Monday, November 29, 2010
Sunday, November 28, 2010
Bicycles & tricycles; an elementary treatise on their design and construction, with examples and tables (1896)
Page 285 from Bicycles & tricycles; an elementary treatise on their design and construction, with examples and tables (1896) by the fantastically named Archibald Sharp.
GIVE THANKS TO THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE US AND GAVE UP MUCH
'This Thanksgiving holiday, give thanks for all the blessings bestowed upon us one and all. And please also take time for a special remembrance of the true Americans. The Native Americans who were massacred in this very country, this sacred soil, that we call the home of the brave, and land of the free. Ironic, because there’s not a better description of these very people that we conquered, caged, and crippled. Labeled as Godless, savage, animals by a group that was oddly enough fleeing their own persecution, oppression, and judgement. These beautiful people, here before us, whose land was brutally stolen. Their beliefs, culture, and art were almost completely erased, not for a lack of trying, but by the grace of God. And in the name of, what? A shameful chapter in American history, any way you look at it. Judge Not, Lest Ye Be Judged. Now go and enjoy your turkey.'