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An American Life
Campton NH
My name is Addie Johnson. I live in NH and love it!
Interests: I enjoy painting, reading, collecting old dictionaries, photograpy, history, and drawing.
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Last Wednesday, March 7th, released the much-anticipated video of a young Barack Obama embracing a Harvard law professor named Derrick Bell and advising fellow students to “open up your hearts and minds to the words of Professor Derrick Bell”. This video was taken during a 1990 student gathering supporting... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2012 at An American Life
Yesterday, Thursday, November 17, Occupy Wall Street celebrated its 2 month anniversary. Several thousand New York protesters marked this “Day of Action”by attempting to shut down Wall Street , storming the subways, and marching across Brooklyn Bridge. By the end of the day about 275 protesters had been arrested and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at An American Life
Last Wednesday I went to New Hampshire's capitol to support a Right to Work bill that was being voted on by the House of Representatives. This bill had already passed both the House and Senate, but was vetoed by our liberal governor, John Lynch. The House now had to override... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2011 at An American Life
After Osama bin Laden's death on May 1, there has been much speculation on who will take his place as caretaker/leader of the terrorist organization, Al-Qaeda. Without a leader, the many radical Islamic groups united under al-Qaeda would fracture and the organization would be powerless. Unfortunately that probably will not... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2011 at An American Life
Late on the night of May 1, President Obama addressed the nation with the news that a secret Navy SEAL mission had killed Osama bin Laden, his wife, son, and an assistant. Sources say that bin Laden acted cowardly in his final moments, even grabbing his wife and using her... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2011 at An American Life
Under pressure from Republicans and Tea Partiers, Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, will hold his first press conference about the Fed's activities in an effort to make it's dealings more transparent. The press conference will take place today and be the first of three similar conferences throughout... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2011 at An American Life
Today, April 19, 2011, is the 236th anniversary of the battles of Lexington and Concord, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. On the night of the 18th, about 700 British regulars, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith boarded boats and began to cross the Charles River... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at An American Life
On the evening of December 16, 1773, a group of 30 to 130 men, some disgui sed as Indians, assembled at Griffin's Wharf in Boston and boarded three english vessels that were waiting to unload the tea in their cargo holds. Quickly and quietly they tore open every box of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2011 at An American Life
Recently, there has been a huge amount of talk swirling around about the budget battle on Capitol Hill and a possible government shutdown. Speaker Boehner and other House Republicans have proposed a budget with $61 billion in cuts, far below the promised $100 billion, and House Democrats refuse to cut... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2011 at An American Life
Herman Cain, A potential presidential candidate, has been taking some major heat this week for his views on Muslims and Sharia law. During an interview with Think Progress' Scott Keyes over the weekend he said this "No, I will not [appoint a Muslim to my cabinet]. And here’s why. There... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2011 at An American Life
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Yesterday was a day of firsts for America. The first Republican filed as a candidate for the 2012 presidential election, and first gay Republican is running for president. Who made these records? Fred Karger, a retired California campaign consultant, former senior campaign consultant for the presidential campaigns of Gerald Ford,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2011 at An American Life
Welcome to "An American Life," my take on the people and happenings around our great country. Like the $10,000 an hour"conflict" in Libya, GOP budget cuts, Governor Scott Walker, President Obama, Sarah Palin, etc. We'll also look at the people and events that made this country great in the first... Continue reading
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