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In The Pantheon of Bullshit, 'Flag-Waving' Sits Atop Its Flagpole

There are Americans – lots of em – who genuinely believe that Patriotism means you wave a flag at every opportunity and scream at people who don’t wave flags cause they’re being ‘unpatriotic’.  321 more words

These are dangerous times for Americans

Just time for a quick post today.

I do not know where this hoarding (billboard) is, but please note and remember the last three lines (image courtesy of… 646 more words

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Abraham Lincoln Ending Slavery

Abraham Lincoln very much wanted to end slavery in the United State of America but he was rational enough to assume that doing so would require more than simply becoming president and signing its abolishment into law. 190 more words

History

U.S. Constitution – 2018 – Post #20

U.S. Constitution – 2018 – Post #20

What is Amendment XX of the U.S. Constitution?

My two cents, but please share yours:

“AMENDMENT XX

Passed by Congress March 2, 1932. 393 more words

A. C. Cockerill

History Monday #13

Time for another installment of History Monday. I’m particularly excited about today’s topic, hopefully it’ll be exciting for you too.

On this day, 231 years ago delegates from the fledgling United States of America began gathering at a convention in Philadelphia to discuss what might be done to more effectively govern the young nation going forward. 702 more words

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Thoreau's Civil Disobedience Axiom: Why I Am Willing To Go To Prison To Defend The US Constitution

“Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison” — Henry David Thoreau, Civil Disobedience, 1849…

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