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  • Ayn Rand petition for $10 bill

    06/22/2015 7:45:10 AM PDT · by School of Rational Thought · 73 replies
    gubmit ^ | 6/22/2015 | self
  • Wild Bill's and Jesse James' Guns Don't Sell at Auction, but Oakley's Gun Goes for $293K

    11/27/2013 4:53:13 PM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 30 replies
    While guns reportedly belonging to the famous outlaw Jesse James and legendary gun fighter Wild Bill Hickok recently failed to sell at auction, Annie Oakley's shotgun sold Sunday for $293,000. Despite a $1.6 million estimated value, Jesse James' .45 Colt didn't sell at an auction in Dallas on Sunday, November 24th, 2013. After James' death, the gun changed owners several times over and ultimately landed in the hands of a collector in 1975, but according to the Daily Mail, the gun came with an incredibly strong provenance, including letters from three generations of the James family confirming its history. At...
  • Video: Annie Oakley's Sharpshooting Skills - November 1, 1894 @ Edison's Black Maria Studio

    11/18/2012 5:13:18 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 10 replies
    YouTube ^ | mrmassage
    Annie Oakley (1860 – 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Oakley’s amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show, which propelled her to become the first American female superstar. Oakley’s perhaps most famous trick is being able to repeatedly split a playing card, edge-on, and put several more holes in it before it could touch the ground, using a .22 caliber rifle, at 90 feet. (NOTE: Just go to the link provided to watch the 25 second video clip.)
  • LIVE THREAD: Sarah Palin at McCain Rally NOW ("Send the maverick back to the United States Senate!")

    03/26/2010 12:50:51 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 349 replies · 6,575+ views
    John McCain 2010 ^ | 2010-03-26 | Sarah Palin
    "...my deep respect and admiration for the McCains..." "Send the maverick back to the United States Senate!" "He is a man of the people!" http://www.johnmccain.com/live
  • Will Sarah Palin Go Rogue with her hair in 2010? Six Digital Make-overs

    12/27/2009 1:49:48 PM PST · by euram · 64 replies · 3,529+ views
    examiner.com ^ | 12-27-09 | Devonia Smith
    Sarah Palin tweeted a Christmas message; and that's news. Breaking news this morning on the McLaughlin Group was that Sarah Palin's name came up twice - once, as the 2009 Political Winner of the Year (Obama was nominated as Political Loser of the Year) and againfor Most Charismatic Politician of the Year. Whatever Sarah does is news. Politics aside, the viral populace Sarah Fashion Question is -- will Sarah go Rogue with her New Year's Resolutions? Precisely, will she change her hairstyle in 2010? And if so, will Sarah tweet and let us know? Check out how Sarah would look...
  • Annie Oakley's story is a must read

    12/09/2002 6:22:16 AM PST · by MissTargets · 30 replies · 1,575+ views
    Tribune Chronicle ^ | 12-09-02 | By BOB ROBINSON Tribune Chronicle
    Annie Oakley's story is a must read By BOB ROBINSON Tribune Chronicle ''At the height of her career, Annie Oakley was called the most famous woman in America - some said, the world.'' That's how an excellent book on Ohio's ''Little Sure Shot'' begins. The book is ''Annie Oakley'' and the author is Shirl Kasper, a Kansas journalist who writes in her forward that the book is dedicated ''to all the little girls who grew up in the 1950s, as I did, looking for a heroine.'' Ten years ago, Kasper wrote this rip-roarin' biography of Annie Oakley, who was born...
  • Annie Oakley: Descendants set the record straight

    05/13/2002 10:40:54 AM PDT · by jdege · 11 replies · 752+ views
    Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | May 13, 2002 | Michael Sangiacomo
    <p>Annie Oakley Weekend will be celebrated Aug. 2-4 at the Darke County Fairgrounds in Greenville, Ohio.</p> <p>Learn more about Annie Oakley at the foundation's Web site: http://www.ormiston.com/annieoakley/ .</p> <p>Bess Edwards met her great-aunt only once but remembers that the woman looked nothing like the famous female sharpshooter of legend.</p>