This Day in Founding Fathers History - Where we bring you important dates in the lives and history of the Founding Generation. On this day in 1768, “The Liberty Song” was published in the Boston Gazette. The song was written by John Dickinson, one of the first colonial patriotic songs to be written.
"Facebook has married the Shazam technology, although they claim it’s their own, with their own mobile app. For those of you that think it’s necessary to fill the rest of the world in on what -- like my brother, for example, who thinks everyone needs to know every move he makes. It’s like a Police song, [singing] “Every move you make…” Everywhere the boy goes, he’s got to announce it to the world via Facebook. There’s going to be a problem with that now."
"So Julia Roberts gets up there and says we’re all to be thankful because 50 years ago today we were all saved by the Beatles. They came here and they changed America. Her exact words were “They changed America.” They made it all better for us. Now look at our vainglorious culture here. Look at Pink hanging from the ceiling."
Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – As I said, we don’t have a culture any longer, not writ large. We have an anti-cult. A cult is something you organize around. It is almost always organized around a religion. This is not organized around a religion unless dollars are the religion, or unless bling is the religion, or whatever the terminology is. This is organized around radical autonomy, dubious self-promotion. There is no humility. It’s all about vanity. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…
Mandeville, LA – Exclusive Transcript – It is a torrid, lewd, sad and regrettable animated gif rundown of what the once cute and adorable Hannah Montana did on the Video Music Awards last night. In the United States, we don’t reward people for being chaste and virtuous, for saving certain activities until marriage, or implying that you would. We certainly don’t reward them for being debutantes or demure or more ladylike or gentlemanlike than the person before them. Check out today’s transcript for the rest…