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Not forgetting the lesson from the past.


Labor Day

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org September 5, 2016   Labor Day   Labor Day – what is it? Perhaps not many Americans any longer know, so here is my explanation. In my time Labor Day was the unofficial end of summer, because school began after Labor Day. Today school begins almost a […]

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Prelude to the Great War: The United States and Mexico

Prelude to the Great War: The United States and Mexico

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito August 19, 2016   Prelude to the Great War: The United States and Mexico     The Lost History of 1914: How the Great War Was Not Inevitable, by Jack Beatty. “Never before has any political assembly heard so fine a sermon on what human beings might be capable of […]


Today in History: President Nixon Closes the Gold Window

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center August 15, 2016   Today in History: President Nixon Closes the Gold Window       45 years ago today, on August 15, 1971, President Richard Nixon officially closed the gold window. While US citizens had been forbidden from owning gold or from redeeming their gold certificates for gold […]

Today in History: President Nixon Closes the Gold Window

Some Lessons from History

Some Lessons from History

By Bionic Mosquito Bionic Mosquito July 5, 2016     Which only means “we” are doomed to repeat these…. I have begun to read a book that examines the history that led to the Great War.  This period has always been of interest to me as I have not found satisfying explanations as to why […]


The Unique Evil of the Left

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. LewRockwell.com July 5, 2016   Is it too much to say that since the French Revolution, the left has been the source of virtually all political evils, and continues to be so in our day? There can be no doubt that great cruelty and violence can be and have been […]

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Muhammad Ali's Anti-War Stand Was Civil Disobedience, Not Draft Dodging

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By Tom Mullen Foundation for Economic Education June 8, 2016   Muhammad Ali’s Anti-War Stand Was Civil Disobedience, Not Draft Dodging The Great Athlete Refused to Initiate Force Against the Vietnamese     America awoke today to the sad news that boxing legend Muhammad Ali has passed away. And while the overwhelming majority of public […]


When They Killed JFK They Killed America

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org May 10, 2016   When They Killed JFK They Killed America   In the JFK administration I was a White House Fellow. In those days it was a much larger program than the small insider program it later became. President Kennedy’s intention was to involve many young […]

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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, […]


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 […]

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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 […]


“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, […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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