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14 hours agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

In the early 1800s, John and Abigail Adams patched up a friendship with hair jewelry.

"People seem to love [Trump’s family] in the same way the public loved the Kennedys."

Writes Scott Adams....And notice how Donald Jr. and Eric both have the speaking cadence of John and Jack Kennedy. John and Jack, eh? I love Scott Adams... but he's not infallible. Here at Meadhouse, we were saying Donald Jr. is Bobby Kennedy. Show More Summary

A Colorado Republican Leader's "Punk Ass Bitches"

In a Facebook post last week, Adams County (Colorado) Republican chair John Sampson called Black Lives Matter "Punk Ass Bitches," but in an interview later, he said he was only referring to those "who assault us, who burn, who loot,Show More Summary

John Hewitt International Summer School #JHISS

PREVIEW of some of the political and historical events in the 2016 John Hewitt International Summer School programme (25-30 July in Armagh). Women? Gerry Adams? How have we remembered 1916?

Philadelphia Museum Displays Snippets of Presidential Hair

3 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Visitors can view the tresses of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and more.

Teachers--Guilty Until Proven Innocent

The NY Post knows a failing teacher when it sees one. Anyone who wasn't hired back at John Adams, to the NY Post, is a "failing teacher" and "inept." One good thing, for the NY Post is this--they make these assertions with no evidence...Show More Summary

FLASHBACK: Impeachment of Associate Justice Samuel Chase. “Chase openly campaigned for the reelect…

FLASHBACK: Impeachment of Associate Justice Samuel Chase. “Chase openly campaigned for the reelection of John Adams in 1800, and when the presidential election was thrown into the House of Representatives, he prevailed upon members of Congress to vote against Jefferson. After Chase used a grand jury charge to denounce Republicans for the repeal of the […]

The 20 Hottest Conservative Women In The New Media for 2016

Welcome to the 8th annual 20 hottest conservative women in the new media. This year’s new slate of judges included, Columnist Mike Adams. Breitbart’s Matt Boyle. John Hawkins from Right

The Iran Deal: One Year Later, The Facts Point To Success

John Adams, explaining why even British soldiers accused of the Boston massacre deserved a fair trial, famously stated: "Facts are stubborn things." It's as true today as it was in 1770. But critics almost immediately ignored the facts...Show More Summary

John Carpenter might do the score for the new Halloween

Blumhouse's upcoming HALLOWEEN sequel is still buried in pre-production, so all is quiet on the Haddonfield front. Although both Mike Flanagan and Adam Wingard have been rumored to be in talks to direct, nothing solid has come from either claim. Show More Summary

John Carpenter Could Score Next ‘Halloween’

It’s hard to speculate the plan behind the next Halloween until there’s a director attached. Right now Miramax and Blumhouse are on the hunt, with horror fans awaiting word on if Adam Wingard (The Woods, You’re Next, V/H/S, The Guest) ends up directing (Oculus and Hush‘s Mike Flanagan is no longer in the conversation). John […]

This Day In Naval History: July 11

1798 - President John Adams signs an act that reestablishes the Marine Corps under the Constitution. The following day, Maj. William W. Burrows is appointed Commandant of the Marine Corps.

A Scouting Report on Manchester United Target Adam Ounas

In June, Manchester United were linked with a move for Girondins de Bordeaux winger Adam Ounas by John Cross of the Mirror. There was a moment when a deal seemed as if it might even be imminent thanks to that most 21st century of transfer-rumour...Show More Summary

#1776Trump Would Make The Founding Fathers Proud To Be Long Dead

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Well, the 4th of July is over and the founding fathers are once again terrible people. Speaking of terrible people, Donald Trump could potentially hold the same job as George Washington once did. Yep. John Adams, Thomas Jefferson... Donald Trump. Show More Summary

John Elway, Von Miller talked on the phone for 10-15 minutes

Broncos General Manager John Elway is trying to smooth things over with outside linebacker Von Miller, and doing so with a personal phone call. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Elway and Miller talked on the phone for 10-15 minutes over the weekend, in an attempt to move things in the right direction before the…

Do We Really Want Democracy?

by Philip Kotler Our founding fathers raised this same question! They didn't want a Monarchy. But they also didn't want a Mobocracy. John Adams, our second president, distrusted the masses and defended inequality among men and advocated...Show More Summary

John Luther Adams Writes A Soundtrack For A Stroll Between Met Museums

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Michael Cooper: “It was with some trepidation that I set out last week to try Soundwalk 9:09, a piece the Metropolitan Museum of Art commissioned from … the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer. Composed of sounds recorded in the area, the work is intended for people to listen to on their smartphones as they make the eight-block […]

Bird Song, Sirens and Saxophones for a Stroll Between Museums

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

“Soundwalk 9:09,” composed by John Luther Adams, uses sounds recorded near the Metropolitan Museum. It’s for people to listen to as they walk from the Met to the Met Breuer.

Happy July 4th!

I’ve always loved this passage about Independence Day from a letter from John Adams to Abigail :  [It] will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. Show More Summary

Adams National Historic Park in Quincy, Massachusetts

"It is but the farm of a Patriot." John Adams was many things: a teacher, lawyer, Harvard graduate, ambassador, vice president, president, and signatory of the Declaration of Independence. But the life Adams dreamed of, even in the midst...Show More Summary

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