Levar Burton reads The Martin Luther King Jr. Story
“Only after the last tree has been cut down, only after the last river has been poisoned, only after the last fish has been caught, only then will you find money cannot be eaten.” ~ Cree Prophecy
This week we saw apologies for racism, homophobia and even and apology from Sarah Palin. But corporations continued to turn their stupidity into marketing opportunities. Is there a limit or not?
In our quest to discover why the GOP wants to bring us back to the 1950s ... well, here's one reason from Ozzie and Harriet.
Fifty years ago this afternoon, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. We all remember where we were that day when we heard the news.
Rachel Maddow and New York Magazine's Frank Rich did a wonderful job of giving her viewers a little history lesson for those who are not already aware of the struggles, protests and turmoil that Americans experienced when they were living through similar times as we are now with severe income disparity, a government that was only responsive to the ultra-rich and and uprisings that eerily resemble what we're seeing now with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry says debates aren't his strong suit, but apparently history isn't either. Speaking at the Beta Theta Pi fraternity on Dartmouth College's campus after Tuesday night's The Washington Post/Bloomberg
What's the world coming to when a Fox commentator like Liz Trotta is quoting Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi (even though she got his name wrong) and the Washington Post's Ezra Klein?
Newstalgia Reference Room with an address by President Harry S. Truman at the 17th Annual Convention of The Newspaper Guild on June 28, 1950, discussing his Point Four Foreign Aid/Empowerment Program.
Huckabee: It's 'Amazing To Me That Kids Are That Ignorant Of Their History' - So Here's How I Make It Worse
No, Huckabee didn't actually say that, but he may as well have. Mike Huckabee is so concerned with the fact that most American children don't know enough about their country's history that he's ready to step in there and do what he can go fill that
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