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Sunday Comics

I recently re-read all of Jeff Smith’s massive comic Bone—this time to my son, and this time in the Scholastic color reprints. (I read  170 more words

Books

False Equivalencies Equal Bad History and Bad Politics: Populism vs. Nativism/Sanders vs. Trump.

False Equivalencies Equal Bad History and Bad Politics:

Populism vs. Nativism/Sanders vs. Trump.

 Burton Weltman

The current election cycle has featured two candidates for President, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump, who were outsiders within the Democratic and Republican Parties, respectively.  1,223 more words

American History

Remembering My Grandfather

Neil O’Donnell, a small farmer from Donegal, Ireland, where the crops had failed for years, came to the United States in 1882 and landed at Castle Garden at the Battery in New York City along with countless others looking for work and a home. 914 more words

Religion

1850 Know-Nothings Rise Again

Before the founding of the Republican Party in 1854, the two political parties were the Democrats and the Whigs. Anti-slavery Whigs met in February of 1854 – an election year – to establish a new party and oppose the spread of slavery into new, western territories. 699 more words

Susan Irene Fox

1850 Know-Nothings Rise Again

Before the founding of the Republican Party in 1854, the two political parties were the Democrats and the Whigs. Anti-slavery Whigs met in February of 1854 – an election year – to establish a new party and oppose the spread of slavery into new, western territories. 698 more words

Church Set Free

Hillary Clinton Back On Campaign After Satanic Holiday, Accuses Trump Of Nativism

After celebrating Bartholomew’s Day with fellow Satanist on Wednesday Hillary Clinton is back to campaigning with an event in Nevada. She plans to accuse rival Donald Trump of Nativism as if that’s a bad thing. 872 more words

American Politics

Look Who's Back

In Timur Vermes’ book, “Look Who’s Back”, released in 2012, the author looks at what would happen if Adolf Hitler suddenly appeared in Germany.  The premise is obviously hypothetical, but would his words still resonate with Germans? 291 more words

History