Kirk Jarrett J. Krosoczka Josh Lewis Tom Lichtenheld Loren Long Cedella Marley Moona Luna Julianne Moore Lauren Myracle Jane O'Connor Okee Dokee Brothers Mark Pett Matthew Reinhart Justin Roberts John Rocco Gary Rubinstein Ellen Sabin Bob Shea Angela Farris Watkins Lisa Yee The Cutting Edge Eric Dezenhall Eric Jerome Dickey Kia DuPree Colleen Houck Kimberla Lawson Roby Graphic Novels Kazu Kibuishi Rachel Renee Russell Allen Say Richard Thompson Eric Wight State Poets Laureate Kelly Cherry Dolores Kendrick Wesley McNair Carol Muske-Dukes Stanley Plumly
  10. CHECK OUT THE NEW DCPAGES GALLERY OF THE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR MEMORIAL
  11. 2011-2012 Redskins Season

    Another football season is here and we are all hopeful that the Redskins will finish above .500 but after watching the quarterback play last night it seems we are headed for 4-12 or 6-10 at best. John Beck looked lost and if he is our starting quarterback this season is going to be painfully long. And someone tell Banks he needs to actually get into the end zone before celebrating.
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  13. Poet Maya Angelou is upset with one of the inscription on the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington DC. The inscription Angelou is upset with reads "I was a drum major for justice, peace, and righteousness." This is part of a quote that Dr. King delivered at Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church in 1968. The entire quote is "If you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice, say that I was a drum major for peace. I was a drum major for righteousness. And all of the other shallow things will not matter." According to Maya Angelou the omission of "if" in the inscription on the Wall of Quotes changes the meaning of Dr. King's words and in her option makes him "look like an arrogant twit" and "minimizes the man." The inscription is one of 14 quotes carved on the monument's Wall of Quotes.
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