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  1. The Democratic Presidential Field

    Hillary PR Team‏@OnMessageForHer Day four of #DemsInPhilly and, despite all that racket outside our wall, the unity among the people we've paid to sit in here is phenomenal!
  2. The Democratic Presidential Field

    What is Daeshe's global warming policy?
  3. The Democratic Presidential Field

    User Actions Follow Wayne Madsen‏@WMRDC DNC - day 2 of hell in south Philly. DNC '16 is like a badly-planned circus. Cirque du Malaise.
  4. The Democratic Presidential Field

    User Actions Following Brent Scher‏@BrentScher Brent Scher Retweeted Byron Tau Most Democrat thing ever Brent Scher added, Byron Tau @ByronTau The protesters outside the security perimeter want to burn an American flag but they can't seem to find one.
  5. LSU Wisconsin Tickets For Sale 7/26 @ 8:30am

    Looks like tickets are gone.
  6. It is a diary of sorts, but here is the preface. PREFACE. AT the outbreak of the American war, in common with many of my countrymen, I felt very indifferent as to which side might win; but if I had any bias, my sympathies were rather in favor of the North, on account of the dislike which an Englishman naturally feels at the idea of slavery. But soon a sentiment of great admiration for the gallantry and determination of the Southerners, together with the unhappy contrast afforded by the foolish bullying conduct of the Northerners, caused a complete revulsion in my feelings, and I was unable to repress a strong wish to go to America and see something of this wonderful struggle. Having successfully accomplished my design, I returned to England, and found amongst all my friends an extreme desire to know the truth of what was going on in the South; for, in consequence of the blockade, the truth can with difficulty be arrived at, as intelligence coming mainly through Northern sources is not believed; and, in fact, nowhere is the ignorance of what is passing in the South more profound than it is in the Northern States. In consequence of the desire often expressed, I now publish the Diary which I endeavored, as well as I could, to keep up day by day during my travels throughout the Confederate States. I have not attempted to conceal any of the peculiarities or defects of the Southern people. Many persons will doubtless highly disapprove of some of their customs and habits in the wilder portion of the country; but I think no generous man, whatever may be his political opinions, can do otherwise than admire the courage, energy, and patriotism of the whole population, and the skill of its leaders, in this struggle against great odds. And I am also of opinion that many will agree with me in thinking that a people in which all ranks and both sexes display a unanimity and a heroism which can never have been surpassed in the history of the world, is destined sooner or later, to become a great and independent nation.
  7. Came across this book in an online format. http://docsouth.unc.edu/imls/fremantle/fremantle.html The book shows the war from an English or outsider's perspective. THREE MONTHS IN THE SOUTHERN STATES: APRIL, JUNE, 1863. BY LIEUT.-COL. FREMANTLE, COLDSTREAM GUARDS.
  8. LSU takeover on SecNetwork

    Bcs vs tOsu on next... Miami vs LSU baseball after that.
  9. LSU takeover on SecNetwork

    LSU takeover on the SecNetwork right now. Auburn on now.
  10. Dog's in motion

  11. British Open 2016

    personally, I thought US Open 2015 was better on the one on one.
  12. Raborn, Punter, Arrested for OWI

    Not a part of the team yet, so I don't think they can do anything. However, it would be very difficult to practice from the Laf. parish jail.