Today’s news – Sunday, February 12, 2017

Today’s news and information gleanings from here and there.

Quote for today … “Here’s a news flash for the news industry: Birds are gonna fly, fish are gonna swim, and politicians are gonna lie.”In this column defending Kellyanne Conway at the National Review. The columnist is was awarded the Robert J. Novak Journalist of the Year at the Conservative Political Action Conference in 2011.

Another quote …First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Socialist.
” – From Martin Niemöller’s famous statement. He was the prominent Protestant pastor who emerged as an outspoken public foe of Adolf Hitler. AND NOW, “Immigration Raids Are Reported Around The Country.”NPR

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  • February is African American History Month The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society.” | Lesson Plans: “Put the power of primary sources to work in the classroom. Browse ready-to-use lesson plans, student activities, collection guides and research aids.”

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