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American Update: Constitution vs. Terror, Immigration, Scandal

Tea Party: American Update

1. Eric Holder Resigns to run from Scandal

Statement of Tea Party Patriots Co-founder Jenny Beth Martin on Holder resignation

Following the abrupt announcement of Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation, Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots, issued the following statement: 880 more words

Current Events

"Liberty Kids" - Fabulous 40 Episode Series for teaching about US History.

We love Geography!

We are only onto Page 6 of our workbook and have already learnt so much.  I laugh because even though I am a school teacher, learning about American Geography and History is new to me so I’m enjoying this as much as my son. 429 more words


The Worst Cancer of All

W.J. Astore

Also at Huffington Post.

President Obama’s decision to deploy 3,000 troops to Liberia in Africa to assist in efforts to contain Ebola got me to thinking about the military as white blood cells. 660 more words

US Politics

Michael Simms reblogged this on Vox Populi.

No Freedom in Sight, Illegally Jailed Mississippi Inmates Demand Answers

People jailed in Scott County often find themselves waiting years for trial—or even charges.

Octavius Burks has been locked in jail for three years. He has not been charged. 685 more words

Social Justice

Banned Books and Other Ways to Eliminate Free Speech

As Banned Book Week draws to a close, I’ve reflecting on all the other ways we attempt to limit free speech. We’ve seen banned movies, banned art, blacklists, cancellations, and just about any way you can imagine to limit free speech – particularly that of underrepresented or powerless groups. 415 more words

Mary Dyer

Nixon Resigns... and passes the buck

Second to last post in our series on the Watergate Crisis; here we follow the crisis to its end, in President Nixon’s resignation on August 8, 1974. 1,515 more words


GOP voters dissatisfied with party’s amnesty stance

Two new polls stand as evidence of a dramatic shift in priorities among Republican voters as they assess their party leadership.  A newly released Pew Research poll… 246 more words

Illegal Immigration