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Laughing at Mussolini

 A Re-Post from 2014    A young Benito Mussolini It’s easy to laugh at Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini today. We see him in those old black and whites. Kind of fat. Bald. Overly dramatic and theatrical.  Silly. Chin thrust out. … Continue reading

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The Last Radical in the House

Vito Marcantonio What do you think of when hear the words “Italian American”? Tony Soprano?  The Godfather?  Mob Wives?  Pizza and pasta?  Baddabing. Yes I know.  These are the media stereotypes foisted upon us.  Unfortunately too many think that is … Continue reading

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Laughing at Mussolini

 Originally published in 2011    A young Benito Mussolini It’s easy to laugh at Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini today. We see him in those old black and whites. Kind of fat. Bald. Overly dramatic and theatrical.  Silly. Chin thrust out. … Continue reading

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