Tag: american revolution

I guess I put my foot in my mouth. Bummer you can't do that!

Sen. Mark Kirk ‘Jokes’ About Tammy Duckworth’s Ethnicity, Military Service. How Can He Lose Now?

What is it about Tammy Duckworth that makes her opponents so stupid?

Jerk America-Haters Won’t Wish Allen West Happy Independence Day

Allen West is here to police your holiday greeting habits.
Judge to Uncle Sam: 'If Immigration was properly Restricted you would no longer be troubled with Anarchy, Socialism, the Mafia and such kindred evils!' (1891)

Brave Idaho Patriots Wet Pants Over Invasion By Tens Of Scary Refugees

Just when America's on the verge of helping refugees, you can count on rightwing militias to cry that the filthy foreigners are going to be a bunch of terrorists. Take the brave patriots (please!) of "III% Idaho," a gang of...

Sundays With The Christianists: American History Textbooks For Revolting Patriots

Fresh on the heels of America's Bestest Holiday, it's time for another delightful visit to the world of Christianist textbooks, and as it turns out, they're talkin' about a Revolution, too. As we've noted in some of our earlier...

Sundays With The Christianists: A ‘World History’ Textbook To Haunt Your Home-Schooled Dreams

Charge up your Flux Capacitors, folks! It's time for our weekly foray into the past -- or at least, the past as it happened in the fevered imaginations of fundamentalist Christians. Our text is again World History and Cultures...

Newt Gingrich Understands Martha Washington’s Rage

Historical novels aren’t like those Important Must-Read Books about getting divorced in Connecticut or that time your grandparents died. They imply that other times, other places, other ways of being, people who are in many ways QUITE DIFFERENT from...

Celebrate, America! 74% of You Know What Country We Declared Our Independence From!

Marist University saw that the Fourth of July was coming up and decided to commission a poll to show how stupid we all are. The question: "From which country did the United States win its independence?" Marist was surely...