Sunday, December 23, 2007

On this day in: 1913 - The Federal Reserve Act is signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson, creating the Federal Reserve. 1947 - The transistor is first demonstrated at Bell Laboratories. 1979 - Soviet war in Afghanistan: Soviet forces occupy Kabul, the Afghan capital.

Mary and I saw Charlie's War last night about how Charlie Wilson the Congressman from Texas ran a covert operation to defeat the Soviet in Afghanistan. Shows the importance of staying the course, or the foolishness of nation-building, depending on which way you look at it. What do you think? Tell us what you think about this or anything else you have on your mind at our next Denver Grassroots Rally. More information and RSVP at

To caucus or not to caucus, that is the question in Colorado Springs:

I'm suggesting we talk about today’s Fred Brown column at our next Socrates Café:

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