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In Celebration of Our National Anthem's Bicentennial

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.15.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The War of 1812 didn't gain America much, as a country. It didn't address the complaints that led the Americans to declare war in the first place. We didn't conquer Canada. But we did gain a certain amount of what can be called our "national identity" after the war. Right at the heart of this was a new patriotic (and popular) song.

Using Michael Jackson's Legacy to Open Can of Whoop Ass on Youth Work Ethic

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Wren Collins

Let's hold the legacy of the passionate, hardworking Michael Jackson up to today's youth all over the world and open a can of whoop ass on the massive, pathetic atrophy of their work ethic

Does Anybody Know What Cinco de Mayo Is All About?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Cubias

Cinco de Mayo more about national pride and standing up to imperialist Europeans. I guess it's sort of like Americans celebrating the Battle of New Orleans from the War of 1812.