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Ben Franklin: Science Hippie

I love the Promethean line that Anne Marie Jacquez Turgot wrote to accompany Houdon’s bust of Benjamin Franklin: Eripuit coelo fulmen sceptrumque tyrannis. Translation: He snatched the lightning from heaven and the sceptre from tyrants. That says it all. Ben Franklin: another science oriented … Continue reading

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Knowing When to Be Quiet is a Part of Growing Up

Translation: Get with the program, shut up, conform, and obey. In my whisper voice, can I recite the First Amendment?

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Sarah Palin: The Far-Right’s Pied Piper—Playing a Real Pipe!

The followers: The leader: Where would you have us go, Sarah? Where you lead, we will follow. We won’t ask questions. And we’ll shut the mouths of those citified elite snobs that try to ask you questions. We’ve got your back Sarah. … Continue reading

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