History Repeating Itself? (Sort of) Groundhog’s Day Edition

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In 1881, when John Slaughter was kicked out of Lincoln County, New Mexico, he made his way to the Arizona Territory, ending up in

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By Your Friends & Associates You Are Known

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“…I took office at a time when many around the world had come to view America with skepticism and distrust. A part of this was due to misperceptions and misinformation about my country. Part of this was due to opposition to specific policies and a belief on, on certain critical issues, America had acted unilaterally without regard for the interests of others.

And this is has fed an almost reflexive anti-Americanism which, too often, has served as an excuse for collective inaction….” Barack Obama

Years ago when I started researching the life of Wyatt Earp, I came across two different men. The Wyatt Earp of Stuart Lake’s Frontier Marshal is a cross between Superman, The Lone Ranger, and Abraham Lincoln. The Wyatt Earp of Frank Waters’ The Earp Brothers of Tombstone is a cruel, vindictive, psychopathic monster.

Wyatt Earp, 1923

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THE ROAD TO GUADELOUPE CANYON

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THE ROAD TO GUADELOUPE CANYON FROM:  A CHURCH FOR HELLDORADOP. 13, 1449The Gunfight at the OK Corral occurred on October 26, 1881.  To make

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Part III – Back to Cochise County

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BACK TO COCHISE COUNTY Everyone wanted a piece of the action.  They wanted their ‘fair share’.  They wanted the money.  Because the Apache were

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Part II – You’ll Find Your Tombstone

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YOU’LL FIND YOUR TOMBSTONE Everyone and their pack mule knew the vast desert along the Mexican border in what was then Pima County, A.

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Cochise County, Immigration & Crime

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Last weekend some serious charges were leveled at The Pink Flamingo, questioning methods and sources.  Several days ago Harold Hutchinson at Called As Seen

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