I’m a big fan of Dave Neiwert’s Orcinus, and, when he says people should read something, I’ll be more than happy to trot over and check it out. Dave’s right on the money with his pointer to “Defining Dissent Down,” by Rob Salkowitz. It made me wonder: have we ever […]
Who’s up for some Johnocracy? The last time we had an all-John ticket was 1824 when John C. Calhoun was veep to John Quincy Adams, though, if faulty memories of AP American History serve me, Calhoun the runner-up and got the job by default. Anyone remember when we started having […]
I do believe you’ve laid a curse on North America A curse that we now here rehearse in Philadelphia A second flood, a simple famine Plagues of locusts everywhere Or a cataclysmic earthquake I’d accept with some despair But, no, you sent us Congress. Good God, sir, was that fair?
The Declaration of Independence of the Thirteen Colonies In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume […]