Meanwhile, Education is mostly stuck in the era of “Grapes of Wrath”.
My photo: I got this bill in change. It wasn’t done well, as the URL at the bottom got cut off, but I found this is from Stamp Stampede. I hadn’t heard of them before, so I looked it up: Stamp Stampede is a grassroots campaign mobilizing people across the country to stamp messages on […]
Hell: some parts of the country are actually afraid of clocks — if they run forward, at least.
Clickable article link: http://bit.ly/4000guns Not that I’m suggesting it’s a bad idea: they did somehow manage to get guns despite failing the background check. Yet what are we continually told? Little steps lead to big steps. After all, wasn’t that what was behind the February headlines like Trump Signs Bill Revoking Obama-Era Gun Checks for People […]
The context? It’s part of an editorial Roosevelt wrote for the Kansas City Star, published on May 7, 1918, regarding America’s involvement in World War I. Roosevelt had been quite critical of President Woodrow Wilson’s conduct of the war, and frequently wrote editorials advocating for more U.S. involvement on the European war front. Those editorials led to accusations […]
And that is how a president condemns racial bigotry and violence. This is #3 of 3 Reagan quotes this week.
They were signing the (take a deep breath) Treaty Between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Elimination of Their Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles. The easier-to-remember “INF Treaty” was ratified by the U.S. Senate on 27 May 1988, and came into force on 1 June 1988. By May […]
This site’s previous meme on the subject: Build the Wall …which got shockingly few shares (or comments). This is #1 of 3 Reagan quotes this week.
An offhand comment from a This is True reader (who noted that the thinking promoted by This is True “restores my faith in Americans”). It made me laugh, so I thought I’d “memify” it.
Scarecrow, especially, really looks like a modern politician in this shot.