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Trivia: Seven Questions and Answers about the Declaration of Independence

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 07.12.2014 | Education
William B. Bradshaw

Here are some trivia questions relating to the Declaration of Independence. See how you do with them.

GOP Overlords Rule with Handcuffs

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

While styling themselves as defenders of the constitution and protectors of individual rights, hardline GOPers, in practice, protect their own power and position by violating the Constitution and denying individuals their rights. Just take North Carolina for example.

Declaring Our Independence Was a Mistake

David Fagin | Posted 07.08.2014 | Comedy
David Fagin

Hooray, we're free! Screw you, England! Now what? Take a look around these days. We're not doing so hot.

Religious and Patriotic Pre-Revolutionary Chocolate

Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz | Posted 09.01.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz

In tribute to the popularity of chocolate as a substitute for tea in the Colonies following the Boston Tea Party, I suggest that we raise some chocolate to toast American Independence.

In Boston, A Real Tea Party

CarsTravelFood | Posted 10.19.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

Visitors here learn about the events that led to Dec. 16, 1773, and they go onto the decks of the ship for a re-enactment of the dumping of tea into Boston Harbor.

Royal Dog Portraits That Are Even Weirder Than You'd Expect

Posted 02.01.2012 | Arts

If you thought animal art was restricted to creepy garage sales and tacky mantles, you are in for a Royal awakening. Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, ...

Santorum Compares Obama To King George

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum tried to paint President Barack Obama as haughty, out-of-touch royalty at a campaign event in Florida on Tuesda...

"Royal Response"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.16.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I sent the letter to William and Kate, hoping but not really expecting to hear back. Imagine my surprise and delight when the following letter arrived in the mail recently.

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Compares Obama Administration To British Monarchy During Revolutionary War

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.08.2011 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday compared the federal government under President Obama to the British governmen...

Trying to Thwart Change in the 13 Colonies and Egypt

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Julian Assange's great-great-great-great-grandmother reportedly released some explosive documents during the Revolutionary War that eerily remind us o...

Culture Zohn Off the C(H)uff: David Seidler Protects and Defends The King's Speech

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2011-02-11-SOLIFIRTH.jpgCharges of historical inaccuracy and anti-semitism bring out a fierce rebuttal from the Oscar-nominated screenwriter who conceived the film.

Treacherous Politics

James Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Miller

Anyone who has read Founding Brothers, or any other great read about the men who founded this country, can't help but be blown away by how different p...

Can We Finally Tell the Truth About Britain's Vile 'Queen Mother'?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

William Shawcross has won the favor of his fellow monarchists by taking the Queen Mother's curdled life and presenting it as the best of British.

The Declaration of Independence: Good Spin Plus High Principles

Lanny Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lanny Davis

This was pure political spin. Scapegoat the king, obviously an easier target to demonize than the collective gentlemen of the House of Commons.

Tea Parties as Resurrective Ideology

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert D. Stolorow

In a series of earlier articles, I have discussed the concepts of "collective trauma"--the shattering of our shared illusions of grandiose invincibili...