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Ft Nonsense, NJ
5"x8", 150p, perfect bound, flexi cover
Welcome to Ft. Nonsense, NJ, the story of the American Revolution, where war is a funny thing (“but not ha-ha funny”), the British Empire is a corporation doomed by their terrible customer service, and the Declaration of Independence is the “Emancipation Proclamation for Degenerates".
You will meet the most influential writer of Revolutionary America, Thomas Paine, the literal author of our best intentions. While his writing laid the groundwork for the modern labor movement, the first Abolitionist society in the US, and the concept of a universal basic income, Paine is somehow widely, little-known today.
Also in the mix is George Washington: Soldier, middle child, and guy with no obvious political philosophy, who for whatever reason, still manages to vote ‘Nay’ from the grave whenever we try to advance our personal freedoms, or give our neighbor a fair shake.
These two dynamic figures illustrate the ideological differences at the founding of our country, and provide context for what might have been, and what is still to come.
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