Revivalist History

The I-road should look so good after a MCCC years…

“The past isn’t dead. It’s not even past…”

–William Faulkner

The great American writer William Faulkner once said (in the middle of one of his least known works, even) that the past isn’t dead; it’s not even past. We agree; we think a lot of clues as to what we should do next lie in what we, as Americans have–as usual–forgotten we did before. Zinn only knows, we’ve achieved, and said, some pretty amazing things while under the influence of novelty and change (OK, so we’ve worn more than a few lampshades too)…

Fathers Of Anarchy 
Generation Z blogger and Creative Politics co-founder Baker makes the case that at least some of the ‘chaos’ and ‘lawlessness’ we see in America today was very much part of the original design…

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to the real island of misfit toys, the ones that God forgot to pick up after he was done playing with them…pictured: the chambered nautilus, unchanged in 500 million years, the Carribbean-based solendon, unchanged and venomous for 76 million (that’s right, you don’t have to go to Australia to be poisoned by a mammal), two kakapoas, parrots believed extinct because no one was looking for them on the ground at night, and the elephant shrew, whose closest relative is, yes, unbelievably enough, the Republican–their paths diverged about 60 million years ago, and apparently neither clan ever looked back…