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  • Interview

    A dark political satire film set in the future in the fictional desert country of Turaqistan.

    It stars John Cusack, Hilary Duff, Marisa Tomei, Joan Cusack, Ben Kingsley, and Dan Aykroyd.
    107 min., Rated R, 2008.
  • Movie Review


    Choices of the Heart: the Margaret Sanger Story (True Stories Collection)
    Starring Dana Delany and Henry Czerny, Directed by Paul Shapiro
    Rated: NR
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    The movie tells the story of Margaret Sanger (Dana Delany, China Beach) fight for women’s health through family planning and sex education in the early 1900s. The story takes place in New York City where despairing, women are forced mainly by economics to end unwanted pregnancies themselves.

    Outraged and saddened by what she sees, Sanger takes on her life work to fight against the moral zealots that have created chaos in women’s lives.

  • Book Review


    Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion
    Trained as a nurse and midwife in New York’s Lower East Side gritty slums, Margaret Sanger grew aware of the dangers of unplanned pregnancy—both physical and psychological. Sanger ignited a movement that has shaped our society to this day. Her views on reproductive rights have made her a frequent target of conservatives and moral zealots.

    In this captivating new biography, the renowned feminist historian Jean H. Baker rescues Sanger from such critiques and restores her to the vaunted place in history she once held.

  • Book Reviewed

    An American Prophecy: What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America's Next Rendezvous with Destiny By William Strauss and Neil Howe
    400 pages. Broadway 1997.
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    The Inside Story of the Struggle for Control of the United States Supreme Court

    By Jan Crawford Greenburg
    368 pages. Penguin Press HC. 2007.

New Design Concept — Custom Barack Obama Red Heart Designs

New Designs

New Design Concept — Custom Barack Obama Red Heart Designs

Brother Apollo has been at it again. He has spent the last month creating another design. In this design, you are an integral part. You get to decide who will be standing up with Barack Obama! Check it out.

Custom Design Header for Blog and Frontpage

Place your or a friend’s portrait next to President-elect Barack Obama in our Big Red Heart design. Based on our Obama-Biden Red Heart design this is a sure-fire way to give a hot unique gift that can’t be found anywhere else. Because you helped design it, this will be a gift that will always be remembered.

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The Founding Fathers or the Founding Liberals?

New Designs

The Founding Fathers or the Founding Liberals

Brother Apollo has created another design. This week our newest design consists of what is arguably the five most important American Founding Fathers: Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and James Madison.

Woodcuts portraits of the Founding Fathers were cleaned up before being used in the design. Previously digitized signatures are placed underneath each portrait to identify the Founding Father. The design is black on white but is available on colored t shirts.

So buy our America’s Founding Fathers design to express your political support for our democratic country — the good old USA!

A Truthmonk design.

 

Founding Fathers

The Founding Fathers

The Monastery’s Store design team has implemented the designs on t-shirts (kids, men, women, and even dogs), teddy bears, cups, buttons, magnets, stickers, mouse pads, posters, and other items. See the design on its display aisle Founding Fathers.

New John F. Kennedy Quote and Liberal Accomplishments Designs

New Designs

New John F. Kennedy Quote and Liberal Accomplishments Designs

We are excited to announce that Brother Apollo has designed not one but two new designs!

Brother Apollo has always liked President John F. Kennedy elegant defense of liberals.

Kennedy’s Elegant Quote in Defense of Liberals and Liberalism —

…if by a liberal they mean someone who looks ahead and not behind, someone who welcomes new ideas without rigid reactions, someone who cares about the welfare of the people — their health, their housing, their schools, their jobs, their civil rights, and their civil liberties — someone who believes that we can break through the stalemate and suspicions that grip us in our policies abroad, if that is what they mean by a liberal, then I’m proud to say that I’m a liberal.

John F. Kennedy
September 14, 1960 speaking before the New York State Liberal Party

Brother Apollo said, “With all the discussion of Senator Barack Obama being like JFK, Kennedy’s quote came immediately to mind. I knew then that I had to do something with it. I wanted to come up with a way to inform those who may not remember or know about the quote, about its existence.” Below is the result of Brother Apollo efforts.

Kennedy 1960 Quote Design

Kennedy 1960 Quote Design


While pondering his design options, Brother Apollo commenced ruminating about liberalism effects upon mankind. After filling up several scrolls, it was suggested he display the effects of liberalism. Not one to run from a challange, Brother Apollo came up with a design displaying off some of the accomplishments of liberalism.

“Liberalism have push societies forward in many areas. Many people don’t associate these accomplishments as part of liberal movements and don’t think of themselves as liberals. Some of these people may start thinking deeper about what is and isn’t liberalism,” Brother Apollo said.

Some of the accomplishments of liberalism that Brother Apollo came up with are:

  A 40 hour work week
A minimum wage
Social Security
Safe food
Safe products
Civil rights for all
A balanced Federal budget
Regulation of financial markets
Clean air and water
Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
The G.I. Bill Of Rights
Overtime pay
Child labor laws
Workers’ compensation
Unemployment insurance
Securities & Exchange Commission
Medicare/Medicaid
Peace Corps
A woman’s right to vote
Student grant and loan programs
Employer paid medical insurance
Employer paid vacations
Employer funded pension plans
Americans With Disabilities Act
Open public national parks

Shown below is Brother’s Apollo’s design.

You Might Be A Liberal...

The Monastery’s Store design team has implemented these designs on t-shirts (kids, men, women, and even dogs), teddy bears, cups, buttons, magnets, stickers, mouse pads, posters, and other items. See them on their display aisles Kennedy’s Quote and Liberal Accomplishments.