Augustus Saint Gaudens was officially contracted to create the Shaw Memorial in 1884, but he wasn't the 1st artist approached William Wetmore Story was selected at the recommendation of Charles Sumner He began coming up with ideas for the Memorial in 1865 #Shaw54thSaturdays (1/3)
Facebook built a ridiculously giant compound of buildings here in Oregon about 10 years ago. They promised jobs and money spent on the local economy. None of that happened, they outsourced all the construction and materials, and all tax free. Probably polluting all the water.
Hey has anyone heard anything about the ending of the war in Afghanistan? I wonder why. You think it might because it reflects yet another lost in the midst of a bipartisan commitment to continue throwing obscene amounts of money to the pentagon?
The people of the world don't believe the BS they're selling us on Venezuela! Join us March 30 in DC to demand #no2nato and #HandsOffVenezuela . We will not sit silent as the US and its allies attempt to destroy yet another country for its resources.
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Venezuela has about 31 tons of gold worth $1.3 billion in the Bank of England. But the bank has effectively stolen it, refusing to give the gold back to the sovereign government of Venezuela…
#CandaceOwens was always a racist but against her own people. But when she said Hitler was “ok”, whatever she meant, she got more scrutiny. She is a bigoted, self-hating, opportunistic, idiot. But that was true before her words made the news. Hopefully she’ll disappear.
“Russophobia is anti-Semitism for respectable people.” George Szamuely
Margaret Kimberley added,
Russophobia is anti-Semitism for respectable people. It's not acceptable any longer to blame the ills of the world, not to mention your own failings, on the Jews. But you can blame them on the Russians, and no one will upbraid you for irrational bigotry. https://twitter.com/AnnHulbert1/status/1093509525351608327…
Here's a string of video clips of my tossing out questions at Elliott Abrams yesterday. Unfortunately, the audio, esp at the beginning, when I ask about his criminal record, is very poor.
Sam Husseini added,
Here's video clips of @samhusseini attempting to question Elliott Abrams at the State Department on Thursday (parts of audio are difficult; thanks to @dancohen3000 for making it as good as possible) questions were about…