Category Archives: Introductory Material

Heal Our Land

I am just utterly unable to understand people who want to…in the name of “patriotism”… whitewash—or totally hide from their own eyes and the eyes of others—the long history of periodic widespread brutality and injustice…and indifference…inflicted on the weak by … Continue reading

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Uncle Sam’s Girlfriend

Almost every American, and many of the people in the rest of the world, have long been familiar with Uncle Sam.  He’s been around “representing” the United States of America since the early 1800s, although his most famous gig was … Continue reading

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The Myth of Miss America

The Miss America Pageant began as a marketing idea. The Businessmen’s League of Atlantic City needed to develop a plan to keep tourists on the boardwalk past Labor Day. They organized a Fall Frolic and held it on September 25, … Continue reading

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