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Liberty Bonds

To liberate humanity up to the point where nothing is any longer human or inhuman;


Chaplin and Fairbanks | Photos: The Life and Times of Charlie Chaplin | Entertainment | TIME.com

Charlie Chaplin’s fame rose during WWI, a time when movie-goers needed relief from the violence and devastation that surrounded them.

He also became a spokesman for Liberty Bonds.

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America and "Blue Highways"

Back in 1982, a book was published at first to little acclaim, by a man, a professor of literature I should say, with the somewhat unwieldy name of William Least Heat Moon.   739 more words

Huffington Post

Charlie Chaplin and the US debt ceiling

President Barack Obama yesterday signed into law legislation to increase the US debt ceiling and avoid a financial default. Congress voted in favour of the bipartisan Budget Control Act of 2011 with the Senate in support by 74 votes to 26. 487 more words

The Quarter Million Dollar Ringlet

      Although born a Canadian, Mary Pickford worked hard to sell Liberty Bonds to help with the U.S. war effort during the first World War. She and Douglas Fairbanks (her secret lover) and Charlie Chaplin toured the country, speaking at rallies like this one, urging people to buy… 51 more words

Silent Movies

Goldman gets Tax-free Liberty Bonds

I was recently inside the new Goldman Sachs World Headquarters building at 200 West Street in Battery Park City.  The building was constructed on the last commercial vacant plot of land in Battery Park City (Site 26), which was land created from the excavation of the World Trade Center site back in the late 1970’s.  593 more words

New York

Etsy Find of the Day

I was browsing Etsy the other day and came across some pretty sweet vintage wares from seller High Street Market.  I stumbled across this vintage… 157 more words