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King, Inc. Cashing in on MLK's Legacy ... to its Destruction

MLK King Inc

The new movie Selma, a sweeping biopic chronicling the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., did not use any of King’s actual words from his speeches. Why not? Because the corporation that owns the rights to those speeches,

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The Lost Generation in a Brave New World

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“But old clothes are beastly,” continued the untiring whisper. “We always throw away old clothes. Ending is better than mending, ending is better than mending, ending is better …” Children in Brave New World were hypno-trained with messages of endless

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100 Years Ago Today: The Christmas Truce of 2014

Christmas Truce 1914, as seen by the Illustrated London News.

Exactly 100 years ago today, troops fighting on both sides of the Great War laid aside their arms for a day in what became known as the Christmas Truce of 1914, a spontaneous outpouring of Christmas spirit in the trenches.

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The Reverend Franklin Graham Calls Islam “A Religion of War”!

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The Reverend Franklin Graham now leads the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) and has become an outspoken defender of the weak and criticizer of the powerful. He recently spoke with the London based magazine Christian Today when he made some

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Is ISIS the Second Coming of the Umayyad Caliphate?

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You probably haven’t heard of the Umayyad Caliphate, which in itself is a testimony to the effectiveness of its defeat. But there was a time when the Islamic Umayyad armies had taken over a huge swath of the ancient world,

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Saving Thanksgiving

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I’ve noted something recently about Thanksgiving in particular and American gratitude in general. Our gratitude is generally accompanied by a spirit of resignation or complacency. I read posts and hear comments all the time to this effect: “Sure, America is

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Yesterday was Indigenous People’s Day

Indigenous People's Day

According to Seattle, yesterday was Indigenous People’s Day. Not Columbus Day: The name change comes after activists pushed for a day to honor indigenous people instead of Christopher Columbus, the most recognizable figure linked to European contact with the Americas.

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Going the Way of Rome: Illegal Immigrants in the Military

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Want more proof that the United States is a decadent empire in its twilight years? Here it is. We’ve decided to allow a select group of illegal immigrants (as many as 2 million fit the description) to enlist in the

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Why the Riots in Ferguson Are Nothing Like the Boston Tea Party

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Recently, some idiot teacher named Michael Kaechele positively compared the riots in Ferguson to the Boston Tea Party. Yes. He really did: The tragic event of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri have [sic] led to protests and

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Would the Founding Fathers Have Backed the Tea Party?

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One of the most consistent refrains of Tea Party politicians is that their political philosophy is the most consistent with the Founding Fathers. But some more astute observers of history are disputing this, saying that the Founding Fathers were politicians

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Britain's Beautiful Memorial to their WWI Dead

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This year Great Britain is commemorating 100 years since the Great War, WWI. To do so they’ve called on one their most creative minds… and boy, did he knock it out of the park. Artist Paul Cummins was commissioned to

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New AP US History Curriculum Teaches False, Socialist & Racist History

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After World War 2, educators realized that there was a learning gap between high school and college. Educators decided to implement Advance Placement (AP) courses in high school that were geared more towards college level to help students make the

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