The tale of two indigenous men from New England and their interactions with early European visitors.

This map of Patuxet harbor (now Plymouth, MA) was made by the French explorer Samuel de Champlain circa 16
This map of Patuxet harbor (now Plymouth, MA) was made by the French explorer Samuel de Champlain circa 16
This map of Patuxet harbor (now Plymouth, MA) was made by the French explorer Samuel de Champlain around 1605.

Part One: Epenow


Why only the plots devised by eccentric loners to kill the president succeed.

Part I: The Partial Exception, John Wilkes Booth


The slow reopening of schools in the age of COVID-19 is slightly more complex than a bunch of lazy, unionized teachers wanting to stay home instead of go to work.


Accepting a transfer of power is never easy, but stubborn loyalty can persist, creating long-term headaches in government and for the loyalists themselves.


“Unity must be won, and only the workers, the class-conscious workers themselves can win it – by stubborn and persistent effort.” - Vladimir Lenin, 1914

“Man is blind. This is not a literal blindness. Our blindness is not one of sight, but of knowledge to the cause. It is time to remove the blindfold.” - Jack Belanger, 2016

Part I: Rebirth


An 1814 political cartoon by William Charles, Jr. depicting the Hartford Convention, a major factor in the eventual death of the Federalist Party.


Yeah, I know. It’s in German and has little to do with this, but it’s a royalty-free image of an old newspaper.


1. The Storm Drain Magnet


The Dying King

Tony Raymond

Liberty is a cool concept

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