4 thoughts on “Altogether, now?

  1. Sleep of Reason says:

    “Trump blasts ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ at Mount Rushmore : President tells supporters at July 4 celebration that racial justice protests threaten foundations of US society.” https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/trump-blasts-left-wing-cultural-revolution-mount-rushmore-200704044717623.html The president also announced that he would create a “National Garden of American Heroes”, which he described as a large outdoor park featuring statues of “the greatest Americans who ever lived”. He did not provide further details.

    “Trump, in fiery Mount Rushmore address, decries rise of ‘far-left fascism,’ calls on Americans to rise up” https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-in-fiery-mount-rushmore-address-decries-rise-of-far-left-fascism-calls-on-americans-to-rise-up

    “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.” Samuel Johnson (April 7, 1775)

    “During September 1787, in the final days of the Convention, Elizabeth Willing Powel is said to have shared an exchange with Benjamin Franklin, for which she is most often remembered. According to Maxey and Anishanslin, she asked Franklin, “What have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” referring to the governmental structure of the newly formed United States. Franklin is said to have responded, “A republic … if you can keep it.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Willing_Powel#%22A_republic_…_if_you_can_keep_it%22

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