In 1917, three illiterate Portuguese children returned from watching their grazing sheep and told their parents that a “luminous young girl” had appeared in the sky in above the family’s pasture and spoke to them. News of the incident spread like wild fire. Of course, almost no one believed them. The children returned to see [...]
For 40 years it’s been a staple of liberal political history that Republicans under Nixon got tough on crime in order to appeal to racist white Southerners– who apparently would have been okay with rising rape and murder rates as long as rednecks were the primary suspects.
But now, Obama and the Democrats are doing precisely [...]
Republican Scott P. Brown pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Massachusetts political history last night, defeating Democrat Martha Coakley to become the state’s next US senator and potentially derailing President Obama’s hopes for a health care overhaul. via Republican trounces Coakley for Senate, imperils Obama health plan – The Boston Globe.