Methodist History: Church of Presidents

(Ann Michel) People from all around the country helped to give birth to this. Abraham Lincoln was among the contributors who gave money to create the original church building.” (narrator) At the National Church, visitors can walk in the footsteps of U.S. Supreme Court justices or sit in the pews Continue Reading

Global Ethics Forum: Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought

(soft music) – Our speaker is James T. Kloppenberg, and he is the Charles Warren Professor of American History at Harvard and teaches European and American intellectual history. Today he will be discussing his recently published magnum opus, entitled Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought. Continue Reading

Trump Calls Himself a Nationalist, Megyn Kelly Defends Blackface – Monologue

-Let’s get to the news. President Trump held a campaign rally for Senator Ted Cruz in Texas last night and spoke for 76 minutes, marking the first-known instance of in recorded history of people yelling, “Bring out Ted Cruz!” At a campaign rally last night, President Trump referred to himself Continue Reading

Trump Tweets To Appeal To His White Nationalist Base

Farron, the President went on this week to question, I don’t know. There’s a lot of people who are interpreting this in many different ways, but Donald Trump clearly feels like Abraham Lincoln may have dropped the ball a little bit. He is clearly, and there’s been a lot of Continue Reading

My Problem With Religion | Cosmic Skeptic

have you ever noticed that there’s a stunning correlation between a person’s place of birth and their religious affiliation have you ever noticed that there’s a stunning correlation between someone’s parents religious beliefs and their own I can’t count the amount of times that upon asking a theist why they Continue Reading

AskProfWolff: Can we have a marxist analysis of the American Civil War?

This question came to us from Nicholas Anderson who submitted it to the AskProfWolff page of the website rdwolff with two Fs dot com. The question asks: can we have, is there a Marxist analysis of the American Civil War? Well the simple answer is, yes there is, but an Continue Reading

The Inconvenient Truth About the Democratic Party

When you think about racial equality and civil rights, which political party comes to mind? The Republicans? Or, the Democrats? Most people would probably say the Democrats. But this answer is incorrect. Since its founding in 1829, the Democratic Party has fought against every major civil rights initiative, and has Continue Reading

The Civil War, Part I: Crash Course US History #20

Hi I’m John Green this is Crash Course US History and today we come at last to the Civil War, the conflict that in many ways created a nation. So here’s what you won’t be getting today. We will not be describing battles and tactics. If that’s your bag, might Continue Reading

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Make Obama’s HOPE POSTER using your own Face.

Hi, this is Marty from Blue Lightning TV I’m sure you’ve [seen] this iconic poster by Shepard Fairey which became recognized worldwide during Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign Politics aside, this is a great-looking poster and I’m going to show you how to recreate it using a different headshot this Continue Reading

The Civil War Part 2: Crash Course US History #21

†CCUS 21 – The Civil War Part 2 Hi, I’m John Green; this is Crash Course U.S. history and today we return to…wait, what are we talking about today, Stan? Ah, the Civil War! I can tell because Lincoln’s here. But this week we’re not gonna talk about casualty counts Continue Reading