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Art Of Compromise

Art Of Compromise Okinawa bestowed Jesse Shima 1901-2002 w/its highest award, which recognizes Jesse as the greatest Okinawan descendant in the U.S. The Okinawa Shimpo paid tribute to Jesse in 1981 via 30 page article extolling Jesse’s life story, titled, “From Imin to Millionaire — 60 yrs. in D.C. – the amazing story of...
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Tradition More Revered Among Luso Than Asian Progeny

Tradition More Revered Among Luso Than Asian Progeny Portuguese/Luso today have been more on the ball than Chinese/Japanese in reduxing Luso ancient tradition, because Luso Catholicism is the singular constant that venerates custom/ heritage, unlike secular Chinese/Japanese. Yes, you shall find Filipinos preserve their traditions via Pinoy Catholicism, though today’s Pinoys are...
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Black Jack Pershing 1860-1948

Black Jack Pershing 1860-1948 Another Missouri native, Jack taught African-American kids in school & developed great admiration for them. Jack went to West Point for higher education, not to become a career officer, but as fate would have it, he went on to command the 10th Cavalry Buffalo soldiers, thence his pseudonym Black...
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Three Men

Three Men Ike-appointed Gov. Sam Wilder King recorded highest vetoes vs. newfangled Dem majority solons. So Rep. Stan Hara tries to compromise w/King by watering down legislative bills, to which faladoo/noisebox Eddie De Mello goes berserk & tells all his ILWU members to boycott Hara. Hara laments that Eddie De Mello was such...
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Fasi the Do-er

Art Rutledge strikes vs. Weinberg’s HRT. Mayor Frank Fasi 1920-2010 sits them down to break the deadlock/no bus service. They no can agree on anything. Fasi goes to D.C. w/wife Joyce Kono & corp counsel Paul Devens, purchases busses, comes home, where Rutledge/Weinberg scoff at Fasi. Fasi...
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