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Speeches, Videos, and Articles Worth Watching and Reading. How We Got Here.

Dredd Scott v. Stanford Supreme Court Case. Slave sues for his freedom.

Background of Dredd Scott

Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Abraham Lincoln’s Assassination

The thirteenth amendment abolishing slavery after the civil war

The fourteenth amendment gives rights to former slaves. Over rules Dredd Scott

The fifteenth amendment allows people to vote regardless of their race.

List of some Jim Crow Laws intended to segregate and keep minorities from voting

Plessy v. Ferguson Delivers ‘Separate But Equal Clause’

NAACP is founded

1923 Women gain the right to vote

Brown v. Board of Education Repeals Plessy v. Ferguson. Also has famous ‘at all deliberate speed clause’

Eisenhower orders troops to Little Rock to allow students to go to school

Rosa Parks Refuses to Give up her seat on the bus

Kennedy Addresses Civil Rights

Kennedy’s Assassination

Martin Luther King’s reaction

Martin Luther King Jr. ‘I have a dream’ speech:

Martin Luther King’s Assassination

Robert F. Kennedy on Martin Luther King’s death

Robert F. Kennedy’s Assassination

Lyndon B. Johnson On Voting Rights Act

Controversial Affirmative Action Cases

McCain’s Concession Speech. Well done and tasteful

Obama’s Victory Speech


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Election Day Links!

Erection for the Election (cyanide comic)

Polling place finder

Free stuff if you vote… here’s the list

Your voting rights. Just in case someone tries to hassle you.

Funny election day pictures

Many videos giving different reasons to vote

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Saturday’s Links

Homestar Runner’s classic Halloween cartoons

How to talk to cops when you get pulled over

Opera’s vote gets switched by a hacked voting machine. Nothing wrong with going old school here. These machines have bad written all over them.

Jimmy Kimmel Roasts Sarah Silverman

American Stories, good op-ed

Palin hurting McCain… surprise surprise

Buy 25$ restaurant gift certificates for 2$

Sound a bit familiar:

And now, kids eating lemons:

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Tuesday’s Links. Come and get ’em.

How to escape a raptor (xkcd comic)

Perry Bible Comic wins again

Lieberman abandoning McCain?

Another huge rally for Obama (over 100,000 in Denver)

Currency crisis in Europe.

Age of Paranoia

Pretty cool 70+ guy playing on a college basketball team.

Don’t act like you’re not excited for this.

Bill Cosby is out of his mind.

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Saturday’s Links

Just in time for Halloween. Get your own live glow in the dark cat.

NYTimes endorses Obama.

Will Farrell as Bush on SNL endorsing McCain.

For those of you who are interested in photography and fonts this is your link

1000 mph car.

creepiest picture you will see all day.

A Song for Mrs. Palin:

Apparently, there’s a portal to hell in Antarctica:

Vodpod videos no longer available.
more about “Door to Hell in Antarctica Video“, posted with vodpod

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Links For the Midweek

Palin Fraud Case Building. Used State Funds to Have Children Travel.

Awkward Scrabble (xkcd comic)

India’s going to the moon.

Jon Stewart’s quiz on what a real American is. Sarah Palin cries somwhere.

“Academic Salaries” (web comic, but real and kind of sad)

Law makers want a domestic spy agency?

In case you’ve forgotten, a list of all the Bush scandals.

Another conservative jumps on the Obama bandwagon.

Chimpanzee riding a segway

This is why America is falling apart:

Ooops. What did he say?

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Links for your Monday

More to come:

Bollywood takes on outsourcing

Sarah Palin has facebook.

Random musical recommendation. Some fun brit pop.

How much sleep do you really need? There’ll be a study next week refuting this.

Health of the candidates is being withheld from the public.



Creepy Halloween Ad:

I hate nature video:

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