Historical

Not forgetting the lesson from the past.


Among a People Generally Corrupt, Liberty Cannot Long Exist

By Lawrence W. Reed Foundation for Economic Education January 23, 2016   Among a People Generally Corrupt, Liberty Cannot Long Exist Real Heroes: Edmund Burke   Murray Rothbard, the Austrian school economist and student of Ludwig von Mises, regarded Edmund Burke in his youthful days as a libertarian and even a philosophical anarchist. Russell Kirk, […]

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This Video Shows The Greatest Economic Collapses in History

By Raul Howmuch.net December 5, 2015   This Video Shows The Greatest Economic Collapses in History   The very first major economic collapse in recorded history occurred in 218-202 BC when the Roman Empire experienced money troubles after the Second Punic War. As a result, bronze and silver currencies were devalued. As depicted in the […]


Finally, The CIA Admits Covering Up JFK Assassination

By Sophie McAdam True Activist October 11, 2015   Finally, The CIA Admits Covering Up JFK Assassination Even if you have to wait over 50 years, eventually the truth will out…     Suspicions that the CIA covered up JFK‘s murder have finally been confirmed, according to an explosive Politico report out this week.  Fifty-two years after the […]

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“Hitler Didn’t Snub Me — It Was Our President”

By Lawrence W. Reed Foundation for Economic Education August 25, 2015   “Hitler Didn’t Snub Me — It Was Our President” Real Heroes: Jesse Owens     James Cleveland “Jesse” Owens famously won four gold medals, all at the 1936 games in Berlin, Germany. But in the hearts of Americans who know their Olympic history, […]


Historical Ignorance

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com July 14, 2015   Historical Ignorance: The War of 1861   The victors of war write its history in order to cast themselves in the most favorable light. That explains the considerable historical ignorance about our war of 1861 and panic over the Confederate flag. To create better understanding, we […]

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The Forgotten Depression

James Grant Sets Stick of Dynamite to Bush/Obamanomics

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism July 6, 2015   James Grant Sets Stick of Dynamite to Bush/Obamanomics     In his new book, The Forgotten Depression, economic writer James Grant, editor of the prestigious Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, gives us the history of the depression of 1920-21. It was a very deep depression, as […]


The Real Story of What Happened to the Patriots Who Founded America

By Tess Pennington Ready Nutrition July 4, 2015   The Real Story of What Happened to the Patriots Who Founded America     What did it mean to be a patriot when the Declaration of Independence was signed? Many of us know from the tales we were told as school children that our Founding Fathers […]

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A Fighter on Many Fronts

By Lawrence W. Reed Foundation for Economic Education June 28, 2015   A Fighter on Many Fronts     If you remember the famous 1938 fight for the world heavyweight boxing title between Detroit’s Joe Louis and Germany’s Max Schmeling, you’ve been around awhile. If you don’t, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about it […]


Happy Birthday Magna Carta

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 15, 2015   Happy Birthday Magna Carta   Monday, June 15, 2015, is the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. In his book, Magna Carta, J.C. Holt, professor of medieval history, University of Cambridge, notes that three of the chapters of this ancient document still stand on […]

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The Real Reason Nixon Created the DEA – Part I

By David Hathaway LewRockwell.com May 30, 2015   The Real Reason Nixon Created the DEA – Part I   When the DEA is seen in a negative light by Americans, it is due almost entirely to the agency’s relatively small relationship to the domestic war on drugs. But, the reason for this agency coming into […]


The Forgotten Depression

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com May 19, 2015   The Forgotten Depression   As the financial crisis of 2008 took shape, the policy recommendations were not slow in coming: why, economic stability and American prosperity demand fiscal and monetary stimulus to jump-start the sick economy back to life. And so we got fiscal stimulus, […]

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The old RCA Studio A is in this building at 30 Music Square West and is the site where many famous musicians, past and present, have recorded. Last year it was going to be torn down and a condominium built but was saved at the last minute and is now owned by people who want to preserve it. (Meagan Fitzpatrick/CBC)

Nashville’s famous Music Row studios threatened by wrecking balls

By Meagan Fitzpatrick CBC News May 18, 2015   Nashville’s famous Music Row studios threatened by wrecking balls Rapid development is changing the landscape of an area considered sacred by musicians     Nashville’s Music Row is that renowned neighbourhood, spanning just a few blocks, where musicians, song writers and industry executives have produced legendary music […]


Seymour Hersh Succumbs To Disinformation

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org May 12, 2015   Seymour Hersh Succumbs To Disinformation   Seymour Hersh has published a long account of the homicide of Osama bin Laden: http://www.lrb.co.uk/v37/n10/seymour-m-hersh/the-killing-of-osama-bin-laden Hersh concludes that the Obama regime’s account of the killing of bin Laden is a total fabrication except for the fact that […]

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The Power of Lies

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 13, 2015   The Power of Lies     It is one of history’s ironies that the Lincoln Memorial is a sacred space for the Civil Rights Movement and the site of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. Lincoln did not think blacks were […]


American Pie: 5 enigmatic lyrical references in Don McLean’s song

By Andre Mayer CBC News April 8, 2015   American Pie: 5 enigmatic lyrical references in Don McLean’s song Handwritten notes to Don McLean’s 1971 hit sold for $1.2 million     The enigmatic lyrics to American Pie continue to tantalize music lovers 44 years after the song’s release. On Tuesday, the original manuscript and notes […]

American folk-pop singer Don McLean topped the charts for four weeks in 1972 with his song American Pie. (Central Press/Getty Images)