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Roger Williams in Art

As should be fairly obvious, Roger Williams is one of my favorite historical figures, and certainly my favorite “American,” if I can use that term for someone born in England who never lived in an independent USA. ¬†Unfortunately, he’s not … Continue reading

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Roger Williams and the “Refused to Learn the Local Language” Meme

  To start, this is the meme I’ll be discussing. The point of the meme is obvious. ¬†It’s intended to mock the conservative dislike of undocumented immigrants entering the country and receiving benefits by pointing out that the earliest English … Continue reading

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