Archiv der Kategorie: History

Trump, the F-Word and the Politics of Anger

In today’s issue of the Washington Post, Ishaan Tharoor and Ruby Mellen finally ask the right question about Donald Trump and what he has made and may yet make out of America. „Is it finally time to use the F-word … Weiterlesen

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It CAN Happen Here!

In fact, it already is happening. As far back as February 2019, The American Conservative, a maverick Republican-leaning publication founded by Pat Buchanan, warned about the usurpation of power by Donald Trump. His declaration of a national emergency to build … Weiterlesen

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The Stooge Who Would be Emperor

There appears to be some confusion around the events in Mexico between 1862 and 1867, when Maximilian of Habsburg was proclaimed emperor and subsquently shot by firing squad. On Quora, a number of people have asked questions like „How long … Weiterlesen

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