Good Morning Weimerica – Alexa is a Crisis Actor EP12S1
Secession was the underlying principle of the American Revolution. The colonists who fought in the American Revolution were not fighting a revolution like the one in France that sought to completely remake society and overhaul its institutions. Colonial Americans fought a war of secession to protect their traditional rights and to secure these rights under their own local self-governance.
As you crest a small hill you’ll see a two-story farm house on the right. At this moment, most people would be looking for a spot to turn around and get back on the main road, but I’m turning into my driveway. The house is old, 1916 stamped in the foundation, but county records show 1889. The locals call it The Malone’s Place, but I call it home.
In her pearl-clutching review of Stranger Things, Marinna Guzy of The Establishment (an on-line magazine whose name I am guessing was supposed to be ironic but is anything but) writes the following: “When confronted with a story like Stranger Things, a recycled retelling of an old story being marketed as homage and good, clean nostalgia, one has to wonder whether or not studios and content creators like The Duffer Brothers ever ask themselves whether or not the story they are telling is the one that should be told. What purpose does Stranger Things serve beyond reinforcing the status quo in the media landscape and perpetuating the dangerous delusion that things were better way back when?” As you might have guessed, The Establishment doesn’t allow commenting.