Tag Archives: William Jennings Bryan

“…and the fool shall be servant to the wise.”

I know everyone is facebooking and tweeting about Obama’s support for gay marriage, but I thought I would add my voice to the chorus. The political climate now is incredibly polarized and drowning with sounds of fundamentalist christian rhetoric. For … Continue reading

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“…pleading for a time when hatred and cruelty will not control the hearts of men.”

Clarence Darrow died today in 1938. For the last 50 years, civil rights activists, lawyers, and labor leaders have gathered on this date to toss a wreath into the Jackson Park Lagoon from the Clarence Darrow Memorial Bridge, where his … Continue reading

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