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Catalan mayors defy Spanish courts ahead of independence vote

BARCELONA (Reuters) - More than 700 mayors from across Catalonia gathered in Barcelona on Saturday to confirm their support for a planned independence referendum that Madrid has declared illegal.

The Fascinating Lives of People Who Rule Over Micronations of Their Own Design

5 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Vice News went to Dunwoody, Georgia to speak with attendees of MicroCon, a biennial four day event for the self-declared rulers of the independently declared states around the world. While these micronations are not officially recognized within the country of residence, many of their leaders enjoy the trappings of royalty and respect. Molossia. Slobovia. The...

Catalan independence campaign kicks off as Barcelona gives backing

TARRAGONA, Spain (Reuters) - The Catalonian government on Thursday launched its official campaign for an independence referendum, which Madrid has declared illegal, buoyed by the support of the capital Barcelona.

Warning to Liberals: Beware of Undermining Christianity

Liberals who undermine Christianity undermine the foundations of their own values. Chief among them is the value of equality as enunciated in the American Declaration of Independence. As a matter of empirical fact, however, people are obviously not equal either...

The Mixed Meaning of Richard Stockton

In 2008 I posted a multi-part inquiry into the legend of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey. According to the standard story, in late 1776 the British forces captured Stockton and treated him so badly that he was in poor health until he died from the consequences in 1781. Show More Summary

‘Baby in the microwave’: Maher hilariously explains why Trump needs written rules — for everything

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Bill Maher’s “New Rules” segment of Friday’s “Real Time” showed the astonished comedian confused “We hold these truths to be self-evident,” the Declaration of Independence begins. Maher emphasized the words “self-evident” because some...

New York Today: New York Today: New Yorkers on the Declaration of Independence

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Wednesday: Revisiting the document’s signatories, crime drops in city schools, and celebrating “The Big Lebowski.”

The Administrative State Declares Independence

(John Hinderaker) Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, an Obama holdover, recently authored one of the most pernicious columns within memory in the New York Times. Her column was titled, “Protect the Justice Department From President...Show More Summary

Trump’s Declaration of Independence

Edward Luttwak’s bracing polemic in the Times Literary Supplement on why Donald Trump won the presidency, and why we can expect a Trump dynasty to rule America for the next 16 years, has been making the rounds over the past few days....Show More Summary

Archbishop of Canterbury declares Sudan new Anglican province

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on Sunday declared Sudan the 39th province of the worldwide Anglican Communion, six years after the predominantly Christian south gained independence from the north. The Anglican church in Sudan,...Show More Summary

Liam Payne Expresses Support for LGBTQ Rights Following Trump’s Attack on Transgender People

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

One Direction bandmember-turned-solo-artist Liam Payne expressed his support for the LGBTQ community in a social media post on Thursday, with a quote from the Declaration of Independence which he followed up with “Thomas Jefferson #lgbtqrights… Read The post Liam Payne Expresses Support for LGBTQ Rights Following Trump’s Attack on Transgender People appeared first on Towleroad.

Catalonia gets ready to accelerate independence after ballot

Catalonia's Parliament has approved procedural changes that will fast-track a declaration of independence if the region's voters choose to secede from Spain in an Oct. 1 referendum the Spanish government … Click to Continue »

Bolivia's President Declares 'Total Independence' from World Bank and IMF

``Morales has said Bolivia's past dependence on the agencies was so great that the International Monetary Fund had an office in government headquarters and even participated in their meetings. Bolivia is now in the process of becoming a member of the Southern Common Market, Mercosur and Morales attended the group's summit in Argentina last week. ''

Nic Cage poses with Kazakhstan's First Lady in meme-worthy photo

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Kazakhstan better keep a close eye on their 1991 declaration of independence — Nicolas Cage is in town.

History’s ‘Unknown Woman.’ Few cared who she was or what she accomplished.

It’s not clear how Mary K. Goddard, who printed the signed copies of the Declaration of Independence, spelled her middle name or what she looked like. Here’s why.

MAJOR FAIL=> Pelosi Reads False Accounts About the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence (VIDEO)

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) attempted to sound patriotic by giving a ‘history lesson’ on the men who signed... The post MAJOR FAIL=> Pelosi Reads False Accounts About the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Woman on the Declaration of Independence, Retail Credit Cards, Investing in Canada

On my mind: There is a woman’s name on the Declaration of Independence. Here’s her story. Hacks: International Ticketing Strategy for transit city long layovers.… The post Woman on the Declaration of Independence, Retail Credit Cards, Investing in Canada appeared first on Rapid Travel Chai.

Joe Scarborough Declares His Independence, Explains Why He’s Ditching the GOP Over Trump

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The co-hosts of ‘Morning Joe’ stopped by ‘The Late Show’ Tuesday night and Scarborough dropped a bombshell about his political future.

Declaration of Independence reminds us yesterday's terrorists could be today's revolutionaries

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

People following NPR's Twitter feed were shocked by their tweets posted on July 4. It seemed many Trump supporters believed the public radio station was inciting some form of insurrection. x So, NPR is calling for revolution. Interesting way to condone the violence while trying to sound "patriotic". Your implications are clear. Show More Summary

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