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Pence: No Need To Remove Confederate Statues; We Need ‘More Monuments’ (VIDEO)

Pence: No Need To Remove Confederate Statues; We Need ‘More Monuments’ (VIDEO)

Just when you thought the Trump administration had pandered about as much as they could to the far right lunatics who want to preserve statues and monuments to the American Confederacy (which LOST the Civil War), along comes Mike Pence to tell us that we actually need more monuments. Pence paid a visit to his […]

Confederate Monument Protests Right In My Backyard (VIDEO)

Confederate Monument Protests Right In My Backyard (VIDEO)

After the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, there has been a rash of protests against Confederate monuments all over the country. Today, there was one in my hometown of Huntsville, Alabama. A group of 150 protesters showed up at the Madison County Courthouse to protest the Confederate statue that is on the Courthouse steps. There were […]

It’s Past Time To Put Confederate Statues Where They Belong (VIDEO)

It’s Past Time To Put Confederate Statues Where They Belong (VIDEO)

With all these Confederate statues being removed around the country, one must wonder where they will end up? President Donald Trump described them as “beautiful monuments” that will be missed. However, many people see them as racist and glorifications of the actions of the Confederacy during the Civil War. I mean, part of the country […]

Trump Is A Dream Come True For Nazis

Trump Is A Dream Come True For Nazis

It’s usually a lazy comparison, let’s be honest. Ever since the dust thrown up by the 3.4 million tons of bombs that fell through the skies during WWII settled, Adolf Hitler has been something of a go to metaphor. Whenever a dictator enthroned himself in a backwater nation-slum, he was the new Hitler. Whenever a political opponent […]

Black Lawmakers Want Confederate Statues Out Of US Capitol (VIDEO)

Black Lawmakers Want Confederate Statues Out Of US Capitol (VIDEO)

Statues of Confederate generals and other notable figures of the side that lost the Civil War are coming down across the country. But one place where they still inexplicably stand is in the U.S. Capitol building. A group of Black lawmakers are hoping to change that. Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are calling, once […]

102-Year-Old Former Chorus Line Dancer Sees Herself On Film For First Time (VIDEO)

102-Year-Old Former Chorus Line Dancer Sees Herself On Film For First Time (VIDEO)

via Alice’s website: The Wikipedia article for the Harlem Renaissance is a great place to start learning about the time period and cultural movement that Alice was a part of in the beginning of her career. From YouTube: Alice Barker was a chorus line dancer during the Harlem Renaissance of the the 1930s and 40s. She danced […]

Presidential Historian Says Trump Asking For Everyone To Obey Is ‘What Mussolini Wanted’

Presidential Historian Says Trump Asking For Everyone To Obey Is ‘What Mussolini Wanted’

It has been suggested that President Trump’s calls for “law and order” and his insistence on people pledging their personal loyalty to him is much like what other dictators in history have required of those close them, and now president historian Douglas Brinkley has made a direct connection to one of history’s most infamous dictators. […]

NPR Tweets Declaration Of Independence And Triggered Trumpkins Lose Their Tiny Minds (TWEETS)

NPR Tweets Declaration Of Independence And Triggered Trumpkins Lose Their Tiny Minds (TWEETS)

To celebrate Independence Day, National Public Radio (NPR) thought it would be a good idea to tweet out the every word of the Declaration of Independence, one of the two most important documents in American history, the other being the Constitution. But, Trump supporters being the ignorant dullards that they are, lots of them were […]

Guide To British Politics Part 2 : The Irish Peace Process

Guide To British Politics Part 2 : The Irish Peace Process

The Troubles began in the late 1960s and is usually thought to have ended in 1998. The root of the problem, however, stretches back centuries, not decades. In 1534, Parliament passed the Act of Supremacy, a law that made Henry VII the Supreme Head of the Church. This break from Rome set in motion events that would […]

Calls For Muslim Internment Camps Grow Among Right-Wing Groups In The US And Europe

Calls For Muslim Internment Camps Grow Among Right-Wing Groups In The US And Europe

