You have to say outrageous things to get into the news cycle. Never mind that what you did as governor was more far-reaching than the law you’re now criticizing. While speaking today with American Family Radio host Kevin McCullough, who falsely claimed that “Obamacare makes abortion taxpayer funded,” Huckabee baselessly charged that the mandate covers [...]
John Adams: [To James Warren](http://www.masshist.org/publications/apde2/view?id=ADMS-06-05-02-0065): " >Philadelphia March 21. 1777 >Dear sir >It is not easy to penetrate the Designs of the Enemy. What Object they have in View, cannot certainly be determined. Show More Summary
Paul Tudor Jones—whose net worth is $4.6 billion—is one of the most famous hedge fund managers in American history. He is a heavy donor to Republicans. And he is warning of the possibility of class-based revolution in America. Also, he has some ideas. Read more...
Despite their crucial role in the Great 2013 Pubic Hair Resurgence, American Apparel seems to be using the magic of Photoshop to turn its online models into nipple-less, pube-less, anatomically incorrect mannequins. Animal New York spotted the manipulations in the site's lingerie section, where images of models who previously had... More »
Still on the fence about whether it’s time for all-out up-against-the-wall eat-the-rich class war revolution? No you’re not: In 2014, Wall Street’s bonus pool was roughly double the combined earnings of all Americans working full-time jobs at minimum wage. […] Read more on Is It Time For Class War? (Hint: Yes)…
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On Sunday, hundreds of Syrian Americans from around the country gathered for a fourth year in front of the White House to commemorate the beginning of the revolution, and to honor the 220,000 people who have been killed since it began and renew their calls for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down. Show More Summary
John Adams: [Letter to Abigail Adams, 16 March 1777, letterbook copy](http://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/archive/doc?id=L17770316ja): >Philadelphia March 16, 1777 >The Spring advances, very rapidly, and all Nature will soon be cloathed in her gayest Robes. Show More Summary
“If partner dancing was wobbling in the 1940s, it wasn’t until the 1950s that the couple form began to collapse altogether, when the early rumblings of the rock ‘n’ roll revolution introduced solo dances like the Twist into American youth culture. And while there exists a long documented history of solo social dances going back […]
By Colton Perry Since the time of the American Revolution, the phrase “united we stand, divided we fall” has been a popular motto of the United States. It was first written by John Dickinson in the 1768 Liberty Song, and suggests that in order to thrive, we must rely on one another. Show More Summary
Brian Wood talks about his new series REBELS with Andrea Mutti set in the American Revolution.
Next month, Dark Horse Comics will release “Rebels” #1, from Brian Wood and Andrea Mutti. It’s an epic historical fiction that embodies the spirit of the American revolution like no other comic, has before. Wood has a proven track record for telling pulse pounding emotional stories, so enjoy this preview and get into his next […]
“The digital revolution, which has brought boundless access to information and entertainment choices, has somehow only enhanced the lowest common denominators—LOL cat videos and the Kardashians. Instead of educating themselves via the Internet, most people simply use it to validate what they already suspect, wish or believe to be true.”
Today, Kurt Eichenwald published a report in Newsweek on the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) scandal entitled "The Ugly Civil War in American Medicine." Here's a small exerpt:Slass says the suggestion that the ABIM is “purposefully...Show More Summary
US Secretary of State John Kerry tries to re-write the history of American foreign policy, claiming that the United States has never been involved in multiple revolutions worldwide, an US political analyst reveals.
One of the American hostages during the 1979 revolution and hostile takeover of the U.S. embassy in Tehran said that the U.S. government can’t trust Iran.
In his 1789 History of the American Revolution, the South Carolina physician and historian David Ramsay (1749-1815, shown here) wrote that the crowd at the Boston Massacre was “armed with clubs, sticks, and snowballs covering stones.”I believe that’s the first printed statement that Bostonians packed snow around rocks to throw at the soldiers. Show More Summary
Producer Jeff Katz is rebooting "classics" like She-Creature and Girls In Prison according to a simple formula: action, revolution, killing, oratory, fantasy, fornication. Long before Sharknado and Sharktopus went viral, American International Pictures proved that goofy high-concept action, made on the cheap, usually finds an audience. Show More Summary
Last week, NPR broadcast a story entitled ‘You Are Invited’: Isolated Iran Seeks Foreign Tourists, which juxtaposed the revolution’s slogan, “Death to America,&... via JustLuxe.com
A letter written by George Washington to one of his closest confidants more than 200 years ago served as the launching point for a spy network that played a critical role in the American Revolution. The letter, which is currently onShow More Summary