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The Ides of April (give or take)

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This year provides an unusual confluence of events.

150 years ago, this past Thursday, General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses P. Grant.  Which meant that the Civil War, the war between the North and the South, the war between factions in America was “officially” over.  But, like our Battle for Independence, the war went on for at least a few more months.  There wasn’t instant communication back then- but. more importantly, to my mind, the war is still ongoing.

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