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The Raping of America: Mile Markers on the Road to Fascism - John W. Whitehead

“Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.”—Martin Luther King Jr.

There’s an ill will blowing across the country.

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Commentary

Other Culture Break: Podcasts Part 2

I got a great response to my previous post about podcasts so I thought I’d keep the ball rolling and write another. If I didn’t hook you last time and you don’t have time to browse around for other options here’s some more to try. 251 more words

Fiction

I Got Here As Fast As I Could

Hello folks! I apologize for my long absence. My writing time has been wholly focused on finishing my first novel, I Got Here As Fast As I Could… 171 more words

History

華人移民史-金山客

RTHK-華人移民史-金山客-第一集-2012-7-28

RTHK-華人移民史-金山客-第二集-2012-8-04

RTHK-華人移民史-金山客-第三集-2012-8-11

RTHK-華人移民史-金山客-第四集-2012-9-08

RTHK-華人移民史-金山客-第五集-2012-9-15

Documentary

Scholla: An Ewich Yaeger Legend

An Ewich Yaeger Legend

The legend of the Eternal Huntsman is the most persistent of all Pennsylvania German legends. It exists in many and varied forms, some of which are traced to pagan folklore. 602 more words

History

Henry Follansbie and Folansbye Villiage, The first link connecting the Place-Name Follansbee.

From: An hisorical, topographical, and descriptive view of the county Palatine of Durham…Vol. 1pg 17.   By Eneas Mackenzie, Marvin Ross

“Follonsry is bounded by Wreken Dyke on the north on the south and east by the parish of Washington and on the east by Boldon Thorald of London the grantee of Bishop William gave his vill of Folettibi to his younger son Nicholas who released his right in it to Robert Fitz Roger for twenty marks a gown and a palfrey The estate was held by John de Farneacres in the fourteenth century and afterwards by the Gategangs of Gateshead In 1429 Roger Thornton the wealthy merchant of Newcastle died seized of it but Lord Lumley who married the heiress of Thornton probably alienated the manor for it was soon after the property of the Hiltons in which family it continued until 1750 In consists of three farms North Follonsby South Follonsby and the Learn comprizing altogether 702 acres The first portion is the property of Thomas Wade Esq the second of Matthew Russell Esq and the Learn of the Barras family which family it continued until 1750 In consists of three farms North Follonsby South Follonsby and the Learn comprizing altogether 702 acres The first portion is the property of Thomas Wade Esq the second of Matthew Russell Esq and the Learn of the Barras family” 426 more words

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