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Historical Background

The Tea Party 1776 Shtick: History Mangled

July 2, 2012 /

by Sam Pizzigati

America's revolutionary generation, new research details, lived in a society much more equal than our own. And early Americans prized that equality, an inconvenient reality for conservatives today. Not too...

Remembering a Patriot Not Yet in the Pantheon

July 4, 2011 /


A decade into a staggeringly unequal 21st century United States, historians have rediscovered a long-forgotten Revolutionary War hero who stirred men’s souls with a remarkably far-sighted egalitarian vision. George Washington....

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