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Palin: I Didn't Flub Paul Revere

'I know my American history,' ex-governor says

(Newser) - Sarah Palin will have you know that she knows her American history and "didn't mess up about Paul Revere," the might-be presidential candidate tells Fox News Sunday. Palin stood by last week's claim that Revere warned the Brits that they weren't going to take Americans'... More »

Tea Partiers: Textbooks Must Be Nicer to Founders

And omit criticisms based on 'minority experience,' says Tennessee group

(Newser) - Tennessee Tea Party activists met with lawmakers yesterday to demand the state make a number of changes—including “educating students the truth about America.” What does that grammatically suspect phrase mean? It means that they want textbooks to stop criticizing the founding fathers for their treatment of Native... More »

Republicans Are 'Addicted to Bush'

GOP is trying to return to 43rd president's policies

(Newser) - Given his approval ratings, Republicans had no choice but to distance themselves from George W. Bush in 2008. But make no mistake, writes Paul Krugman: They still loved him and his policies, so much so that GOP leaders have now "come out for a complete return to the Bush... More »

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