A well earned Nickname!

          One of our presidents from the 20th century held the nickname "Give 'Em Hell Harry".  According the man himself, who was if anything plain spoken and blunt, "I never did give anybody hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was...

Blots in the copybooks?

Down through history that creature progressive thought says is basically good have made some serious blots in their copybooks.  These blots have been done in name of various and sundry philosophical ideologies.  But in many ways this "basically good"...

April 19th, historically speaking

607 - Comet 1P/607 H1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0898 AUs of Earth 1451 -Alam Shah [last of the Sayyid dynasty] of Delhi resigns throne  1770 - British explorer Captain James Cook first sight Australia 1775 - American Revolution begins -...

Which amendment is most eroded?

           It is one that came out of one of the main causes of the American Revolution.   This was the fact that King's agents were able to enter private property to search and seize upon suspicion and without warrant.  It is stated in the causes...

Can you name them?

There are five(5) rights that are named and guaranteed in the First amendment of the US Constitution.  Can you name them without looking up the amendment? -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  - -  -  -  -  - -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -...

An Important date for America?

 An history professor has proposed that without the events of July 28, 1588, that America would be a vastly different place.  Can you guess what event that is?  Well most of us have learned this as the date that confirmed England as a maritime power...

A Borrowed Plan?

The leader called America “an uncultured nation ruled by greed” and denounced the president and his advisors “satanic circle of Jews around him” as warmongers and liars. No this was not just before 9/11 but almost 60 years prior when Hitler because...

Some inconvenient history

Why inconvenient?  Well for one it does not support the generally propagated memes.  This video was made by a holder of first class honours degree in Modern History at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, where he is an honorary senior scholar and...

Under Attack?

There is a revolutionary strategy that calls for overloading the functions of the current system in order to precipitate a crisis that would lead to a replacement of the curremt system with a national system.  Part of this is to manufacture crises or...

The Convincing Argument

One day before the formal signing of the Declaration of Independence on the second of August 1776 and nine days before word of our intent to declare our independence Samuel Adams rose before the Continental Congress to encourage all the...

If you didn't know

you might take at face value as truth that bit of revisionism recently voiced by our President.  “Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since its founding.”           Well if you don't examine the history you might think that the...

Witnessed History

The laker SS Arthur M. Anderson is currently stuck in Lake Erie ice too thick for the Coast Guard Icebreaker alone to break loose and is currently awaiting the arrival of a Canadian Icebreaker to make a team effort to free the Anderson from the 6 feet...

Two paths

          Back in the late 18th and early 19th centuries there were to similar yet vastly different Revolutions.  Both of these revolutions sought to and successfully overthrew the governing orders that had been in place.  One anchored the founding...