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THE TALE of our Uncle Sam is oft-told, but not completely inappropriate on this, the 239th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. 673 more words

And Furthermore...

The Nasty Truth

“Your assumptions are
your windows on the world.
Scrub them off every once in a while
or the light won’t come in.”
Isaac Asimov…

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"Whatever Did It, It's Done": I Wouldn't Go To Sleep On The South Carolina Legislature Until The Change Is Consummated

So today SC Gov. Nikki Haley and both Republican U.S. Senators finally changed positions and called for the removal of the Confederate Battle Flag that flies on the Statehouse grounds at a Confederate memorial. 253 more words

Lindsey Graham

Thomas Nast Exhibits: Morristown

: Clarks Hometown News Patriot


This spring in the exhibit “Thomas Nast: Unknown Works and American Icons” Macculloch Hall Historical Museum showcases an important collection of rarely exhibited, virtually unknown works by the man whose art defined many of America’s most popular icons: Santa Claus, Uncle Sam, the Democratic Donkey and the Republican Elephant. 33 more words

Thomas Nast

The Story of Santa Claus by Joseph A McCullough illustrated by Peter Dennis

As the holidays draw near, the public or school library can’t have enough Christmas stories on the shelf. While children tend to be drawn towards the fiction holiday books, many like to peruse the nonfiction as well – and to young children, the story of Santa Claus is as real as it gets. 437 more words


To learn not to be discouraged

“We must therefore learn not to be offended or discouraged by the paucity of sincere professors, no more than we are in a civil state by the comparative paucity of wise counsellors and politicians.” 41 more words

Jeremiah Burroughs

"Worse Than Slavery," A Bit Too Violent for Georgia Schools

Is the political cartoon presented below, too violent for 8th grade social studies classes? Parents at a local middle school located in Johns Creek, GA certainly think so. 312 more words

Civil War (Civil War Memory)