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Thinking About George Washington's Teeth on MLK, Jr. Day

Thinking About George Washington's Teeth on MLK, Jr. Day

Robert Shetterly

I was having dinner a few nights ago with friends when one of them mentioned she was reading Jill Lepore's new book, These Truths: A History of the United States.

Another great eye opener book, The Untold History Of The United States, by Oliver Stone, Prof. Peter Kuznick, and Matt Graham.
It’s long past time these truths were laid bare for all to see.

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The media and historians will always emphasize the “Virtues” of that 1 percent and overlook the things that helped get them that wealth.

George Washington did not have to be made King. He was the richest man in the Colonies and got that wealth via slavery and land fraud. He became “Virtuous” only after he became the richest man in the Colonies and joined that Revolution not so much because he believed in freedom and liberty but because his being the “Richest man in the Colonies” was at risk due to what was deemed tyranny from the British Government.

The obsequiousness and fawning demonstrated towards those “founding fathers” is the same type of servility that goes on today because somebody is rich. It how a guy like Trump got elected President.

It very much reminds me of the local press here speaking to what a great man a local billionaire was because he ran a worlds fair for the city while taking 1 dollar in salary. Such civic mindedness! They did not mention the various companies he owned got a lot of the contracts sent their way.

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Washington had another slave, or some report that it was his wife’s slave, who escaped…Ona Judge.

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And to that I’ll add Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States (http://www.historyisaweapon.com/zinnapeopleshistory.html).

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Now it is commonly acknowledged that poop is beneficial, especially someone’s resistant to infections. And that the ancient Chinese used poop to do what we are doing now, just think how we must have disdained such backward thinking when we were pushing our heart replacement valve surgery, from pigs, no less.
We are way behind in dental care. Everyone should have a full set of adult teeth and be able to keep them all their lives in our modern world. Why don’t we?
Because we fail to make the connection, also known in the ancient world, that our teeth are connected to our organs. We don’t have a good replacement for teeth and again, what was done in the ancient world should be the common remedy now. Replace a missing tooth with a genuine tooth for a real person.
We donate blood and kidneys and livers while living, organs when dead, so why not donate teeth. A genuine tooth would allow the jaw bone to grow around it and secure it in place. Ask your dentist, why not?