Tag: French Revolution

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Abolish ICE Activists Execute ‘Donald Trump’ with Guillotine

“Abolish ICE PDX,” an anarchist group based in Oregon, publicly executed an effigy of President Donald Trump in Portland on Tuesday using a mock guillotine and replicating one of those most familiar scenes from the French Revolution.

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Ann Coulter: Happy Fourth of July, You Wonderful Country!

It has become fashionable to equate the French and American Revolutions, but they share absolutely nothing beyond the word “revolution.”
The American Revolution was a movement based on ideas, painstakingly argued by serious men in the process of creating what would become the freest, most prosperous nation in the history of the world. (Until Democrats decided to give it away to the Third World.)

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Macron Tells French Bishops He Wants to Heal Church-State Relations

French President Emmanuel Macron told a meeting of French bishops Monday that he wished to heal Church-State relations in the country, whose particular strain of secularism (“laïcité”) was profoundly colored by the anti-clericalism of the French Revolution and its aftermath.

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1776-2015: Is Our Revolution Dead?

July 4th marks the climax of the American Revolution, remembered with fireworks, family, and fun. But this year, there are three other revolutions that overshadow our own. The first is the French Revolution. Unlike the Americans, who preserved their religious

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Waterloo: Napoleon Still a Superstar Brand

June 18 will mark the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s defeat at Waterloo. Over 130,000 spectator tickets have been sold for four days of reenactments, speeches, and commemorations being held on the actual site in Belgium where 200,000 French, British, Prussian and Dutch troops once fought to decide the future of Europe.