“Stop Them Pictures,” Say Marine Commanders in Afghanistan

Written by Gary North on May 31, 2012

“Stop them pictures,” said the legendary “Boss” Tweed of New York City. He ran New York City politics in the 1870s. The pictures he referred to were political cartoons of him drawn by newspaper cartoonist Thomas Nast. Wikipedia reports: Tweed was convicted for stealing an amount estimated by an aldermen’s committee in 1877 at between […]

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