As other powers went - -

Is it inevitable we follow the pattern?   For 200 years America has been a beacon and force to be reckoned with.  But in a rather disturbing historical study entitled "When Nations Die" by Jim Nelson Black there is a list of ten conditions that...

He knows where of he speaks!

"Capitalism is using its money; we socialists throw it away." Fidel Castro Government math has always befuddled me from its baseline budget math which turns a reduction in the rate of growth into a cut even though the agency will be recieving more...

Humans don't change much, do they?

Can you say when this comment was written?  It reads out of today's headlines. "This unhappy people seem to be now suffering from popular convulsions, from dissensions among the states, and from the actual invasion of foreign arms, the crisis of...

What underlies the 1st Thanksgiving

     We all think we know the story of the first Thanksgiving,  the Pilgrims giving thanks for the safe establishment of their colony in the new world and the generous compassion of the native peoples of the land.  But is this all of the story?  Not...

I Wonder,

Why does an idea that on the surface sounds so good end up producing the opposite of something that most people say they'd defend to the end?  It is a given that poverty is something to be decried and all efforts should be given to alleviating this...

Decision Tree

What is the world view of this person:            naturalism [evolution, intelligent design];            materialism;            secularism; or       relativism. What evidence is there of the character:           words comport...