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I Is For… IRENE (1919)

Welcome to a new Musical Theatre Monday! Today, we’re continuing our series of alphabetically ordered posts on forgotten musicals from the ’10s – ’40s. Over the next 25 weeks (note that I will not be doing a post for the letter X), I’ll be covering a different forgotten musical. 926 more words


Ted Cruz: Texas-sized embarrassment

Ted Cruz is my senator. I accept that he’s one of two men who serve in the U.S. Senate on behalf of Texas.

I didn’t vote for him in 2012. 283 more words

Joseph McCarthy

Senator Joseph McCarthy, was arguably, one of the most successful conspiracy theorist in American history. McCarthy was able to meticulously manipulate the Red Scare hysteria with the help of the media, the encouragement from the Republican Party, and this enabled him to pursue his agenda of combating the supposed red infestation in the State Department. 232 more words


Bob Frank’s War on Free Speech

Commentary By NICK ESTES

In the May 14 weekly “Wednesday Communiqué” e-mail sent to all UNM faculty, staff, and students, Provost Chaouki Abdallah proclaims, with reference to “recent political events” about free speech and “academic freedom”: “We all need to be reminded that higher education is as critical today as ever, and those who try to either limit the role of the university or stretch it beyond its intent, risk undermining the university’s mission as a bastion for inquiry, scholarship, and learning. 1,133 more words

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A little random McCarthiana for Crucible fans

Following up on this.

Just for fun I decided to drive over that way today and take some pictures. Unfortunately, the road that runs in front of the farmhouse (McCarthy Road) is under construction, but I took a few pictures. 558 more words

Richard Armitage

Korea and McCarthy

Korea and McCarthy

americanthinker.com ^ | 6/10/2014 | Bill StarrPosted on 6/10/2014, 9:33:56 AM by rktmanHistorical revisionism can be useful, but frequently it is distorted to concoct new folklore by people with axes to grind. 382 more words

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