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A declaration of independence from Donald Trump

When Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, which was adopted on July 4, 1776, by the nation’s founders in Philadelphia, he included a list of 27 grievances against the British King George III. Who knew that 242 years later, the U.S. would be facing another despotic ruler? “The history of the present King of […]

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Sorry, Trumpsters: NPR’s Declaration of Independence tweets were not a call for revolution

In moving to the modern era, National Public Radio tweeted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, and some Trump supporters lost their minds. On Independence Day, just as it has for 29 years, the voices familiar to NPR’s listeners read the document, a few lines at a time. It has been an almost nostalgic […]

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