Tag Archives: Custer

White supremacy and the vulnerability of peaceful villages

In recent days, Donald Trump has threatened domestic violence against “the left”. In an interview with Breitbart, he said, “I can tell you I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of the Bikers … Continue reading

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On this date… July 5, 1876… Montana

On this date in 1876, one day after the nation celebrated its Centennial, the news of Custer’s Last Stand reached the media. Eight years earlier, in 1868, the Great Sioux Reservation was “set apart for the absolute and undisturbed use … Continue reading

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On this date… November 3, 1875… Washington, D.C.

On this date in 1875, President Ulysses Grant contrived a war to steal the Black Hills. George Bush II contrived a war. He said Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, but what they really had was oil. The Lakota, or … Continue reading

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On this date… August 27, 1874… South Dakota

The Chicago newspaper declared:  “GOLD!  The Glittering Treasure Found at Last…  A Belt of Gold Territory Thirty Miles Wide.”  The article was leaking the news from an illegal US Army expedition into the Great Sioux Reservation. The reservation, delineated by … Continue reading

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