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My Wild West: Lissie-an album review.

I adore Lissie-just to finally have a female artist, singing Folk Rock songs, that she writes herself, complete with a husky voice. (This has been since the  319 more words


When President Kennedy visited Ireland in 1963 - Kennedy Homestead, Co.Wexford

This very modest and humble farm yard and surrounding buildings, Located at ( Dunganstown, New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland ) is the birthplace of President John F. 233 more words

Nigel Borrington

Women and politics: the REALLY longue durée

Let’s settle in for  a nice, long story, shall we?

Globally in the historical era–the past 7,000 or so years of recorded history, that is–politics and leadership has traditionally been gendered male, and power has also usually descended genealogically through patriarchal lines. 1,119 more words

American History

The Case for Black History Month

By Lester Asamoah

Black History Month, like beauty, is sometimes in the eyes of the beholder. Stacey Dash’s recent comments reignited the debate as to whether Black History Month should exist or not. 762 more words


Black History They Didn't Teach You In School: Pro-Black Doesn't Mean Anti-White

So I decided to do something different today. Simply because this racial tension is so unnecessary and I feel like if people actually took the time to think about things it would prevent the discussion I’m about to have now. 536 more words

COMMON SENSE By Thomas Paine (Published 1776)

Published in 1776, Thomas Paine’s Common Sense challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. The plain language that Paine used spoke to the common people of America and was the first work to openly ask for independence from Great Britain. 2,158 more words

Veterans & American History

David Barton: Jefferson Would Vote for Ted

“Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a god; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.” … 3,730 more words