Tag Archives : Rome


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 […]


Baby taken from mother by UK social services in ‘forced caesarean’

  Source: http://rt.com   Baby taken from mother by UK social services in ‘forced caesarean’     Social services in the county of Essex reportedly obtained permission from a High Court to forcibly remove an unborn child from its mother’s womb by caesarean section. The Court Order was granted on the basis the woman had […]


Is America Rome?

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Is America Rome?   It’s a question I have asked since I was a small boy. John Stossel asks it in the attached piece. My father, a naval officer and history buff, explained to me how Rome fell into decadence and lost touch with its republican roots. He told me […]

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How Did America’s Police Become A Military Force On The Streets?

Source: http://libertycalling.net Posted by  Judy Morris How Did America’s Police Become A Military Force On The Streets?     Are cops constitutional? In a 2001 article for the Seton Hall Constitutional Law Journal, the legal scholar and civil liberties activist Roger Roots posed just that question. Roots, a fairly radical libertarian, believes that the U.S.Constitution doesn’t allow […]


Constitutional Philosophy: Jon Roland, Lecture 1, 2012/11/10

Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com Constitutional Philosophy: Jon Roland, Lecture 1, 2012/11/10 Jon Roland discusses political philosophy with a focus on discovery of the principles of constitutional design as the key problem in that field. Lecture 1. 2012/11/10.   Austin Philosophy Discussion Group Constitutional Philosophy: Jon Roland, Q&A 1, 2012/11/10 Q&A for preceding Lecture 1 Slides for the lecture.


Smallest artificial heart saves baby in Italy

Source: http://english.pravda.ru By Lisa Karpova Doctors at the Bambino Gesu Hospital in Rome, the Italian capital, have saved the life of a baby of 16 months, thanks to the world’s smallest artificial heart implant. The child, who suffered from dilated cardiomyopathy, underwent surgery last month. However, the results were not published until this week. In […]


Welcome To Rome, Albeit The Sequel

There are occasions that I like to look back at and share information that is basic and that I normally assume to be in the general knowledge.  Sadly, I am reminded often through posts read and conversations that this is not the case.  Life evolves in a circular fashion. and this is only visible if […]


Four Priests Charged In Vatican Banking Scandal

Source: http://www.businessinsider.com By Rob Wile Italian investigators have charged four priests with laundering money out of the Vatican’s official bank, the Institute for the Works of Religion, the National Catholic Reporter’s John L. Allen Jr. writes. The Italian daily l’Unita was the first to report that the priests were being investigated for laundering hundreds of […]