“Redskins” Nickname Must Go

“Redskins” Nickname Must Go

I’m not a politically correct kind of person, but I don’t know how anybody thinks that the name “Redskins” is not a vile slur. If you think that the name is okay, maybe it’s because you never really thought about it. How would you feel if there was a team name that denigrated your race,Continue Reading

The Royal Baby Fuss

The Royal Baby Fuss

We here at DM40 were sitting on pins and needles waiting for the “Royal Baby” to be born. Just  kidding. But there was a huge chunk of the public (in this country) who were preoccupied with this story—and frankly, I don’t get it. So a future King of England was born. Big deal. He’s third in the line ofContinue Reading

44 Years Later We Remember Apollo 11: 10 Awesome Photos

44 Years Later We Remember Apollo 11: 10 Awesome Photos

It will be 44 years ago tomorrow that Neil Armstrong took that step for “all mankind.” Considering that President Kennedy articulated his goal of us landing on the Moon in 1961, and that the space program was in its infancy at the time, it was beyond an amazing feat that we accomplished it in a littleContinue Reading

The 1977 NYC Blackout Revisited: 10 Facts

The 1977 NYC Blackout Revisited: 10 Facts

There’s hardly anything more eerie than when an entire city skyline goes black. It will be 36 years ago tomorrow that New York City and some of its surrounding area experienced a total blackout. Here is everything you need to know about that crazy 24-hour period from July 13 at 8:37 PM until the powerContinue Reading

Breakdown of US Congress By Occupation: Why Must Lawyers Dominate Our Government?

Breakdown of US Congress By Occupation: Why Must Lawyers Dominate Our Government?

“If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send one hundred and fifty lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour?” – Thomas Jefferson Thomas  Jefferson might have been onto something. Look, there are aContinue Reading