A former member of the Nazi SS being tried for murder admitted in court Tuesday that he killed three Dutch civilians during World War II, but insisted he was following orders. Heinrich Boere told the Aachen state court in a statement read by attor
The Real history of Pearl Harbor. Did FDR provoke the attack to bring USA into Hitlers War? What really happened that day?
When Ira Hayes was alive, his image was captured in one of the most famous battle photographs ever taken - the World War II picture of U.S. Marines raising the flag over Iwo Jima. Now, more than a half-century later, it turns out that Hayes' image
...some 5,000 previously unpublished documents of the founders of the United States... are at long last available to the public at no cost.
Douglass presents a very compelling argument that Kennedy was killed by “unspeakable” forces within the U.S. national security state because of his conversion from a cold warrior into a man of peace.
Rather than demo another new technology, Tom Wujec reaches back to one of our earliest but most ingenious devices -- the astrolabe. With thousands of uses, from telling time to mapping the night sky, this old tech reminds us that the ancient can be a
But there was another woman, named Claudette Colvin, who refused to be treated like a substandard citizen on one of those Montgomery buses — and she did it nine months before Rosa Parks. Martin Luther King made his political debut fighting her case.
We discuss the real history behind the first Thanksgiving and we explore an extremely important Thanksgiving message that never gets told! Please Share this with your Family!
…as the phrase goes, is another man’s traitor.
There is still and will always be a role for journalists, bloggers, authors, and pundits to expose the abuses of any and all government officials, including the president. But the primary role of peace activists should have nothing to do with presi
(This article is dated 2/12/65) Perhaps never had a chief of state launched such an open assault on the monetary power of a friendly nation. Nor had anyone of such stature made so sweeping a criticism of the international monetary system since its
Why is Friday the 13th considered unlucky? ...A random and sundry collection of information on the (supposedly) unluckiest of days: Friday the 13th.
Abraham Lincoln did not deserve to be memorialized on the $5 bill, but he certainly earned having his visage placed upon the lowest coin in the realm.
Recently excavated Mayan murals are giving archaeologists a rare look into the lives of ordinary ancient Maya. The murals were uncovered during the excavation of a pyramid mound structure at the ancient Maya site of Calakmul, Mexico (near the bord
Even when the delirious crowds surged through the Berlin Wall shortly before midnight on Nov. 9, 1989, it was not because of any momentous decision or heroic feat; it was because of a bad translation, a confused border guard and a natural longing for
Love of freedom and respect for liberty cannot be divided…you cannot say you care about freedom and individual liberty for certain groups of human beings to the exclusion of others.
The civilization disappeared mysteriously around 1,500 years ago, after apparently prospering during the first half of the first millennium A.D. in the valleys of south coastal Peru. Scientists have previously suggested a massive El Niño event disrup
Shu Chun Teng traveled halfway around the world on a scholarship to study mycology at Cornell University in 1923. He left five years later with a knowledge of fungi unequaled in China, then spent the next decade traveling on horseback gathering up mo
Newly released White House tapes from the Vietnam War era portray President Kennedy wrestling over the fate of South Vietnam's strongman. Audiotapes and transcripts of four days of White House meetings released this week by the John F. Kennedy Presi
A correspondent for the German language service in Berlin describes the East German government news conference on travel freedom that unexpectedly led to the opening of the Berlin Wall whose 20th anniversary is Nov. 9th.
Last Friday, October 16, the New York Times, for the first time, shined a light onto the JFK-CIA-Joannides scandal with a story entitled “C.I.A. Is Still Cagey About Oswald Mystery.” The story soon began appearing in other mainstream newspapers and o
This mythic dream has sold well on the Arab street, as did the dreams of Nazism in prewar Germany. As a dream, the fundamental contradictions remain in the shadows and adherents can proceed with the task of building the movement. This had gone well
Black History Month should help break down homophobia by celebrating the sexuality of black heroes such as Malcolm X.
Between 1951 and 1962, the Atomic Energy Commission detonated more than 100 nuclear bombs in the atmosphere over its Nevada Test Site, just 65 miles from Las Vegas. The radioactive fallout menaced not only the ranchers and the miners unlucky enough t
On Christmas Eve, 1942, screenwriter Howard Koch was packing for a trip to New York when he received an urgent summons to meet with his bosses, Warner Bros. founders Harry and Jack Warner.
So the irony is that the god of genesis is a space born human being sent along to act as project manager. It appears that there was never a spiritual God as the all knowing master of the universe. I suspect, without close reading, that further insert
Americans should be hoping that the Chinese will be kinder to us than we were to the Brits after the second world war. Readers of a certain age will remember, what creditor Uncle Sam did to debtor John Bull when Britain sent John Maynard Keynes to Wa
“Kerr defined ‘world federation’ as a state which will command the allegiance of mankind, will be able to legislate for, judge and tax everybody, and which will be responsible to everybody…” 
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The conclusion we can draw from this interpretation of Genesis is that modern man was deliberately bred out and inserted into choice locales throughout the world with the necessary agricultural skills. It was a scientifically planned endeavor. If