Category Archives : Historical

Not forgetting the lesson from the past.


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

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 […]


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Let’s talk about Hillary Clinton and the Historical Record

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com March 14, 2015 Let’s talk about Hillary Clinton and the Historical Record   On March 10th, after eight days of anticipation, media and political uproar, the world fell privy to Hillary Clinton “breaking her silence” (aside from the stray tweet beforehand) regarding her decision to conduct government business from her personal […]


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When FDR made gold illegal to own for everyday people – At the point of a gun (A short video)

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism January 31, 2015   When FDR made gold illegal to own for everyday people – At the point of a gun     FDR, the man who studied Mussolini, who birthed the current intrusive state, who started the drug war in earnest, who put Japanese Americans into concentration camps, […]