Posted in Civil Rights History

Lincoln Consigns the Nation’s Future at Gettysburg by Bill Urich

On this day in 1863, a Thursday afternoon, President Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania,…

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Posted in Poetry Politics

Hut, Two, Three, Four by Brent Kincaid

Hut, two, three, four What do you think you are fighting for? Four, five, six, seven Invasion is the path to heaven. Seven, eight, nine,…

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Posted in History

Somme and the Butcher by Bill Urich

On this day in 1916, the Battle of the Somme, Bataille de la Somme, or Schlacht an der Somme ends in stalemate after 140 bloody…

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Posted in Poetry Politics

Hamster-wheel Humans by Brent Kincaid

Many are hamster-wheel humans So punch-drunk from assuming They know the way things work. The wealthy urged them to elect jerks To run this country…

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Posted in History

Elizabeth I and the Bloody Line by Bill Urich

On this day in 1558, Elizabeth I (September 7 1533 – March 24 1603) is made Queen of England and Ireland from November 17, 1558…

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Posted in History Religion

Pizarro and Atahualpa's Conversion by Bill Urich

On this day in 1532, Spanish explorer, conquistador and creep Francisco Pizarro springs a trap on the Incan emperor, Atahualpa. With fewer than 200 men…

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