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In The History Of Halloween, A Lesson For The 1%

In The History Of Halloween, A Lesson For The 1%

  This time of year  you see a lot of jack-o-lanterns decorating front stoops and walkways for Halloween. But have you ever wondered why it’s called a “jack-o-lantern”? As it turns out, there’s a very timely lesson in the origin of the name, and a recent letter to advice columnist Emily Yoffe, who writes the […]

Watch 16-Year-Old Bill Clinton Meeting John F. Kennedy Back In 1963

On July 24, 1963, a young Bill Clinton met President John F. Kennedy while attending Boys Nation. This meeting inspired the future president to pursue a life in public service. As NBC News reports: “on July 24, 1963, Bill Clinton shook hands with President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden of the White House. Clinton […]

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Watch Each of the Last 4 Presidents Announce Airstrikes Against Iraq (VIDEOS)

Did you find yourself experiencing a little deja vu during Wednesday’s speech by President Obama announcing that he is expanding authorization for airstrikes in Iraq? Well, maybe that’s because all three presidents prior to him made similar announcements to the American people – and the world. You can check them all out in the videos […]

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Jack The Ripper Identified Using DNA Testing

Numerous news organizations are reporting that researchers have positively identified Jack the Ripper. As the Daily Mail writes, It is the greatest murder mystery of all time, a puzzle that has perplexed criminologists for more than a century and spawned books, films and myriad theories ranging from the plausible to the utterly bizarre.   But […]

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The Boston Tea Party (The real One, Not The Tea Potty Version)

Excerpted from “The Tea Potty (pt 1: The Early Years)“ Ladies and gentlemen may I present to you the seminal event in baggers’ imaginary lives. (I mean other than the election of that Commie – Islamic – Socialist – Nazi – African -Terrorist Loving – N***r – A**hole as president): The one, the only, the […]

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