The 1776 inversion

          In 1776, the colonists proposed that the order of things should undergo an inversion.  Until that time, and it continues in many places today, the concept of governance could be summed up in the Latin phrase, "Rex est Lex".  In other words,...

It worked once so why not again?

          Once before in the history of the United States there were a couple of terrorists that were convicted and executed.  But their cause was admired in certain sectors so there has been a concerted effort to cloud the history and our...

Slightly schizoid attitude

          Since our founding this country has had a slightly schizoid attitude towards its military and its veterans.  This was rooted in the distrust of a "military class" mentality that had been exhibited by the British military and the recognition...

How do you see them

Some see them as one thing while others see them as another. Valiant            or           Vainglorious  Earnest            or           Egoistic             True                   or          Truculant         Exciting            or    ...

The Vote

Let each citizen remember at the moment he’s offering his vote, that he’s executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.  – Samuel Adams (called the Father of the Revolution) ...

A unique look at the Civil war

In 310 seconds, you will see the entire back and forth of the 5 year struggle that was the Civil War.  This war killed more American citizens than any other war we've engaged in.  That is mainly because both sides in the combat were technically...