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George Washington

  1. church-state separation
    SCOTUS Splits on Church-State Separation in Peace Cross CaseWhile in the minority in the “Peace Cross” decision, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offered an eloquent testimonial for the “wall of separation.”
  2. donald trump
    Trump Thinks George Washington Should Have Been More Like Trump45 has some advice for 1.
  3. bookstagram
    Here’s an Annoying Instagram Trend: Throwing Yourself on a Pile of Open BooksBooks have been portrait props for centuries, but this is getting ridiculous.
  4. No, Removing Monuments to Traitors Doesn’t Mean Removing Monuments to FoundersConfederate monuments don’t embody American history; they were built on lies about American history.
  5. President Obama Quotes Washington, Urging Americans to Guard the ConstitutionHe said the Constitution is “just a piece of parchment” without the active participation of the American people to give it meaning.
  6. what if?
    Young George Washington Looks Like He Would Text ‘U Up?’In case you were wondering.
  7. happy father's day
    George Washington Can’t Handle Being a StepdadIt’s weird when he’s the father of America, too.
  8. dreams
    Zack Snyder Wants to Make 300-Style George Washington BiopicThe Hamilton boom is real.
  9. forefathers
    Taylor Swift and Cara Delevingne Bond Over Old PresidentsA shared idol is found.
  10. national treasures
    No One Wants to Buy George Washington’s Thanksgiving ProclamationDue to lack of treasure map, probably.
  11. Founding Distiller
    Get Ready to Get Drunk Like George WashingtonWashington’s rye probably tastes a lot better today than it did in 1797.
  12. in development
    NBC Wants a George Washington DramaRide Lincoln’s coattails much?
  13. Local Flavor
    Davio’s Ladles the Soup That Saved AmericaThe soup that saved America once saved Davio’s David Boyle from freezing to death at a Mummers parade.
  14. We Were Promised Flying Slaves“During those First Continental Congress sessions we spent full days imagining how crazy life would be in the 21st century: holograms of […]
  15. Mediavore
    Here’s Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Pepper Pot Soup;Plus: Jamie Oliver creates a heart attack meatball sandwich, and here’s a look at what’s going on in the world of whiskey, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Accolades
    NABJ Honors Inquirer Critic Craig LaBanThe Inky critic received honors for his two-part series about George Washington’s enslaved chef.
  17. Mmm Beer
    Drink Beer Made by Farmers (One of Them George Washington)A tasting of George Washington’s personal beer, plus beer comes to the Greenmarket.
  18. george washington
    Washington the ‘Blackest’ Name in AmericaThe surname Washington now belongs predominantly to African-Americans — in fact, the name is 90 percent black according to the most recent U.S. Census data.
  19. rolling in graves
    Which Recent Commercial Is Most Demeaning to the Founding Fathers?It’s a tight race between Bud Light, Kraft, and tea partier Rick Barber.
  20. Closings
    Valentine’s Day Massacre: Fraunces Tavern Will Close SaturdayThe future of the George Washington hangout is uncertain.
  21. art
    See What Happens When You Draw Lady Gaga’s Face Over George Washington’s on the $1 BillAmazing.
  22. fashion gods
    A Meta-analysis of John Galliano’s George Washington HairIf the New York ‘Times’ can do it with Michelle Obama’s bare arms why can’t we do it, too?
  23. gossipmonger
    ‘Star’ Says Katie’s Dreading All Those Scientology Meetings Back in L.A.Plus, Nicole Richie and Rachel Zoe have made up. The new Obama era is really beginning! In the gossip roundup.