American History

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Timeline: UA’s Guide To American Involvement in World War I

By RU Twisted Everyone loves a timeline. Although we will cover more of these subjects throughout our series, here is a basic rundown of the most important events of World War I.   June 28—August 1, 1914: Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of the Astro-Hungarian empire, is assassinated in Sarajevo. Believing that Serbia is responsible, Austria says…

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World War I Anniversary: UA’s Guide to America’s Involvement–Introduction

By RU Twisted April 2, 2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of President Wilson formally asking Congress to declare war against Germany and enter what would later be known as World War I or “the Great War.” This time period—to include both the war and the Progressive Era it was part of—had a monumental impact on…

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My Top 10 Books for an Unapologetically American Reading List

By RU Twisted Most “must read” reading lists are, to put it bluntly, as boring as a Lifetime movie. Yeah, we all get it—Huckleberry Finn and The Great Gatsby are “classics” so we’re all supposed to read them. This is a little different. The goal is to list a few books that I, as Editor-in-Chief…

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Hi, I’m the Constitution

Hi. I’m the Constitution. Although large groups of people out there are suddenly just now realizing that I exist, I’ve actually been here for over two centuries—even through the last few presidents, as hard as that is to believe. True story. I was here when President Obama championed legislation that punished people for not purchasing…

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I Love Democrats

By Nick Palmisciano I love Democrats. I really do, and I think you should too. I think you should stop calling Liberals “Libtards” or “Moonbats”.  I think you should drop the hateful rhetoric.  I think you should just listen, understand, consider and agree or disagree accordingly, with respect, knowing that the goal everyone has is…

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The Bill of Rights is a Better Unifier than the National Anthem

By RU Twisted Often with big news stories, the public in general seems to grab hold of an issue that is divisive, but perhaps not in the most meaningful way. The “sexy” parts of the story are placed front and center while the fundamental, philosophical grounding of the problem is either buried or forgotten entirely…

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Memorial Day and Custer’s Last Stand

By RU Twisted, aka “RU Twisted” This weekend I visited the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, also known as “Custer’s Last Stand.” To those who haven’t been I highly recommend taking the time to see the monument if you should find yourself on the way to Yellowstone or just cruising around the Wyoming/Montana border because…

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