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Hysteria as Patriotism, Duplicity as Duty

On June 22nd, 1950, the pamphlet-style screed Red Channels was released, purporting to name 151 actors, writers, musicians, broadcast journalists, and others in the context…

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May Day

On this day in numerous countries, cultures and cults, for centuries dating back to the Roman Republic, May Day is celebrated across the globe. Dances,…

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The Truest Founding Father

On April 17th, 1790, Benjamin Franklin, American printer, publisher, author, inventor, scientist, and diplomat, passes away from Pleurisy in his beloved Philadelphia. One of the…

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The Misty Voice of the Irish

On this day as generally accepted by scholars and denizens alike, St. Patrick, savior of Ireland, passes away near modern Downpatrick (Dun Pa’draig), County Down…

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The House of Bonaparte: A Cautionary Tale

On this day in 1804, Napoleon Bonaparte crowns himself Emperor of France, taking the Charlemagne replica from the hands of Pope Pius VII and placing…

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And Tom Steyer is Out of the Race

CHARLOTTE, S.C. (UP)—Mortified by a morning-after review of both his delegate count and his ill-advised whitey-dance at Allen University, billionaire activist Tom Steyer has dropped…

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