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Happy Fourth of July!

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Via Wikipedia: Oliver was one of three judges during the trials held after the Boston Massacre. Thomas Hutchinson was pleased with the work that Peter Oliver did, and made him chief justice of the Superior Court in 1772. Oliver complained often … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Or, if you’re in a feisty mood, how about this Loyalist defense of the British written by the then-Chief Justice of Massachusetts? Related I shared a list of some of our favorite crimethink-y anti-Narrative books here.

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Elvgren Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Happy Fourth of July, everyone. Click on the image to enlarge.

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Art Du Jour (Independence Day Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: William T. Ranney, Washington Rallying the Americans at the Battle of Princeton (1848) Wishing all UR readers and bloggers a happy, festive and pleasant Fourth of July.

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