The phrase “internment camp” calls to mind the Holocaust and imprisonment of Japanese Americans during World War II. We like to believe they no longer exist, at least not in “civilized” democracies like our own. However, support for rounding up Muslims and enslaving them in internment camps is intensifying among white nationalists in several major world powers–the United States, the […]

Nixon Knew Of Violent Plans To Attack Vietnam Protesters And Did NOTHING (TWEET)

Nixon Knew Of Violent Plans To Attack Vietnam Protesters And Did NOTHING (TWEET)

For most of the last two-plus years, it appeared that Donald Trump’s continued presence on the political scene was the strongest evidence to date that Gerald Ford’s pardon of Richard Nixon had been a mistake. After all, that pardon ended any realistic chance of declaring once and for all that there are certain tactics and […]

10 Facts About The White House That You Might Not Know (IMAGES)

10 Facts About The White House That You Might Not Know (IMAGES)

The White House, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., has housed all our presidents from President John Adams to the current president, Donald Trump. The sitting president when the White House was constructed was President George Washington, but he never had the chance to live in it. The White House is a prominent structure that […]

Reagan Vs. Trump: Ronnie Really Was A Saint Compared To Donnie (VIDEO)

Reagan Vs. Trump: Ronnie Really Was A Saint Compared To Donnie (VIDEO)

Well, everyone knows we are not fond of President Donald Trump here at Liberal America. However, we are also not fond of the Republican “Saint” and former late president Ronald Reagan. Well, here’s a comparison of just how bad they are. 1. Mental Health Ronald Reagan eliminated tens of thousands of beds in mental hospitals all […]

Ellen DeGeneres Introduces The Trump History Channel – And It’s Hilarious! (VIDEO)

Ellen DeGeneres Introduces The Trump History Channel – And It’s Hilarious! (VIDEO)

On Tuesday, Ellen DeGeneres poked fun at President Trump’s gross ignorance of U.S. history. Trump’s recent comments about Andrew Jackson and The Civil War have sparked a lot of attention. Previously, Trump had also implied that the abolitionist, Frederick Douglas, was still living, and he praised both Henry Clay and Andrew Jackson who were large rivals. […]

Last Man Standing — The Only Living Prosecutor From The Nuremberg Trials Opens Up (VIDEO)

Last Man Standing — The Only Living Prosecutor From The Nuremberg Trials Opens Up (VIDEO)

You couldn’t have invented the Nazis, not as literary constructs at any rate. Anyone trying to pitch the idea that a paramilitary organization that stitched skulls to their uniforms went ‘mainstream legit,’ would have been laughed out of the publishing house boardroom. Their vile antisemitism coupled with an odd infatuation with mysticism would stretch the credulity […]

Dense Donnie Has A Civil War Memorial On His VA Golf Course…For A Battle That NEVER TOOK PLACE!

Dense Donnie Has A Civil War Memorial On His VA Golf Course…For A Battle That NEVER TOOK PLACE!

Earlier this week, Donald Trump made a ridiculous statement about how President Andrew Jackson was angry he couldn’t mediate the an end to the Civil War, even though Jackson died 16 freaking years before the war began! And now we have yet another example that proves Trump knows less than nothing about history. At his […]

#TrumpTeachesHistory Is The Hottest–And Funniest–Hashtag On Twitter (TWEETS)

#TrumpTeachesHistory Is The Hottest–And Funniest–Hashtag On Twitter (TWEETS)

As we learned on Monday, Donald Trump knows less about history than your average two-year-old. His comments regarding former president Andrew Jackson and the Civil War were so utterly ridiculous that comedians have been adding new material by the minute. The remarks Trump made in an interview with Sirius XM radio were bad enough, but […]

History Fail! Trump Says Andrew Jackson Could Have Stopped The Civil War, Gets Mocked On Twitter

History Fail! Trump Says Andrew Jackson Could Have Stopped The Civil War, Gets Mocked On Twitter

Even though we’ve known for quite some time now that Donald Trump is a complete idiot who doesn’t have a clue on any variety of topics, the alleged president outdid himself in an interview with the Washington Examiner which was published Monday morning. Trump is a great admirer of Andrew Jackson, our seventh president, and […]

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