History is complicated. The history of Florida even more so. On this day in 1822, it took the first step to statehood by becoming a territory of the United States. But ...
It was on this day Germany passed the Enabling Act of 1933, which followed the Reichstag fire of a month earlier. This effectively made Adolf Hitler the dictator of Germany. SPOILER ...
Unlike most libtards (suddenly the mellifluous term is back in vogue among the Reich Wing), I’m thrilled with the way the Emperor Trump administration is going. Let me explain. LONG STORY ...
On this date in 1954 brave journalists at CBS began curing ‘Merka from the cancer of McCarthyism. Millions of words have been written about McCarthyism and I won’t even begin to ...
One of the largest slave auctions before the Civil War — alternately called The Great Slave Auction or The Weeping Time — took place 158 years ago today. Pierce M. Butler ...
The United States is still an experiment in democracy that people are still trying to get right , and The Blaine Act corrected one of ‘Merka’s greatest mistakes: ...
A recent meme about Emperor Trump’s payoff pick to head the Department of Education made me literally laugh out loud, or LLOL. Long time readers know Unpacking the Writer as a ...
When I first moved to Canada — and later got involved in Canadian show biz —  one of the first people I became aware of was Wilder Penfield, III, who ...
Not celebrating his birthday today is Miles Gilbert “Tim” Horton, who died tragically in 1974. My followers on the facebookery have seen me exclaim, “This is a sports story I ...
As I downsize the condo, I have discovered some amazing buried treasures, like my old business card. It was tucked into my mother’s address book on the end table in ...
According to the Wiki: On this day in 1947 The Screen Actors Guild implements an anti-Communist loyalty oath.  With the election of racist, xenophobic, and mysoginyst Donald J. Trump, it’s more ...

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