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Congress and the so-called clown car

Fort Smith Times Record 09 May 2021
I wish the cynical cooks in Congress would stay out of politics and stick to ruining pies, cakes and cookies but the Republican kitchen crew always goes the extra mile, sending out a stream of half-baked ideas that crumble and collapse of their own dead weight ... Sure, just like when Roman soldiers nailed Jesus to the cross, right? ... Rep.
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Towering Roman soldier's head sculpture welcoming visitors next to Antonine Wall

Daily Record 05 May 2021
The incredible sculpture, named Silvanus, looks out from the line of the Antonine Wall across the Kelvin Valley towards what the Romans considered ‘barbarian’ territory, beyond the edge of the Roman Empire ... .
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The Roman Fort so 'impressive' they built it TWICE: CGI images recreate huge Scottish stronghold ...

The Daily Mail 05 May 2021
It was once a dirty, smelly hive of activity which was home to hundreds of Roman soldiers. Today, the only remaining visible part of Ardoch fort, built by the Romans in Perthshire, Scotland, is a series of ditches and mounds ... What were Roman 'marching' camps? ... You would've had soldiers on guard at night time.
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This date in sports history: May 4

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 04 May 2021
1905 — Belmont Park in New York opens for its first thoroughbred meet. 1935 — Omaha, ridden by Willis Saunders, wins the Kentucky Derby by 1 1/2 lengths over Roman Soldier. Omaha goes on to win the Triple Crown ... Shoemaker is in front but stands the saddle before the finish ... Forward Pass, ridden by Ismael Valenzuela, is declared the winner.
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The Sports Report: Lakers outlast the Denver Nuggets

The Los Angeles Times 04 May 2021
Howdy, I’m your host, Houston Mitchell. Let’s get right to the news. Dan Woike on the Lakers. They were pawns in an international controversy and supporting actors in an unthinkable tragedy ... Advertisement ... But even champions have their limits ... ———— ... DUCKS ... 1935 — Omaha, ridden by Willis Saunders, wins the Kentucky Derby by 1 1/2 lengths over Roman Soldier.
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AP Sportlight

The Joplin Globe 03 May 2021
May 4. 1905 — Belmont Park in New York opens for its first thoroughbred meet. 1935 — Omaha, ridden by Willis Saunders, wins the Kentucky Derby by 1 1/2 lengths over Roman Soldier. Omaha goes on to win the Triple Crown. 1946Assault, ridden by Warren Mehrtens, wins the Kentucky Derby by eight lengths over Spy Song on his way to the Triple Crown ... .
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#34. Rome

Magic Valley 28 Apr 2021
2005–2007This ambitious HBO sword-and-sandals epic ...
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Aquincum: Exploring the Ancient Roman City Under Modern-Day Budapest

Ancient Origins 27 Apr 2021
The ancient Roman city of Aquincum, now located under Budapest in Hungary, was once the capital of Pannonia on the northeastern border of the Roman Empire ... The location of Aquincum within the Roman Empire. ( ) The Roman Fort of Aquincum Drew a Crowd ... The Roman Legions. The Organized Military Force Of The Roman Empire Gorsium Archaeological Park.
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Professor Alice Roberts calls Saint George a “Turkish Roman”, erases Greek identity

Greek City Times 24 Apr 2021
In the third century, a Turkish Roman soldier joined a growing cult and was executed for it, inspiring ...
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Iberia Transports 4 Million Roses From South America

Simple Flying 24 Apr 2021
Spanish national flag carrier Iberia just flew more than four million roses from South America to Spain in time for Día de San Jorge (St. George’s Day), or, in Catalan, Sant Jordi ... George died ... Photo. Iberia. Legend says that while serving as a soldier in the Roman army, Roman emperor Diocletian had St ... The cult of St ... A rose on St ... Photo. Iberia ... ....
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What the St George's Day bores get wrong

The Spectator 23 Apr 2021
'In the third century, a Turkish Roman soldier joined a growing cult and was executed for it, inspiring other martyrs. When the cult later became the official religion of the Roman Empire, the soldier inspired a popular cult of his own in Palestine...'.
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Who was St George and why is he the patron saint of England?

Metro UK 23 Apr 2021
Saint George was a Roman soldier in the army of Emperor Diocletian (Picture. Getty Images) ... When is St George’s Day 2020? ... (Picture ... According to legend, St George was a soldier in the Roman army who killed a dragon and saved a princess ... St George was also persecuted by the Roman army and eventually executed for refusing to give up his Christian faith ... .
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Gothic Warrior Found Buried With a Folded Sword in Macedonian Basilica

Ancient Origins 23 Apr 2021
The Goths were a Germanic warrior tribe from eastern Europe who played a key role in the siege and fall of the Western Roman empire, which led to the onset of the period of history in Europe known as the Medieval period ... In terms of weaponry, often, there was very little to distinguish Gothic warriors from Roman soldiers .
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St George’s Day: Who was the dragon-slayer and why is he England’s patron saint?

The Independent 23 Apr 2021
According to legend, St George was a Roman soldier born in what is now modern-day Turkey in around 280AD and ...
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