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  For thousands of years, embroidered patches have been a means of identification. Dating back to the ancient cultures of the Mediterranean, Mideast, China, and India, elaborate hand-stitched fabric swatches were tools used for the military. Other times, such embellishments were a sign of beauty for other important personnel, stitched onto the robes of royalty or religious figures. Even today, patches are seen on a wide range of people: from the military to ... Read More
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When I was young, my mother told me about my suffragist grandmother Edna (that's her in the photo). “She did important work so women can vote today,” my mother said. I took the story to heart. I couldn’t wait until the subject of women’s suffrage was raised in school. I imagined raising my hand, standing up in front of my classmates, and waxing lyrically about my grandma. Nothing happened through the sixth grade. Or the seventh. It wasn't ... Read More
As a lifelong Minnesota-Wisconsin border dweller, I’ve fearfully watched each step of Michele Bachmann’s ascent from Minnesota State Senator to Tea Party national celebrity. Perhaps it should be no surprise that the Republican Representative from Minnesota is now considering running in the 2012 Presidential race, but I continue to be shocked by how someone who has made so many false and uninformed statements regarding US history and politics can ... Read More