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^ 1,000 refugee children : a threat to white picket fence, suburban fantasies ?

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By the narrowest of margins, according to Boston Globe’s poll of opinion on the refugee children coming to Massachusetts, our State passes the moral test. 717 more words


Ann Coulter Auditions for U.N. Ambassador

“All countries suck compared to America.”[1]

This from the stereotypical Ugly American who recently, again, became an international sensation, this time for her repeated denunciations… 893 more words


Coulter’s Soccer Flop – Part Trois

Why Coulter Trashed Soccer and What It Reveals About Coulter

Ann Coulter garnered global attention for her nonsensical rants against soccer. Part I in this series addressed Coulter’s… 2,038 more words


Coulter’s Soccer Flop – Part Deux

Why Coulter Trashed Soccer and What It Reveals About Coulter

With her second soccer column,[1] Coulter performed a strategic retreat without retracting anything. Whereas her first column emphasized the… 2,406 more words


"A Folk Divided": Swedish-Americans and WWI

The Swedes have always been considered desirable additions to American citizenry, perhaps for the reason that they leave a less noticeable trace in the fabric of our society than any other non-English-speaking stock.

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World War I

Ann Coulter’s Soccer Flop

Why Coulter Trashed Soccer and What It Reveals About Coulter

Ann Coulter leapt off the cliff with her universally-criticized polemic against soccer. Many questioned why she would write something so absurd about something of which she is so ignorant. 1,232 more words


"100 Percentism": Nativism in WWI America

There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism…. The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, of preventing all possibility of its continuing to be a nation at all, would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities, an intricate knot of German-Americans, Irish-Americans, English-Americans, French-Americans, Scandinavian-Americans or Italian-Americans, each preserving its separate nationality, each at heart feeling more sympathy with Europeans of that nationality, than with the other citizens of the American Republic.

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World War I