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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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