Tag: History

We hold these truths…

On this day in 1776, the Lee Resolution proposed by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia was passed by the Second Continental Congress and resolved that the Thirteen American Colonies were “free and independent states” and no longer subjects of the British Empire. The formal resolution, The Declaration of Independence was officially announced two days later …

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If it’s Tuesday, We Must be Cranky

“Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.” 1984, George Orwell I don’t have the rule book handy, so I’m not sure if in 2020 it’s the left or the right who gets to quote Orwell. Trouble is, just too much of what he wrote …

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