If you didn't know about Abraham Lincoln's strong anti-abortion policies while he was in the White House, it's probably because they didn't exist.Rep. Allen West, however -- the former history teacher -- decided to deal an anti-abortion quote to the annual March for Life at the National Mall in W ... More >>
ICE"Christ Carrying the Cross Dragged by a Rascal" -- not exactly stolen by Nazis."Nazis. I hate these guys." -- Indiana JonesGovernment agents seized a 500-year-old painting from the Mary Brogan Museum of Art & Science in Tallahassee on Friday, a work of art the U.S. Attorney's Office says w ... More >>
In 1994, then-Gov. Lawton Chiles signed into law a statute that requires Florida high school kids be taught about the Holocaust and the history of black Americans.Now, the Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) of Tallahassee has filed a grievance with the Justice Department, claiming that ... More >>
Harriet TubmanAlways a fan of skewed historical references, Rep. Allen West went on Fox News yesterday to proclaim he's the "modern-day Harriet Tubman," and says he's the one that will get the nation's African-Americans off the "21st century plantation."The "plantation" isn't a new reference ... More >>
Maryland radio station WCBM 680 posted a brief video this week of Congressman-elect Allen West that is 50 percent history lesson, 50 percent political polemic, and 100 percent classic Allen West. West, as it turns out, believes that the United States has been at war with Islam for a very, very long ... More >>
Before and after.The state-owned French railway company that hopes to supply Florida with high-speed trains launched a publicity campaign recently to help combat criticisms of its Nazi past. The campaign includes a web page titled "Heritage" that claims to detail the Societe Nationale des Chamins ... More >>
This week Pope Benedict XVI reinstated Bishop Richard Williamson after 20 years of excommunication from the Catholic Church. Williamson' excommunicable offense was being consecrated without the Vatican's consent (which sounds like some hardcore Da Vinci Code shit, right?) but the offense that's caus ... More >>
There's all sorts of talk about New Deal this and New Deal that these days, which is fine by Heshy Wilensky, proprietor of the New Deal Kosher Market. Located at 1362 NE 163rd Street in North Miami Beach, it is the only butcher shop in South Florida that has operated under the same ownership and sam ... More >>
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If they're college-educated, city-dwelling, 40-something white people, that is
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