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Old 12-15-2011, 07:20 AM   #1
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History Repeats

I've always found it interesting how history has a way of repeating itself. I believe that society continues to deal with the same problems and issues it has for generations and generations. Checkout the news headlines below then read the dates they were published.

Senate Dems Summoned To White House As Vote Logjam Continues
Fox News - December 14, 2011

Wall Street Journal - March 5, 1925


Syrian bloodshed unabated despite international pressure
CNN - December 14, 2011

Glasgow Herald - October 29, 1925


Woman killed in freak NYC elevator accident
CBS News - December 14, 2011

New York Times - August 21, 1923


Stocks drop sharply amid euro, US worries
Toronto Star - December 14, 2011

Stocks in Commercial Centers of Europe and America Are Hard Hit
Telegraph-Herald - July 25, 1914


Chilean doctors separate conjoined twins
Seattle Post Intelligencer - December 14, 2011

Siamese Twins Will Be Parted With Operation. Love Of Sister
St. Petersburg Time - August 12, 1928


Raids lead to drugs, guns; 3 people arrested
Utica Observer Dispatch - December 14, 2011

New York Times - December 9, 1928


Myrtle Creek girl, 16, killed in car crash
KATU - December 14, 2011

Chicago Tribune - August 25, 1939


Texas father kills 4 kids, wounds wife in suicidal gun assault
msnbc - December 1, 2011

New York Times - December 16, 1943


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Old 12-15-2011, 07:36 AM   #2
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Many people think it was Ben Franklin who said, "Those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it."

My google searches reveal:

George Santayana, the philosopher, is known for his (often-misquoted[citation needed]) comments: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it"

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Depends on ones definition of historical events. Everyday happenings are not considered history, at least by me.

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Old 12-15-2011, 11:02 AM   #4
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How about "the more things change, the more they stay the same."
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My Grandfather once told me that the headlines never change, only the names and places.
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