“Domestic terrorism” means activities with three characteristics.
It’s been a very newsworthy period, and I haven’t been able to write about any of the polly ticks of it. I was mourning my friend. I’ve been ill.
So here is a potpourri of stories, some of which I think are interrelated.
I have been told to my face, “Racism will go away, if we would only stop talking about race!” Exhibit #666 to the contrary is Rick Tyler For Congress, a third party candidate from Tennessee, who has an unapologetic racist campaign. He has borrowed Donald Trump’s slogan and “improved” on it. Continue reading “Polly ticks, again”
Interestingly, both Canada and the United States “emerged from the War of 1812 with a heightened sense of national feeling and solidarity, having repelled multiple…invasions.”
In 1976, there was this big bicentennial celebration of the United States’ Declaration of Independence from Great Britain. Currently, the country is in the midst of the sesquicentennial of various events during the American Civil War.
No living person can appear on US postage or money.
Because it’s been 60 years since she ascended to the throne in the United Kingdom, there have been a number of commemorative coins and stamps issued with the image of Queen Elizabeth II in 2012. But long before that, QEII’s image has been showing up around the world.