Daily Archive: 07/04/2018

Jul 04 2018

Red Hen

(W)hat will convince them? This, and this only: cease to call slavery wrong, and join them in calling it right. And this must be done thoroughly – done in acts as well as in words. Silence will not be tolerated – we must place ourselves avowedly with them. Senator Douglas’ new sedition law must be …

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Jul 04 2018

Trump’s Salute to the Fourth of July

We all know that Donald Trump doesn’t read and is constantly surprised by historical events that everyone else knows. NBC’a “Late Night” host Seth Meyers outlined the history of America’s founding seen through Trump’s twisted mind.

Jul 04 2018

Pondering the Pundits

Pondering the Pundits” is an Open Thread. It is a selection of editorials and opinions from> around the news medium and the internet blogs. The intent is to provide a forum for your reactions and opinions, not just to the opinions presented, but to what ever you find important. Thanks to ek hornbeck, click on …

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Jul 04 2018

What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?

  The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness August 20, 2014 What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? Frederick Douglass July 5, 1852 What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? I answer: a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross …

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Jul 04 2018

My advice to you is to start drinking heavily.

Better listen to him, Flounder. He’s pre-med. The Anacreontic Society was a gentlemen’s club of the kind that was popular in London in the late eighteenth century. In existence from approximately 1766 to 1792, the Society was dedicated to the ancient Greek poet Anacreon, who was renowned for his drinking songs and odes to love. …

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Jul 04 2018

The Breakfast Club (Stars And Stripes)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:00am (ET) (or …

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