Halloween is coming and Ron Paul needs to break through into the mainstream. If you don't have kids, rent them this Halloween. Between shoeleather and those plastic pumpkins we can take the Ron Paul Revolution onto new ground - and bring home t
Which presidents and political parties were responsible for America's deadliest wars? This map may hold some answers. It illustrates the history of American war from 1775 to 2006.
(Seems the little hand grenade with a bad haircut is selling this) A 13th-century copy of the Magna Carta, a milestone of English freedom, will offered for sale in New York in December, Sotheby's auction house said Tuesday. It's owned by the
This speech established Reagan as an important figure in the conservative wing of the Republican party. Ronald Reagan speaks to us today from the past (Audio)
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Under threat from Romans ransacking Jerusalem 2,000 years ago, many of the city's Jewish residents crowded into an underground drainage channel to hide and later flee the chaos through Jerusalem's southern end unnoticed.
Twenty two years before first Russian space shuttle “Buran” or 10 years before the first American shuttle Soviets projected and built manned spaceship aircraft that could land from the orbit by itself. It had space only for one pilot and was more rat
Here is the classic essay written by Milton Mayer about the period between 1933-1945 in Germany. Read it and compare to what is happening here in the USEntered By: Jean Carbonneau
On Sept. 11, 1857, Mormons aided by native American allies massacred 120 unarmed men, women, and children bound for California by wagon train. The slaughter took place as the US Army was marching toward Utah to confront Mormon leaders.
"In the late seventies and early eighties we never imagined that one day, the computing and entertainment industries would also opt for the digital CD to store the growing volume of data for computer programs and movies," said Piet Kramer,
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton cites her experience as a compelling reason voters should make her president, but nearly 2 million pages of documents covering her White House years are locked up in a building here, obscuring a large swath of her record a
In 1943, US servicemen statioined in Iraq were issued a pocket-sized 41-page book entitled "A Short Guide to Iraq." In straightforward prose, the book gave American soldiers a primer to help them through the cultural snarls and byways of t
In recent years, Americans have been subjected to a concerted assault upon their national symbols, holidays, and anniversaries. Washington's Birthday has been forgotten, and Christopher Columbus has been denigrated as an evil
Sometimes, something happens that is so awful that we find ourselves rationalizing it, talking as if it had to happen, to make ourselves feel better about the horrible event. For many people, I believe, President Truman's dropping the atomic bomb
"Iraqis are sick of foreign people coming in their country and trying to destablilize their country." GWB. Here's the story of Dan Mitrione, policeman, ex-FBI, and trainer in "advanced counterinsurgency techniques". No wonde
In November 1934, federal investigators uncovered an amazing plot involving some two dozen senior businessmen, a good many of them Wall Street financiers, to topple the government of the US and install a fascist dictatorship.
Mind you this is up to 1994. Some of them have links to the whole story. When will we learn.Entered By: Jean Carbonneau
Here's an 1950 interview with Sen. Robert Taft(R-Ohio) on the Meet the Press. This is the man that Ron Paul has named numerous times on the campaign trail. The first 15 minutes are great!!!!
When war broke out in 1861, there was a move to establish the "Pacific Republic" with Oregon and join the Confederacy. The situation was tense: Albert Johnston, the general responsible for protecting California - just recently acquired fr
Most Americans can't believe that their government maintains an overseas empire of as many as 1,000 military bases. US interventions are always portrayed to us as defensive in nature, and for one simple reason: American don't want empire.
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger pushed for the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus and allowed arms to be moved to Ankara for an attack on that island in reaction to a coup sponsored by the Greek junta, according to documents and intelligence o
A former Ku Klux Klansman was found guilty of kidnapping on Thursday in the 1964 killings of two black men in Mississippi, a case that highlighted white supremacist violence during the civil rights era.
In reading an excellent book, Satanic Purses: Money, Myth and Misinformation, by R.T. Naylor (publisher is McGill-Queen's University Press), I suddenly realized why Adolf Hitler was so popular during the first years of his administration.
Remember those old photographs taken after World War II, with Churchill, Stalin, and Roosevelt, plus selected others, posing as masters of the universe? The victors were meeting to carve up Europe, divide the spoils, plan the future, map out a plan f
Today is the 58th anniversary of the publication of 1984, George Orwell’s dystopian vision of a corporatized totalitarian world where “Big Brother” is always watching and where the art of “double-think” is a way of life.
Archaeologists unearthing the remains of George Washington's presidential home have discovered a hidden passageway used by his nine slaves, raising questions about whether the ruins should be incorporated into a new exhibit at the site.
Abraham Lincoln, it would seem, is in the midst of a career revival. In recent years, the 16th president has been praised by the likes of author Doris Kearns Goodwin, and Lincoln boosterism has been prominently featured on high-traffic political blog
A mass grave holding the remains of thousands of Jews killed by the Nazis has been found in southern Ukraine near the site of what was once a concentration camp. The grave was found by chance last month when workers were laying gas pipelines in the v
"I wish it would end already! This torment; this is hell. I try to escape from these thoughts of the next day, but they keep haunting me like nagging flies. If only I could say, it's over, you only die once ... but I can't, because despi
1951 — Iranian people democratically elect Dr. Mohammed Mossadegh as Iranian premier. 1953 — U.S. government, operating through the CIA, ousts Mossadegh in favor of shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi, a cruel and tyrannical dictator who, with U.S. governme