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THE WEAPONIZATION OF HISTORY AND JOURNALISM

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org September 2, 2017   THE WEAPONIZATION OF HISTORY AND JOURNALISM we don’t need no stinkin’ facts   In the United States, facts, an important element of truth, are not important. They are not important in the media, politics, universities, historical explanations, or the courtroom. Non-factual explanations of the […]

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Patrick J. Buchanan

America’s Second Civil War

By Patrick J. Buchanan LewRockwell.com August 21, 2017   America’s Second Civil War     “They had found a leader, Robert E. Lee — and what a leader! … No military leader since Napoleon has aroused such enthusiastic devotion among troops as did Lee when he reviewed them on his horse Traveller.” So wrote Samuel Eliot […]


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 […]


Vigilante of Democracy ~ Martin Armstrong

By ChrisInMaryville February 1, 2016 Below is a short Tedx talk that I wanted to share that was independently organized by TEDxBattenkill featuring Martin Armstrong that was posted on January 29, 2016. When posting a video, on occasion, I may recommend turning the volume down, but in this case I would turn the volume up […]

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Does Fear Lead to Fascism? A Culture of Fear and the Epigenetics of Terror

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute December 10, 2015   Does Fear Lead to Fascism? A Culture of Fear and the Epigenetics of Terror     “No one can terrorize a whole nation, unless we are all his accomplices.”—Edward R. Murrow, broadcast journalist America is in the midst of an epidemic of historic proportions. […]


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 […]


Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam

By Kevin Currie-Knight Foundation for Economic Education November 4, 2015   Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam A Monopoly School System Can’t Be Evenhanded   How big is the distinction between education and indoctrination? Not terribly, if you ask some Tennessee lawmakers. They are pushing to remove any mention of religion from Tennessee’s […]


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 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, […]

The Unique Evil of the Left

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 […]


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 […]