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Rivals for Elizabeth’s Crown

Rivals for Elizabeth’s Crown

by Gayle Hulme In 1575 Queen Elizabeth I of England had been ruling for 13 years.  The previous reigns of her younger half brother Edward VI and her elder sister Mary I had seen years of massive religious upheaval. Firstly with Edward VI moving the country to Protestantism and secondly, with Mary I, trying in […]

The #FirstFolio: The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

The #FirstFolio: The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare

The First Folio: The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5 – SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2016 The First Folio of Shakespeare, published in 1623, is one of the most famous books in the world—and for good reason. Published seven years after Shakespeare’s death, the First Folio was the first collected edition of William Shakespeare’s plays. […]

Comey’s Craven, Corruptive Choice

Comey’s Craven, Corruptive Choice

  http://www.toonsonline.net/ Many commentators have said that vague public disclosures of potential new developments in an investigation is a rare occurrence. While that statement is accurate, it is misleading for the simple fact that – “An F.B.I. director has never made such a disclosure to Congress so close to a presidential election.” Comey’s actions were […]

By November 1, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
One Liberal’s Principles

One Liberal’s Principles

    https://twitter.com/flameoftruth John Quincy Adams gave the sound advice that regardless of whether a person is with the majority or in a minority of one, every vote should be cast in accordance with one’s principles. For by doing that, one can have the assurance no vote is ever wasted. In these troubled times, it’s hard […]

By October 26, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
History’s Rising Star

History’s Rising Star

Atlanta writer Hunter S. Jones, never imagined that leaving the world of fiction for historical writing would put her in the spotlight. The best-selling author of Phoenix Rising saw that her history based articles were attention grabbers.   “I dusted off my History Degree and took the dive into history’s mosh pit earlier this year,” she said. […]

The Test We Must Pass

The Test We Must Pass

http://www.notable-quotes.com/v/voting_quotes.html [Adapted from The Guy in the Glass by Dale Wimbrow to emphasize the civic duty and historic consequences of voting.]   Before we vote how we want in our struggle to choose, And feel like kingmakers for a day, We should sit in our homes and think on old truths, And ponder what they […]

By October 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Blood Soaked Roots of Racism

Blood Soaked Roots of Racism

https://bitchmedia.org/post/systemic-racism-is-that-really-a-thing “Racism springs from the lie that certain human beings are less than fully human. It’s a self-centered falsehood that corrupts our minds into believing we are right to treat others as we would not want to be treated.”   [emphasis added] Alveda King “As I often say, we have come a long way from […]

By October 22, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
You’re A Mean One!

You’re A Mean One!

www.democraticunderground.com   You’re a mean one, Mr. Drumpf You surely are a heel, You’re as wholesome as a canker; you’re as candid as a chiseler, Mr. Drumpf, You’re a spoiling, putrid orange with a rotting, greasy peel! You’re a monster, Mr. Drumpf, Your heart’s an empty hole, Your brain is full of pestilence; you have […]

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