July 4, 2017 archive

Jul 04

Waxing Dead Presidents

The Hall of Presidents Wax museum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania may be gone but the waxy figures “live” on in the homes of very interesting people. You might wonder why anyone would want, or do with, one of these life size replicas, or in the case of John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” five …

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Jul 04

What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?

The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness August 20, 2014 What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July? Frederick Douglass July 5, 1852 What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? I answer: a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in the year, the gross injustice …

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Jul 04

The Breakfast Club (Born On The Fourth)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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