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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 1, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007.
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Today is Tuesday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2006 with 110 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2006 with 183 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Sept. 12, the 255h day of 2005 with 110 to follow.
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Today is Friday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2005 with 183 to follow.
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Bottom Line: Lou Dobbs's bon crusade

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- In a few weeks, CNN anchorman-reporter Lou Dobbs will receive the 2004 Tocqueville Statesmanship Award for his relentless coverage of the giveaway of U.S. jobs,
GREGORY FOSSEDAL, UPI Columnist

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Today is Sunday, Sept. 12, the 256th day of 2004 with 110 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, July 1, the 183rd day of 2004 with 183 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Sept. 12, the 255th day of 2003 with 110 to follow.
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Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken (September 12, 1880 – January 29, 1956), was an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, acerbic critic of American life and culture, and a scholar of American English. Mencken, known as the "Sage of Baltimore", is regarded as one of the most influential American writers and prose stylists of the first half of the 20th century. Many of his books are still in print.

Mencken is known for writing The American Language, a multi-volume study of how the English language is spoken in the United States, and for his satirical reporting on the Scopes trial, which he named the "Monkey" trial. In addition to his literary accomplishments, Mencken was known for his controversial ideas. During the World Wars, he was sympathetic to the Germans, and was very distrustful of British "propaganda".

A frank admirer of Nietzsche, he was not a proponent of representative democracy, which he believed was a system in which inferior men dominated their superiors. Mencken wrote many articles about the social scene, literature, music, prominent politicians, pseudo-experts, temperance and uplifters. He was particularly critical of anti-intellectualism, bigotry, populism, Christian fundamentalism, creationism, organized religion, the existence of God, and osteopathic/chiropractic medicine. He was a keen cheer-leader of scientific progress but very skeptical of economic theories.

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