On the anniversary of this country's founding, let us look at what really makes America great: the people.
Thomas Jefferson was the minister to France when the U.S. Constitution was drafted in 1787. Madison is generally credited with drafting the document. Carson has had several books published on the Constitution, allegedly written by him. Source: C-Span
Those poor Texas schoolchildren, indoctrinated at such an early age.
You would never know, from listening to right wingers, just how skeptical our Founders were of organized religion.
Via Little Green Footballs, the video above is from Zombie Industries, the makers of "bleeding" zombies, including one named "Rocky"...
While discussing the recent dust up over Rep. Andre Carson's remarks that "Some of them in Congress right now with this tea party movement would love to see you and me -- hanging on a tree" and Rep. Allen West's threat to quit the Congressional Black Caucus if they did not condemn Rep. Carson's remarks, CNN's Wolf Blitzer asks Mary Matalin to weigh in. What we heard next was some full blown wingnut praise of Glenn Beck and his revisionist history of the black Founding Fathers.
As Americans gathered to celebrate their independence this past Fourth of July weekend, for some the festivities were tinged with sadness by the mounting evidence that many simply don't know their own nation's history. While a new study showed
Coulter: It Is Liberals Who Are Smashing Starbucks Windows, Committing Assassination Attempts, Since The Founding Of This Nation
Oh goodie. It looks like Ann Coulter has got another book to sell attacking liberals and of course Sean Hannity was happy to have her on the air to give us some Palin-esque history lessons. And to add insult to injury during this segment, Hannity
Bill Maher was back on the air this weekend with the 2011 premier of Real Time and he had a few things to say about what the Founding Fathers might have thought of this anti-intellectual teabagger movement in his New Rules segment.
From TPM -- Bachmann: 'Snotty' Gore Vidal Novel Turned Me Republican! (VIDEO): Gore Vidal, what have you done? At a speech to Michigan Republicans on Tuesday, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) -- the darling of the Tea Party right -- told an
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