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Alexis Coe  🐶 💀 📚 🤷🏻‍♀️

Years before Dr. Seuss wrote "The Cat in the Hat" or "Green Eggs and Ham," he produced 400 political cartoons. I woke up thinking about this one, and how Dr. Seuss, a German-American, lampooned the America First movement as much as Hitler. "And the Wolf chewed up the children and spit out their bones, but those were Foreign Children and it didn't really matter." (via UCSD library)


Zeus wuz here

So into Greece, I’m mad at Angela Merkel.

If women had built this, it would be more than a massive 2,500-year-old marble doorway to nowhere. Serves tyrant Lygdamis right, who was v much of the size matters crowd and wanted Naxos's buildings to be the tallest and most glorious in Greece. Construction began in 530 BC and he was overthrown in 506 BC.

Foundation of Western Civilization etc

Happiest of birthdays, my dearest. “Best-friend” doesn’t doesn’t do you (or my Castoria clan) justice.

“No self respecting woman should wish or work for the success of a party that ignores her sex.” The National Women’s Party holds up an 1872 #evergreen Susan B. Anthony quote in 1917. #womenshistory #history #feminist

2 Dogs 1 Brother

Executive Producer Aminatou Sow

“May Alexis and Anthony be granted wisdom and devotion in the ordering of their common life, that each may be to the other a strength in need, a counselor in perplexity, a comfort in sorrow, and a companion in joy.” —Ruth Bader Ginsburg, May 14, 2018

If you’re scrambling to find a last minute Mother’s Day present, I hope you’ll consider donating to instead, so incarcerated mothers can spend the day at home, or IRC, UNICEF, and other organizations that equip mothers with much needed supplies.
And then you can tell your mom what you bought instead of flowers, and delight her with one of these creepy cards of yore from the Newberry collection. Link in bio!

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