Category Archives : Historical

Not forgetting the lesson from the past.


From Decadence to Dawn

Source: http://bionicmosquito.blogspot.com By Bionic Mosquito From Decadence to Dawn   A lesson from our past; a possibility for our future… I am reading for a second time the book by Jacques Barzun, “From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present, 500 years of Western Cultural Life.” I am scarcely qualified to describe the depth and […]


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100 years ago next month World War I started, How the “War to End All Wars” defined the 20th Century

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino 100 years ago next month World War I started, How the “War to End All Wars” defined the 20th Century       War is the health of the State…in general, the nation in wartime attains a uniformity of feeling, a hierarchy of values culminating at the undisputed apex […]


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The Chicoms Are Coming! Reflections On The Folly Of The War On Vietnam And Its Progeny

  More importantly, Vietnam became the prototype for wars of invasion and occupation that failed not because they were based on a slightly erroneous predicate or a debatable case for national security. No, Vietnam and its progeny through Afghanistan today were completely senseless projects of imperial  over-reach and arrogance, driven by the vast military, diplomatic and […]


Ancient Civilizations? Check Out These Mysterious Structures Found On The Bottom Of The Ocean Floor 1

  Source: http://thetruthwins.com By Michael Snyder Ancient Civilizations? Check Out These Mysterious Structures Found On The Bottom Of The Ocean Floor     In cultures all over the world, there are ancient stories about beautiful, prosperous cities that became submerged in the ocean and were never seen again.  The most famous of these is the […]

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The Ascent of Money

  Source: https://www.lewrockwell.com By Charles Burris The Ascent of Money     Historian Niall Ferguson is a widely published author. I enjoy some of his works and abhor others. But he never fails to provoke one to think critically and examine things in a novel way. This week I showed my high school Economics students […]


England’s Levellers: The World’s First Libertarian Movement

  Source: https://mises.org By Roberta A. Modugno England’s Levellers: The World’s First Libertarian Movement   The first-ever libertarians were the Levellers, an English political movement active in the seventeenth century. The Levellers contributed to the elaboration of the methodological and political paradigm of individualism, and they are at the origin of the radical strand of […]

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Three Who Made A War

  Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Three Who Made A War   The Spanish-American War was caused by three people: Teddy Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge, and William Randolph Hearst. The war, which killed a number of Spaniards and Americans, including some prominent Harvard “Swells,” was based entirely on lies and machinations of these […]


Austrian Economics with Glenn Jacobs

  Glenn Jacobs spoke to a group regarding Austian Economics several months back in the video shown below which I had intended to share.  Today I realize that despite the best of intentions and saving the video I had not yet posted the presentation by Glenn Jacobs, published by messengersforliberty, which I would encourage all to […]

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Happy New Year 2014 and the Popular Posts of 2013

    Wishing all a very Happy New Year! Let us hope we have learned from the past to make better informed decisions that will lead to a more peaceful, prosperous, healthy and fulfilling 2014. I wanted to take this moment to say a heartfelt thank you to those that have visited, offered feedback, commented […]