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“Such a charge made upon such authority is monstrous”

Yesterday I quoted a passage from Frank Moore’s 1859-1860 compendium The Diary of the American Revolution which stated, among many other things, that Martha Washington had “a mottled tom-cat (which she calls in a complimentary way ‘Hamilton’).”In 1879, George Shea published The Life and Epoch of Alexander Hamilton: A Historical Study. Show More Summary

3 key moves for boomers facing longer lives

With Americans in the midst of a longevity revolution, it's important for those who are aging to take these steps

Overwhelming Majority of Americans Believe that Both Parties Are Too Corrupt to Change Anything … Want a Revolution

We’ve previously noted that polls show that Americans are in a “pre-revolutionary” mood, that less than 1 in 5 Americans think that the government has the “consent of the governed”, that government corruption tops the list of Americans’...Show More Summary

James Monroe: The Forrest Gump of presidents

James Monroe had a knack for being present at famous moments in history—fighting alongside George Washington during the American Revolution, studying law under the mentorship of Thomas Jefferson, watching Napoleon Bonaparte crown himself emperor in France, serving as U.S. Show More Summary

The drone industry will change the way we do business ? but first it needs to grow up

The aerial data revolution is fast approaching. The ability to match on-demand data with powerful analytics allows businesses to make more informed decisions faster. But most Americans still view drone technology as potentially invasive, a public nuisance, and a safety hazard. Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: February 6, 1778: The French Alliance

[Treaty of Alliance Between The United States and France; February 6, 1778The most Christian King and the United States of North America, to wit, New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhodes island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania,...Show More Summary

Liveblogging the American Revolution: February 1, 1778: At Velley Forge

U.S. History.org: [Physicians, Surgeons and Mates with Washington at Valley Forge](http://www.ushistory.org/valleyforge/served/surgeons.html): >On April 11, 1777 Dr. William Shippen Jr., of Philadelphia was chosen Director General of all the military hospitals for the army.... Show More Summary

You Say You Want a Revolution? A Sanders-Led Movement Is Rolling

5 days agoNews : Truthdig

By Alan Minsky Bernie Sanders’ youth-powered bid for the presidency is more than just a campaign: It is a reflection of a rising passion among Americans for a new political life.

Shaking Up the Democratic Party

By demanding a “revolution” to shift power away from Wall Street, Sen. Sanders is attracting millions of young Americans who want fundamental change. He’s also upsetting the Democratic establishment which favors only incremental “reforms” acceptable to corporate interests, as Norman Solomon notes. Show More Summary

NICD's Civility Revolution: Proven Strategies, New State Leaders, Active Foot Soldiers and a Ready-and-Eager American Public

In my last blog, I called for a "Civility Revolution" built on a central strategy of actions based on listening. As I wrote, the nation "can't move forward in any type of useful manner unless we listen to each other - really listen.Show More Summary

Joseph Abboud Presents ‘American Savile Row’ for Fall Collection

Joseph Abboud was the sartorial peacock of New York Fashion Week: Men in more ways than one. The fashion brand looked to 1960s Savile Row and the peacock revolution for a tribute to America’s style heritage. Taking the catwalk to present...Show More Summary

Iran Continues Mocking and Humiliating American Leaders

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei further humiliated the Obama administration when he awarded medals to the five commanders of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) who had seized two American Navy vessels and held 10 American sailors at gunpoint...

Clinton, Sanders locked in tight race

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were locked in a tight battle in Iowa's leadoff presidential caucuses Monday as the two rivals offered Americans a stark choice between political pragmatism and revolution. Continue reading ? The post Clinton, Sanders locked in tight race appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Clinton, Sanders in tight battle for Iowa; O'Malley out

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were locked in a tight battle in Iowa's leadoff presidential caucuses Monday as the two rivals offered Americans a stark choice between political pragmatism and revolution. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, unable to turn it into a three-way race, ended his quest for the nomination.

US Race Revolution Stifled by American Capitalist System

The black liberation movement cannot advance in the United States without an expansion of socialist and anti-capitalist values, historian and professor Dr. Anthony Monteiro told Radio Sputnik.

As 2016 Presidential Voting Begins In Iowa, Bernie's Revolution Is Underway

Modern times and Sanders' longtime message have coalesced. Bernie Sanders has accomplished many great things in his 2016 presidential campaign—no matter what the outcome is in tonight’s Iowa caucuses. He’s made Americans pay attention to economic and class-based injustices like no other Democratic candidate in many years. Show More Summary

A Petition to Have Snoop Dogg to Narrate a Season of Planet Earth Has More Than 40,000 Signatures

Democracy (from the Greek demos, "the people," and kratia, "power") has been the foundation for many of the great accomplishments of Western Civilization: Greek culture, the American Revolution, the fall of tyranny everywhere, and that time Kelly Clarkson won American Idol. Now, the people have combined their powers Captain Planet-style... More »

Liveblogging the American Revolution: January 27, 1778: To George Washington from Henry Laurens

Henry Laurens: [To George Washington](http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/03-13-02-0322): >While I was sitting in Congress yesterday a Member came in & delivered me the inclosed paper just in its present State except the...Show More Summary

The Spruce Beer Brewery At Catherine Street, New York

The further down the rabbit hole of the breweries around New York in the decades around the American Revolution, the further you get from success. For many of the brewers of the Hudson Valley from Long Island to Albany, brewing led to riches and political power. Show More Summary

Michael Moore: Stop Sending Water, Join Revolution for Flint Instead

The people of Flint have a message for the American public, and it may not be what you would expect. The city is calling for nothing less than revolt, a complete overhaul of the Michigan government -- and instead of sending bottled water, they want you to join them.

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