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Memorial Day

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On May 26, 2014

Another Decoration Day, another day to remember the Union crushing southerners committing treason to defend slavery. Two best tweets of this Memorial Day: The creation of Arlington National Cemetery i

World War I

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On January 26, 2014

As we reach the centennial of World War I’s commencement, it’s hard for me to see it as anything but one of the stupidest events in modern history. And I use the word “stupid”

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Tarred and Feathered

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On October 15, 2013
Tarring and feathering has vague connotations of American revolutionaries standing up to Tory oppression or something. Well, here is what tarring and feathering is really like. John Meints, a German-American farmer, was subjected to this treatment during World War I for the heinous crime of not subscribing to a war bond drive. That’s some patriotic […]
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