The Deadliest Storm

  One hundred years since a hurricane struck the Great Lakes in November 1913.  Dale Price at Dyspeptic Mutterings gives us the details: The deadliest storm ever to strike the Great Lakes began a century ago today. Here’s my post

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Pat Robertson, Haiti and History

  For the benefit of Mr. Robertson.  The Haitians revolted during the French Revolution and the reign of Napoleon I.  The Haitians were never ruled by Napoleon III (1852-1870), having their independence recognized in 1825 by France.  Although Voodoo has

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Pray for those in Haiti

A 7.0 earthquake rocked Port-au-Prince in Haiti earlier today. Haiti is a desperately poor nation at the best of times. Weaker and older structures will mean even worse damage and loss of life, and in a nation where hunger is

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