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May “the people” of the United States Impeach their President? 2/10

Main Idea: The Founding Fathers of America decisively engaged in self-government during the Founders’ generation to engage in politics and produce political power.

Today, I think perchance our representatives have lost “our way” a little? 358 more words

American Political Scientist

#OTD in 1918 – Seventy-three Sinn Féin prisoners are shipped to Britain, after being arrested on 17 May by police and military authorities.

The arrests caused a public sensation; newspapers were snapped up by those eager for details of what happened.

It is understood that twenty-four of the arrests took place in Dublin, the most recent of them involving Maud Gonne MacBride, who was seized while returning from a visit to George Russell. 396 more words

Irish History

The Afternoon's Indulgence - Thoughts on the Royal Wedding

The Afternoon’s Indulgence
Let us pretend
for the sake of this afternoon,
that all these titles mean something.
Let us pretend
for the sake of un-expelled denial… 283 more words


Another royal wedding . . .

Windsor council should install a bright, brand-new, blue plaque
To commemorate the homeless bus, sadly given the sack.
That marvellous day they cleared the streets of anyone not draped in Union Jack. 187 more words


Just Read

Fearghal McGarry

Rebels: Voices from the Easter Rising 

ISBN  978-0141041278

Contemporary accounts are the first partial draft but often not the most accurate account of history, here, written by participants, structured by a historian, the compilation of quotes provides a narrative and the conveys the flavour of the Easter Rising. 526 more words


May "the people" of the United States Impeach their President? 1/10

Main Idea: The American people ultimately hold enough power in a Republic to use “republicanism” as a means for causing major changes to occur at the federal level because a Republic guarantees self-government (not representative democracy). 703 more words

American Political Scientist

Thoughts about the Purpose of The American Minvra and Political Ideas

The earliest tweet for “The American Mivervan” was declaring our stance, or differences. It is certainly a jab at the Conservatives, the Alt-Right, Identitarians, and American Renaissance, to simply let others know, we are not the same, nor have we arrived at the same conclusions, or solutions. 772 more words