You've probably been to an army surplus store.
In Part One of this article I explored Thomas Paine's critical role in the creation of our nation. His Common Sense pamphlets inspired the common people to uncommon acts of courage and heroic feats of valor; leading to the great experiment we call
Wednesday, March 4, 1801
16 April 1963
Lew Rockwell talks to Mark Shaw about the assassination of TV star and JFK investigator, Dorothy Kilgallen.
We have maintained for several years now that the scientific documents and manuscript marketplace is undervalued and represents an extraordinary long term investment potential.
1981 Academy Award Winner for Best Short Documentary. Profile of Karl Hess - writer, community activist, technologist and all around genius.
Many observers decry the loss of national coherence and purpose, and the increasing fragmentation of the populace into "tribes" with their own loyalties, value systems and priorities.
the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. This week we look back at 2013 for the biggest stories of the year and look forward to 2014 with our picks f
Forty years ago this month Network was released to widespread acclaim. But its shocking satire turned out to be eerily prescient, writes Nicholas Barber.
'Tis the season for hot cocoa.
The ancient Egyptians created a sophisticated economic system thousands of years ago.
As someone who has, to put it mildly, not been a fan of Donald Trump (see here and here, for example), I've been pleasantly surprised by many of his picks for cabinet positions. Looking at them I conclude, at least for the present, that they are on a
On the morning of December 7, 1941, Japanese planes, launched from aircraft carriers, attacked the American fleet at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, sinking or heavily damaging 18 ships (including eight battleships), destroying 188 planes, and leaving over 2
Scientists and historians have worked together to create the first ever image of the Scottish warlord
The hidden secrets of Egyptian mummies up to 3,000 years old have been virtually unwrapped and reconstructed for the first time using cutting-edge scanning technology in a joint British-Australian exhibition.
A long time ago, people did not buy or sell with money. Instead, they traded one thing for another to get what they wanted or needed. This exchange of goods or services is called barter. At the beginning this was sufficient, but with the evolution of
When my parents married in Germany, just before World War I, among the gifts was a document attesting that a tree had been planted in their name in Palestine.
When I called my father back home in Oregon on a recent Sunday, he rattled off his thoughts about the election, the health of his two dogs and queries about holiday plans. But, as the child of a sports-loving house (Go, Ducks!), I was most surprised
This pithy little maxim was first coined by the British politician and prime minister Benjamin Disraeli, and adopted as a motto by many other high-ranking Brits -- from members of royalty, to navy admirals, to fellow prime minsters Stanley Baldwin a
"I have in my possession a secret map, made in Germany by Hitler's government – by the planners of the New World Order," FDR told the nation in his Navy Day radio address of Oct. 27, 1941.
I have been thinking about this post for some time; given some of the dialogue in my recent posts, it seems about time to get it out.
In late January of the year 98 AD, after decades of turmoil, instability, inflation, and war, Romans welcomed a prominent solider named Trajan as their new Emperor.
David Macaulay relives the winding and sometimes surreal journey toward the completion of Rome Antics, his illustrated homage to the historic city.
There's an economic aspect to Thanksgiving that you're not supposed to know. Ron Paul's Myth-Busters gives this important history some life.
Each year at this time, schoolchildren all over America are taught the official Thanksgiving story, and newspapers, radio, TV, and magazines devote vast amounts of time and space to it. It is all very colorful and fascinating. It is also very deceivi
According to linguists who have deciphered the writings of the Sumerians, there is an unidentified planet in our solar system that passes between Mars and Jupiter in an orbit that takes 3,160 years to complete. The Sumerians named this planet Nibiru.
Agricultural change: In the decades immediately after the conquest, Roman veterans and engineers settled north of the Alps and upgraded the traditional Gallic homesteads. The Gallic farms became (for the most part) irrigated, multi-crop plantations.
Their History and Why to Wear One
I drove home after viewing a "sneak peek" of Robert Orlando (writer/director) and Mark Joseph's (producer) documentary film about General George Patton entitled SILENCE PATTON thinking about something this film never intended when it was first