Famous Speech Friday: Jeannette Rankin's "I cannot vote for war"

The Eloquent Woman

Rankin, representing Montana, also was the first woman elected to the U.S. In the brief debate on the resolution, Speaker Sam Rayburn of Texas refused to recognize her and declared her out of order.

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New Aging - "Equity Refugees" Migrate to Arizona (and some soon come to regret it)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the time, the basic rent for a studio apartment at the Vista Montana complex, owned by Weidner, was $400.   Because there was reduced age bias, I could pick up three part-time jobs in order to learn new technologies "on the company."

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"Hostiles" - Hate Can Become Respect

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Well, well, he is ordered to escort prisoner Chief Yellow Hawk across dangerous terrain back to his reservation in Montana. The film "Hostiles" takes on the harsh subject of Native American and U.S. Army relations back in the Wild West. Surprisingly, the message gets through: Hate can become respect. At least for some of us. The film opens with a fatal attack on ranchers by Native Americans. The one survivor - a woman - sits catatonic clutching her dead baby.

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Arizona Dreaming & Other Myths about Cheap Locations for Semi-Retirement/Retirement

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In addition, once I arrived in what would be Paradise Found for getting my finances in order, I signed up for the electricity for air-conditioning and heat. Currently, that apartment complex in AZ - Vista Montana, owned by Weidner - rents the same efficiency for $545 a month.

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Joke Contest Results — Blended Cities

Humor Power

It’s time for the results of our Blended Cities joke writing contest. The contest theme was inspired by Sol Morrison of Santa Barbara. New Joke Contests are announced mid-month. New Cartoon Caption Contests are announced on the first of the month. Here are this month’s top lines: ** FIRST PLACE **. Maryland and Tijuana — Mary-Juana: A city Bill Clinton visited but didn’t inhaled once while he was there. Darin Thompson, Smithfield, Utah, USA. ** SECOND PLACE **.