Here is a powerful report of a young woman who as a ten-year old girl was subjected to a fundamentalist Christian ceremony in which she vowed to maintain her sexual maturity until her wedding night. 136 more words
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Laws and customs are useless without fear.
Niccolo Machiavelli, Il Principe, 1532.
In 1987 President Reagan said, “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall”. Though history gave Ronnie credit for the wall’s fall, it had been obvious for years that Communism was a lame duck, an empty threat. 1,000 more words
Today marks 89 years since the death of Rudolph Valentino, one of Hollywood’s most iconic stars. His passing was a landmark moment in popular culture, as female fans were said to have killed themselves in despair, and 10,000 fans mobbed his funeral service, breaking windows and engaging in a full-scale riot that lasted for a day before it was shut down by mounted officers and the NYPD Police Reserve. 1,671 more words