Black Irish

Originally posted on Johnblandly's Blog:
The “Black Irish” ? In Ireland, social mobility was usually downwards; the trajectory of the expansion of the ruling class was from the top downwards. Many Irish with black hair claim to be descendants of shipwrecked sailors from the Spanish Armada, despite the fact that there is a wealth…

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Black Irish

The “Black Irish”   In Ireland, social mobility was usually downwards; the trajectory of the expansion of the ruling class was from the top downwards. Many Irish with black hair claim to be descendants of shipwrecked sailors from the Spanish Armada, despite the fact that there is a wealth of evidence of immigration of dark […]

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Don Quixote in 2017

Originally posted on Johnblandly's Blog:
? Don Quixote is a middle-aged man who sees the world ? differently than others. When he sees castles, giants, and princesses, ? others see inns, windmills and prostitutes. He goes on many adventures but often gets things ? wrong by mistaking strangers for enemies, being beaten senseless by…

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Save Detroit Automakers

Originally posted on Johnblandly's Blog:
Who would have thought GM and Chrysler would file bankruptcy? Probably not their employees. Here are some ideas to avoid that happening again. Detroit automakers dug their own grave with planned obsolescence. This led to the growth in Japanese automakers—even the South Korean car manufacturers, who sold cars that…

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