I have posted parts of this article in the past and it seems every time I mention Martin Luther King, someone always points out his “faults” (eg. his name wasn't really Martin, he plagiarized speeches, he supported big government, etc). People get s
In 1965 President Lyndon Johnson gratuitously invaded the Dominican Republic, which prompted me to commence a detailed examination of U.S. military interventions into Latin America from the Spanish-American War of 1898 up to Presid
Tom Paine: "Society in every state is a blessing, but Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one"… Common Sense, the most popular pamphlet of the revolutionary era, was first published by Pai
As of May 29, 1945, the seas were believed to have been cleared of Nazi subs, until one of them pulled into the Portuguese port of Leixoes. The Allied Command began to wonder if Hitler could have escaped aboard one of his subs. A few weeks later, the
Wood County lay across the Blue Ridge Mountains from the plantations of Tidewater Virginia, far from the Chesapeake shores where black children were considered a cash crop. Slaves here – despite the holdings of a few men like Foley – totaled less tha
Henry Kissinger Until the most recent release of the Nixon/Kissinger tapes, what were the permitted justifications for saying in advance that the slaughter of Jews in gas chambers by a hostile foreign dictatorship would not be "an American concern"
Archeologists at Jamestown have unearthed a trove of tobacco pipes personalized for a who's who of early 17th century colonial and British elites, underscoring the importance of tobacco to North America's first permanent English settlement. The white
It's time to once again look back at a year gone by. Near the beginning of the year, Haiti experienced a massive earthquake which saw a great outpouring of private charity, there were also less publicized massive earthquakes throughout the year i
A glass vial stopped with a cork during the Civil War has been opened, revealing a coded message to the desperate Confederate commander in Vicksburg on the day the Mississippi city fell to Union forces 147 years ago. The dispatch offered no hope t
Since the death of Zecharia Sitchin on Oct. 9, 2010, his critics have come out in droves on the internet to try to trash his work and his legacy. Because of my well-known regard for his work, which I heavily incorporated in Part IV of my book Everyth
Zecharia Sitchin's work in other texts, such as the Bible, is equally flawed. This site bears witness to the sorts of erors Sitchin makes in language analysis and translation with respect to the Hebrew Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls.
nce the historical connection disappeared, it led to the establishment of the idea of a supernatural GOD and pantheon assigning god hood to known individuals. All this gets past the idea that the direct connection is now severed. From that arose a
It was 150 years ago today the State of South Carolina formally seceded from the United States, setting in motion the course of events that would lead to the bloodiest war in American history. The controversy surrounding how some are choosing the mar
Ukraine to open Chernobyl nuclear disaster area to tourists in 2011, says tours will be safe
March 2nd, 2009 - "At under $13 an ounce, is silver under-valued? (Historical data says "Hell, yes!")" - And at current gold prices, silver still has far to climb.
Richard M. Nixon made disparaging remarks about Jews, blacks, Italian-Americans and Irish-Americans in a series of extended conversations with top aides and his personal secretary, recorded in the Oval Office 16 months before...
In this video, the origin of banking with the Knights Templar is explored, including their involvement with a demonic idol named Baphomet.
A man who is serving a life sentence for his role in the 1975 death of an American Indian Movement activist testified Monday that he stood nearby and watched another man shoot her. Arlo Looking Cloud testified against John Graham, saying he watche
In this video, the origin of coin money in the ancient practice of "sacred prostitution" is explored, as well as the origin of the word "money."
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where the struggle of the native Lakota people -- appalling, and largely ignored -- compelled him to refocus. Five years of work later, his haunting photos intertwine with a shocking history lesson in this bold, courage
Archaeologists believe they have found evidence of the first use of firearms on a British battlefield after fragments of shattered guns were unearthed on a site that saw one of the bloodiest battles ever fought on English soil. The bronze barrel f
The World War II Katyn massacres were committed on the direct order of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, Russia's lower house of parliament said Friday — a statement hailed by Polish officials. The 1940 massacre of around 20,000 Polish officers and ot
In this video, author Tracy R. Twyman explores the connection between the US dollar sign, the serpent in the Garden of Eden, and the arms of the Spanish House of Hapsburg.
It’s a book that should be required reading for everyone, regardless of political persuasion. For anyone who doesn’t understand how decisions are made shouldn’t criticize the decisions that are made. In George W. Bush, we had a leader who may not hav
If you agree that Wikipaedia is one of the most interesting/important/usefull developments of the internet age, this movie will interest you.
The city that awaited Lincoln that fall remained a far cry from the populous, gleaming capital that it would become after -- and largely because of -- the Civil War. It was, as author Margaret Leech wrote in her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Reveille
Here was a 148-photograph document of a trip that a six-man delegation from the British Legion made to Nazi Germany in July 1935, during which they met not only Hitler but also the head of the Luftwaffe, Hermann Goering...
itself as a Palestinian people and we came and threw them out and took their country away from them. They did not ex
France now stands accused of causing The Great Depression. An paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research suggests it was gold hoarding by France in the late 1920s that tipped the world into the economic abyss and not US monetary poli
He wasn't afraid of not being perfect. He just wanted to KNOW, and I had taught him something that he once knew but which somehow had slipped his mind