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Politics | Media Bias

‘Blatant lie’: CNN replaces #FakeNews with #FakeHistory, uses a distorted James Madison quote in its #RealityCheck s

"The Electoral College is just the latest chew toy for our embarrassing pundit class."

History | History

What Did the Founding Fathers Eat and Drink as They Started a Revolution?

They may not have been hosting a cookout, but they did know how to imbibe and celebrate

Politics | Education or Indoctrination?

Students petition to eliminate ‘offensive’ Colonial mascot

George Washington University students have launched a petition demanding that the school change its “offensive” mascot, the Colonial.

Politics | Trump

Our Government Was Designed to Protect Us from the Trumps of the World

Donald Trump's democracy is the democracy that John Adams warned us about.

Politics | Politics

Barack Obama, Re-Founding Father

It isn’t just “Obama’s power grabs.” It’s a redesign of the Founders’ original vision.

History | History

What 11 Common Objects Would Cost in 2015 if Colonial Taxation Still Existed | Mental Floss

It’s safe to say the American colonists were pretty upset about the taxes and tariffs imposed on imported goods in the 1760s and 1770s—upset enough to start a war. But at rates like ten shillings or a couple of pounds, the tariffs hardly sound oppressive to modern ears. That is, until you do the math...

History | History

Newly-Declassified CIA Document Says Ben Franklin Was A Security Risk

Benjamin Franklin was a man of many talents—but safeguarding state secrets was not among them. According to a recently released article by a CIA analyst, when Franklin was on a diplomatic mission in France, he allowed his offices to be penetrated by Bri

History | History

What Did Aaron Burr Do After Shooting Alexander Hamilton?

This week marks the 210th anniversary of the Burr-Hamilton duel. SPOILER ALERT: Burr won.