Trump Once Again Proves His Complete Ignorance Of Historical Matters

Not long after he was elected president, Donald Trump told Chris Wallace that he reason he rarely bothers with intelligence briefings is simple: “I don’t have to be told – you know, I’m, like, a smart person. I don’t have to be told the same thing and the same words every single day for the next eight […]

GOP Lawmaker: People Who Take Down Confederate Monuments Should Be ‘Lynched’

In recent weeks, the City of New Orleans has been in the process of removing all monuments to those who fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War, including statutes of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and military commander Robert E. Lee. These efforts have been met with consternation and anger by some people who seem […]

Dense Donnie Has A Civil War Memorial On His VA Golf Course…For A Battle That NEVER TOOK PLACE!

Earlier this week, Donald Trump made a ridiculous statement about how President Andrew Jackson was angry he couldn’t mediate the an end to the Civil War, even though Jackson died 16 freaking years before the war began! And now we have yet another example that proves Trump knows less than nothing about history. At his […]

Presidential Historian Predicts Trump Administration Will Not Last More Than 200 Days

Ronald L. Feinman is a professor of history at Florida Atlantic University and the author of Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama. And in an article he wrote for the History News Network, Professor Feinman has some news that is sure to make Donald Trump very angry: The current administration […]

History FAIL! Trump Spokesperson Says Obama Invaded Afghanistan (VIDEO)

Trump spokesperson Katrina Pierson may be the most ignorant individual to ever appear on behalf of any candidate who has ever run for office in this country. Even worse, she appears to delight in being willfully ignorant, which is one of the worst things I can imagine. Pierson appeared on CNN earlier today and was […]

A Short History Of The Word ‘Thug’

Over the past few days, with the events transpiring in Baltimore, we’ve heard several people–mostly elected officials–toss around the word “thug” to describe people were were looting, setting fires, and engaging in other illegal acts. But do we really know what the word means? It doesn’t mean what you might think, and its origin goes […]