Another Speech by Martin Luther King jr

What Is Your Life's Blueprint? Given by King to a group of students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967.  From the MLK archives. I want to ask you a question, and that is: What is your life's blueprint? ...

Is it starting again? pt 3

Shortly after Krystalnacht, in May 1939,  many Jews tried to escape the coming terrors in Germany.  Some 937 boarded the SS St.Louis bound for Havanna.  Cuba refused permission to them to land.  The ship then sailed for Miami, FL.  Where it came...

2 quotes on War

From Will Rogers - "Diplomats are just as essential in starting a war as soldiers are in finishing it." A saying well known within military circles - "Diplomats have started more wars than Generals." Yet it is the military that gets blamed for...

Once before for cause

237 years ago the citizens listed the causes that they believed were sufficient to warrant a change in direction of government.  The list of causes are as follows: 1)  He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the...

TR got somethings right

          As the face of the Progressive movement's entry into the American political scene, you can imagine I'm not overly fond of Theodore Roosevelt but there are few things he truly understood right.  The first thing that he understood was that a...

Don't tell me that the Ancients

          Do not attempt to tell me that the ancients could not understand the modern human condition!   Plato nailed how we've gotten ourselves into this current predicament quite succinctly!  He said:  “The price of apathy towards public affairs is...