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Elections quotes

Elections quotes

The total collapse of the public opinion polls shows that this country is in good health. A country that developed an airtight system of finding out in advance what was in people’s minds would be uninhabitable. Elwyn Brooks White Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.  George Jean Nathan Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each … Continue reading

Guy Fawkes story

The Gunpowder Plot conspirators

A desperate disease requires a dangerous remedy. Guy Fawkes Guy Fawkes is not dead, he is living inside our minds and our souls with his ideas and our hopes. Carl William Brown Remember, remember, the 5th of November The Gunpowder Treason and plot; I know of no reason why Gunpowder Treason Should ever be forgot. Folk song Guy Fawkes (1570-1606), also known as Guido Fawkes, English Gunpowder plot conspirator, the only son of Edward Fawkes … Continue reading

Guy Fawkes Day

Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot

Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Day, Bonfire Night and Firework Night, is an annual commemoration observed on 5 November, primarily in Great Britain. Its history begins with the events of 5 November 1605, when Guy Fawkes and some friends, a group of provincial English Catholics, tried to blow up the Houses of Parliament with gunpowder and assasinate the Protestant King James I of England and replace him with a Catholic head of … Continue reading