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The Untold History of Zines…. Robert Helms on Guinea Pig Zero

In an attempt to better document the American underground press, or at least the sharp, rusty sliver of it that infected me 20-some years ago, I’ve given myself the task of interviewing all of the zine folks that I respected back in the day, during the period which many of us still consider to be […]

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The Boston Tea Party was in response to corporate oppression, not higher taxes

In a world beset by self-proclaimed historians like Glenn Beck, scribbling nonsense on blackboards, and making wild assertions that aren’t backed up by facts, I found this video, which actually revolves around real, first-hand accounts of the events leading up to the Boston Tea Party, to be extremely refreshing. For those of you who are […]

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How Christian were our Founding Fathers?

It’s a question that we’ve discussed here many times over the past half-dozen years – how Christian were the founding fathers? And this weekend’s New York Times magazine goes into a great deal of depth on the subject, while exploring the current battle being waged within the Texas School Board on the rewriting of American […]

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The Great Tea Party Swindle

Frank Rich, in today’s New York Times, suggests that the Tea Party movement is being fostered because it allows ready access easy marks. Here’s a clip: …Both Steele and Palin claim to be devotees of the tea party movement. “I’m a tea partier, I’m a town-haller, I’m a grass-roots-er” is how Steele put it in […]

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