• Auctioneer’s Pick ~ Civil War Ephemera, Rare Civil War Confederate 1863 Railroad Map
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    Auctioneer’s Pick ~ Civil War Ephemera, Rare Civil War Confederate 1863 Railroad Map

    So continuing on with this great lot of ephemera from the Civil War era is this collection from Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Franklin Edmands. He was a member of the 24th Massachusetts and obviously spent some time with himself How he came into it nobody will ever know but one of the things in this trunk of his possessions was this extremely rare Southern Railroad map of 1863. This is the golden chalice of southern maps this one is in mint condition you can see old creases where it was folded at one point in time but still retains a lot of its own color. Another great piece out there which…

  • Guy Who Can’t Stop Quoting Movies (feat. @Gus Johnson) – Addiction Busters
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    Guy Who Can’t Stop Quoting Movies (feat. @Gus Johnson) – Addiction Busters

    – Brad is the most annoying guy in our office, maybe the world. We share a cubicle and mornings are rough. – Good mornin’. And, in case I don’t see ya, good afternoon, good evening and good night. That was the… – Truman Show, got it. – Well, alrighty then. (suspenseful music) – The first time Brad’s dad messaged me on Seeking Arrangements, he told me his son had a problem. I assumed it was a drug problem, but he said no, worse. – I met Brad in a chat room for Shrek fans. I thought it was cool that he knew every line from Shrek, but then, a few…

  • PM says he will pause Brexit legislation after timetable loss
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    PM says he will pause Brexit legislation after timetable loss

    Mr Speaker, I must express my disappointment that the house has again voted for delay, rather than a timetable that would have guaranteed that the UK was in a position to leave the EU on 31 October with a deal. We now face further uncertainty, and the EU must now make up their minds about how to answer parliament’s request for a delay. The first consequence is that the government must take the only responsible course and accelerate our preparations for a no-deal outcome. Secondly, I will speak to EU member states about their intentions and, until they have reached a decision, we will pause this legislation. Let me be…

  • Do Cyborgs Need Their Own Bill of Rights?
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    Do Cyborgs Need Their Own Bill of Rights?

    Equal Rights For Mutants. These are body hackers, who are electing to put implants into their bodys, and to add extra capibilities and enhancements. The first one is freedom from disassembly. The second one is freedom from morphology The third is the right to organic naturalization Fourth is the right of body sovereignty And the fifth is equal rights for mutants I do see it becoming something that will be in people’s awareness in the future. And its great that we have an organization working on rights and awareness right now. Whether you want to be a cyborg or not, the cyborg bill of rights protects everybody. Whether or not…

  • Can You Burn An American Flag? | Texas v. Johnson
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    Can You Burn An American Flag? | Texas v. Johnson

    Mr. Beat presents Supreme Court Briefs Dallas, Texas August 22, 1984 Protestors marched through the streets, destroyed property spray-painted walls, broke windows and threw dirty diapers and beer cans just outside the Republican National Convention Someone stole an American flag from a flagpole from a downtown building Eventually that flag ended up in the hands of Revolutionary Communist Youth Brigade member Gregory Lee Johnson At the height of the protests, ohnson poured kerosene on the flag and set it on fire. While the flag burned, he chanted stuff like “Red, white and blue, we spit on you, you stand for plunder, you will go under” and “Reagan, Mondale, which will…

  • 22. Constitutional Crisis and Impeachment of a President
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    22. Constitutional Crisis and Impeachment of a President

    Professor David Blight: I was in a meeting some months ago of the New York Historical Society’s Board of Trustees; august, wonderful group of people. That’s about thirty-five very rich New Yorkers and two token historians, and I’m one of the token historians. They have us there for window dressing, and other good and useful and noble purposes. And during a discussion of a subject I won’t even go into, one of the very intelligent and very dedicated members of that board–and I’m not being ironic–said that he really wished American history could be about “people of goodwill.” He wished American history wasn’t so full of conflict. In effect, he…