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A Cad of The Lost Cause

On this day in 1963, George C. Wallace, four-time governor of Alabama and four-time presidential hopeful, is sworn in as the 45th Governor of Alabama….

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The Nation’s First From Old Dominion

On this day in 1990 Douglas Wilder becomes the first-ever African American elected governor of a US state, and the first governor of color in…

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Screw Their Feelings

We are told that 74 million people voted for Donald Trump and that we have to consider their feelings. After all, the argument goes, he…

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Far Too Many Americans Do Not Know These Truths About The US Constitution

It appears that a large percentage of American adults had not been paying attention when the Constitution was taught to them in school. Or perhaps they just never received a civics lesson.

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The Peace Warrior From Missoula

On this day in 1916 Jeannette Pickering Rankin (1880-1973) of Montana is elected the first woman to the US House of Representatives and the first…

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Dewey Defeats Truman

On this day in 1948, in what to that moment was the greatest upset in presidential election history, Democratic incumbent Harry S. Truman defeats his…

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