The Facade of the Melting Pot: Trans-National America

“‘The so-called ‘melting pot’ has happily failed, Bourne wrote, and he called the “English-American conservatism” which would demand it the ‘chief obstacle to social advance.’ Without the cultural variety brought by immigrants, […] America was doomed to stagnation.” “‘What we emphatically do not want is that these distinctive qualities [of immigrants] should be washed out […]

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BBQ and Burglary: Only in America

Just in time for the Fourth of July, comes an amazing, patriotic story straight out of the beer and cheese state. This only reinforces the fact, that, yes, America loves BBQ. Here’s the saucy, unbelievable writeup: “APPLETON, Wisc. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – A couple telephoned police in the middle of the night after finding a man […]

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