• American Civil War Facts: General Robert E. Lee | Educational Videos – Cartoon Biography
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    American Civil War Facts: General Robert E. Lee | Educational Videos – Cartoon Biography

    Known as the face of the South in the Civil War and one of the biggest losers in history. Stay tuned for more as we take you on a journey through the timeline of General Robert E Lee. Robert Edward Lee was born January 19, 1807, in Stratford, Virginia. Following in his Father’s footsteps Lee would enter West Point Military Academy wherein 1829 he graduated 2nd in his class. In 1846 Lee would go to war when the United States battle Mexico. There he served under General Winfield Scott at became known as a hero as a battle commander. In 1859 Lee’s name became even more popular after he was…

  • Universal basic income: The plan to give $12,000 to every American adult | Andrew Yang
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    Universal basic income: The plan to give $12,000 to every American adult | Andrew Yang

    Universal basic income is an idea that’s older than America, where Thomas Paine was for it at the founding of the country, he called it the citizen’s dividend. Decades later Martin Luther King, Jr. was for it. He championed it before he was assassinated in 1968. And Milton Friedman and 1,000 economists signed a study in the late ’60s saying this would be tremendous for both the economy and society. It received so much support that it passed the House of Representatives twice under Richard Nixon in 1971. And the only reason it didn’t become law was that Democrats in the Senate wanted an even higher income threshold. So a…

  • Rep. Slaughter Introduces Weekend Voting Legislation and Comments on Andrew Puzder Withdrawal
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    Rep. Slaughter Introduces Weekend Voting Legislation and Comments on Andrew Puzder Withdrawal

    Voter turnout in the 2016 November election was a twenty year low and beyond the candidates another factor in that could have been timing Congresswoman Louise Slaughter is proposing moving Election Day from a Tuesday to the weekend in hopes of getting more people to the polls Jeannie Mcbride tells us how it will work The tradition of holding federal elections on the first Tuesday of November began with an act of Congress in 1845 Now in present times the sponsors of this bill believe it would make future elections more convenient if enacted whats being called the Weekend Voting Act would move election day to the first Saturday and…

  • DeMarcus Cousins Thinks Confederate Statues Should Go | TMZ TV
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    DeMarcus Cousins Thinks Confederate Statues Should Go | TMZ TV

    BOOGIE, WHAT’S UP, BOSS? HOW ARE YOU DOING, MAN? DEMARCUS COUSINS, HUGE NBA STAR. PLAYS FOR NEW ORLEANS PELICANS RIGHT NOW. HE’S FROM ALABAMA. BOTH NEW ORLEANS AND WHERE HE’S FROM ALABAMA ARE BOTH GOING THROUGH DIFFERENT ISSUES WITH CONFEDERATE STATUES. WE ASKED HIM, WE SAID — DO YOU THINK THEY SHOULD TAKE ALL OF THOSE CONFEDERATE STATUES DOWN? HELL, YEAH. AND YOU’RE FROM ALABAMA, RIGHT? [BLEEP]. HE’S SPEAKING OUT, KEVIN DURANT JUST TALKED ABOUT THE DONALD TRUMP SITUATION. THE WARRIORS DON’T LOOK LIKE THEY’RE GOING TO BE INVITED TO THE WHITE HOUSE. HARVEY: I DON’T THINK THEY WOULD GO, WOULD THEY? ANNOUNCER: I DON’T THINK THEY WOULD GO. WE…

  • What was: Dragon Challenge – Universal Studios: Islands of Adventure
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    What was: Dragon Challenge – Universal Studios: Islands of Adventure

    What was: Dragon Challenge Dragon Challenge was a pair of intertwined inverted roller coasters located at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure in Florida, USA. As of 2017, the rides were the first and only dueling roller coasters constructed by Bolliger and Mabillard. Because of their dueling aspects, both rides were specifically designed to have three major points of interaction during the layouts. Unfortunately, the attractions closed on the 4th of September, 2017 to make way for a newer addition. Dragon Challenge opened to the public on the 28th of May, 1999. At this point in time, the rides were named “Dueling Dragons”, and could be found within the Lost Continent…

  • PS. In Theory: Universal Basic Income
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    PS. In Theory: Universal Basic Income

    The threat that technological innovation will destroy more jobs than it creates has spurred a wide variety of proposals for ensuring that workers aren’t left out in the cold. One such proposal is universal basic income. The idea is simple: citizens or permanent residents receive a fixed sum of money, giving them the security and flexibility to participate in reskilling or higher education programs, to start their own businesses, to engage in less lucrative but socially valuable activities, or simply to spend less time working. As the so-called gig economy grows, and unions’ capacity to protect workers weakens, a UBI would be a powerful economic stabilizer. And, because it would…

  • Universal Basic Income is Not a Solution
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    Universal Basic Income is Not a Solution

    Universal basic income. If even Elon Musk says it’s the only option, it must great, right? It sounds really like utopia came true: everybody is entitled to receive free money no questions asked, no strings attached. And we could all afford this because production would be so cheap thanks to automation, and there would be no jobs left for humans thanks to automation. We are being told the same story over and over – automation is coming and it will make you useless. You are not part of the automation, which is why you are not in charge of making decision for yourself. So listen to this bunch of successful…

  • Kids try Turkey Leg for the First Time at Universal Orlando
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    Kids try Turkey Leg for the First Time at Universal Orlando

    Let’s try our first turkey leg. How much do you think it weighs? 20 pounds? About 6 pounds? No that’s yours. That’s yours. I think it smells like… French toast! Pizza! And, what are you going to do with this the rest of the day? Probably eat it. I don’t know where I’d put it though. Maybe in your pocket? Who would like to have this at Thanksgiving dinner? If I could share it with somebody… …I would share it with my Dad. (I would) probably share it with my Dad. My Dad. My Dad because he would eat it all. I’d probably share it with my best friend. This…

  • What if the South Won the American Civil War?
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    What if the South Won the American Civil War?

    The Civil War was the most devastating conflict in America’s history. Roughly 640,000 Americans died in the four-year fighting between the Union and Confederates which eventually resulted in a Southern defeat, keeping the United States, well, United. But what if in an alternate timeline, the South won the Civil War? “What?” many ask. “What would even be the outcome had the Confederates [won]? “What would be the possible scenarios of a Southern victory?” Well, dear viewer, stop interrupting me; it’s quite rude. That is what this video is about. By looking at facts and historical events, we can get a few rough ideas about what this Confederate independence might look…

  • What If the Confederacy Reunited Today?
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    What If the Confederacy Reunited Today?

    Over 150 years ago, the United States fought the bloodiest war in her history against herself as much as 3% of the population of the country died Fighting that war and one of the two sides that fought it was the Confederate states of America The Confederacy lost the war and was vanquished from history But what if today for whatever reason the confederacy re-emerged as an independent country again? What would the confederacy of today actually look like to begin with? The same 11 states that were part of the old confederacy would be part of this new one as well, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia Florida, Tennessee,…