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Notes and Quotes: September 22, 2018

The Ultimate Eighth-Grade Education’ By Tom Morrow When I was growing up in the 1940-50s, the State of Iowa only required an 8th grade education before a student ...

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Notes and Quotes-September 15, 2018

Where Does This Road Take US? By Tom Morrow In 2005, I had the good fortune of traveling to Italy for another of my travel-writing excursions. Upon our ...

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OpEd: Gun Owners PAC cite political contributions reveal anti-gun basis of Del Mar fair board members

 Del Mar fair board members who will decide on future of the Crossroads gun show San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a political action committee promoting Second Amendment ...

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Notes and Quotes: September 8, 2018

Who Was That Fat Man? By Tom Morrow About 1973, I have having lunch at a rather posh restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona. I don’t recall the reason for ...

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OpEd: The Deafening Drumbeat of the Unfree

By Stephen Cooper Above the din of disturbing news – that discordant banging you’re hearing, steadily getting louder and louder, that you can no longer ignore – that’s ...

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Notes and Quotes: August 25, 2018

More ‘Think About Its…’ By Tom Morrow SEZ ME, MYSELF & I: The SOLUTION – The cheapest and quickest way to prevent anyone from ‘hacking’ or tampering with ...

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Notes and Quotes: August 18, 2018

Observations to Think About By Tom Morrow “Those people who dislike or are bored with history no doubt had a boring history teacher.” “The defining event of the ...

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Notes and Quotes: August 11, 2018

By Tom Morrow It’s funny how some things never leave you, no matter how old you get. When I was a small lad back in Iowa, I was ...

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Notes and Quotes- August 4, 2018

By Tom Morrow In the 16th and 17th centuries, everything for export had to be transported by ship on the oceans and rivers. It also was before the ...

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Notes and Quotes: July 28, 2018

Their Voices Were Nearly Perfect By Tom Morrow Out of World War II came two voices unforgettable, albeit they’re nearly lost to history: Buddy Clark and Vera Lynn. ...

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Notes and Quotes-July 21, 2018

History often is forgotten … if ever learned at all By Tom Morrow Show me someone who is bored with history and I’ll show you a person who ...

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Notes and Quotes-July 14, 2018

By Tom Morrow This is an annual contest each year I included in my old North County Times column. My thanks to retired newsman John Beatty of KGTV ...

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Notes and Quotes- July 7, 2018

By Tom Morrow If you haven’t been paying attention, there’s a lot of lope-sided points-of-views being taught in our colleges across the country these days and there’s no ...

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Notes and Quotes-June 30, 2018

By Tom Morrow About a month ago, I wrote about some old expressions that have become obsolete because of the march of time. These phrases included “Don’t touch ...

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Notes and Quotes – June 23, 2018

by Tom Morrow Growing up I had a number of cowboy hero characters I worshipped from comic books, movies, and radio. I was nearly ready for high school ...

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