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Of course Donald Trump wants fireworks over Mount Rushmore

Of course Donald Trump wants fireworks over Mount Rushmore

(CNN)George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt … Donald Trump?

For President Trump, nothing could be more natural than to stand alongside such giants of American history. On Friday night, he will travel to Mount Rushmore for an early Independence Day party, reviving the environmentally worrisome tradition of July Fourth fireworks over their massive carved likenesses.
Such frivolity might seem in poor taste amid a fast-worsening pandemic — and unwise since social distancing won’t be required at the event.

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That time Alexander Hamilton founded America’s oldest daily newspaper

That time Alexander Hamilton founded America’s oldest daily newspaper

How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a Scotsman dropped in the middle of a forgotten spot in the Caribbean start a major daily newspaper?

“Hamilton” fans have learned a lot about America’s first Treasury Secretary from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s popular musical, which dropped Friday on Disney+, that they might not have known before.

Alexander Hamilton was a scrappy immigrant from Saint Kitts and Nevis. A prolific writer, he composed 51 of the Federalist Papers,

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