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David Rubenstein’s take on what American history can teach our politicians

November 27, 2019 at 5:24 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

JUDY WOODRUFF: In 2013, billionaire investor, businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein set out an ambitious plan, to moderate a series of conversations with prominent historians in front of an audience of bipartisan lawmakers. The goal? To make members of Congress more knowledgeable about the past, so they could better deal with the country’s future. Rubenstein

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“David Rubenstein’s take on what American history can teach our politicians”

Fannie Lou Hamer’s Powerful Testimony | Freedom Summer

November 9, 2019 at 6:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

The testimony before the Credentials Committee, the FDP had a line up of very different people. They had Rita Schwerner, the widow of Mickey, who had been killed in Neshoba County. They had Martin Luther King. Everybody knew King. The seating of the delegation from the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, has political and moral significance

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“Fannie Lou Hamer’s Powerful Testimony | Freedom Summer”

American Death Cult has MILLIONS worshipping FAKE SCIENCE!

October 30, 2019 at 5:26 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

[Music] you’re watching the revisionist history channel hexes and curses blood magic you and sacrifice whisperings words like these have made even the mighty tremble throughout human history there have always been practitioners of dark magic condors and sorcerers who believe they have power over life and death itself today the scientifically minded among us

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“American Death Cult has MILLIONS worshipping FAKE SCIENCE!”

Andrew Jackson: Founder of the Democratic Party (1829 – 1837)

October 24, 2019 at 8:26 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

It’s Professor Dave, let’s discuss Andrew Jackson. The election of Andrew Jackson to the presidency is a watershed moment in the history of American politics, since he is considered the founder of the modern Democratic Party. He was the first true “man of the people” to be elected, as all of the previous presidents had

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“Andrew Jackson: Founder of the Democratic Party (1829 – 1837)”

Who Killed May Day in the USA? America’s Forgotten Labor Struggle

October 18, 2019 at 11:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Hello, I’m Emerican Johnson here in Hanoi, Vietnam. Today is May 1st, International Workers Day and as you can see, it’s kind of a big deal around these parts. Here in Vietnam, May Day is a national holiday. A four-day weekend at that as workers celebrate the international movement by visiting their families in their

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“Who Killed May Day in the USA? America’s Forgotten Labor Struggle”

08 Politics, War, And The Monkees from “Why The Monkees Matter: Even 50 Years Later

October 14, 2019 at 5:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

In this case obviously you’ve read the lyrics. It’s some pretty amazing stuff to be on mainstream television in the middle of what was the beginning I should say of the Vietnam War and how it was affecting everybody. That’s very bold thing for anybody have to say which i think is amazing. Then there

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“08 Politics, War, And The Monkees from “Why The Monkees Matter: Even 50 Years Later”

Will the U.S. Presidential Election Be Rigged?

September 21, 2019 at 9:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Good morning Hank it’s Tuesday, today I want to talk about the rigging of U.S. Presidential elections, so travel back with me to the election of 2004, where incumbent republican George W. Bush defeated democrat John Kerry. Across the country, Bush received about 3 million more votes that year than Kerry did, but of course

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“Will the U.S. Presidential Election Be Rigged?”

How lynching still affects American politics | The Economist

September 11, 2019 at 7:24 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Many people know about the terror of lynchings But one of the reasons why blacks were lynched… …was to suppress the black vote… …which is still happening today I’m black. I’m from the South… …and so this means a lot to me… …because my ancestors were lynched My research examines the extent to which historical

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“How lynching still affects American politics | The Economist”

The History of U.S. Elections (1964-2016)

September 8, 2019 at 7:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

[Bryce] To gain some historical perspective on 2016, let’s look back at the previous 13 presidential elections. In 1964, less than a year after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the power of the Democratic Party was at its peak. President Lyndon Johnson had just signed the historic Civil Rights Act into law in

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“The History of U.S. Elections (1964-2016)”