On Thanksgiving Day two years ago I blogged about the 18 minute opening track from Arlo Guthrie’s 1967 album Alice’s Restaurant. I included a video illustrating the real life events from Thanksgiving Day 1965 that inspired the song, whose full title is “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree.” “Massacree” is an Ozark colloquialism used to describe events of a strange nature. This differentiates from “Massacre,” which involves killing. Coincidentally (or was it?), the next Thanksgiving, on the 50 year anniversary of the events from “Alice’s Restaurant,” an actual Thanksgiving Day Massacre nearly occurred at a Church in Oaklyn, New Jersey. Continue reading
The Westboro Baptist Church, a house of worship in Topeka, Kansas, that came to prominence through the efforts of the late free speech advocate Fred Phelps, released a YouTube video offering advice for President-elect Donald Trump. Continue reading
“Birther King” Andy Martin
The following was previously published as part of the Wikinews series chronicling the 2016 presidential election Continue reading
Former Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Augustus Sol Invictus, chairman of the Orange County, Florida Libertarian Party, launched a new website today at 12:23 am EDT, the precise moment at which the Moon became full over Invictus’ hometown of Orlando. Continue reading
Today, Robert Milnes posted the following on his blog ThePLASPlace. The Saturnalian does not necessarily endorse the views expressed.
Augustus Sol Invictus, a candidate for U.S. Senate in Florida, gave the following remarks, as uploaded on YouTube, upon his defeat in the August 30 Libertarian primary. Transcript of the remarks is re-posted below as found on Invictus’ Facebook page.
Dear Florida Libertarians, Continue reading
On Monday at the Republican National Convention, then-presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump entered the stage in memorable fashion to introduce his wife, Melania, who was to give that night’s keynote address. Although Trump’s entrance was superb, internet users made one major improvement, accentuating the perception of Trump as a larger-than-life figure. Continue reading