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Women's Suffrage Parade

Women’s Suffrage Parade posted on Mar 14

100 Years Ago this month; one day before the inauguration of President Woodrow Wilson, the Women’s Suffrage Parade took place in Washington D.C. It seemed to be off to a good start despite that it was a late start, but it soon became choked up   …Continue Reading Women’s Suffrage Parade

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Supreme Court issues 1st ruling!

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Supreme Court issues 1st ruling! posted on Nov 7

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe now has it’s own Supreme Court.  They issued their first ever ruling from the Mashpee Tribal headquarters where the courtrooms are located in a double-wide trailor. On the inside, the setting looks like any other courtroom on Cape Cod and they   …Continue Reading Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Supreme Court issues 1st ruling!

Grapes of Wrath

Grapes of Wrath posted on Aug 7

Your raisins or your life? Raisin Grower Marvin Horne has been breaking the law for 11 years now.  He owes the U.S. government $650,000 in unpaid fines and 1.2 million pounds of raisins – equal to four years of harvest.Marvin didn’t like the obscure  Agricultural   …Continue Reading Grapes of Wrath