Harry Truman's concerns about Israel and Palestine were prescient—and forgotten
“He ended one war and kept us out of any other,” is the tribute paid President Eisenhower.
What psychologically motivates this elite, however? What kind of minds are we really dealing with? How can we attempt to understand them, so that solutions and strategies for dealing with their actions may become clearer? The Elite and its Motivat
The 1960s seem like a completely different planet compared to what most of us are used to now. Many younger readers have no clue just how vastly different it was.
The United States, an example of public and social order for the countries of the “golden billion,” has a unique history.
I just watched this 10 part series and thought it was excellent.
For many years Appalachian hillfolk have had a secret: most of the strongest cannabis in the world comes from this mountainous region on the eastern coast of the United States. To understand how this happened, we first need to understand the history
America had a lot going for it in the 1950s — economic prosperity, technological innovation, military might, a baby boom —
At this point it is probably futile to try to reverse the deification of Abraham Lincoln.
The U.S. government lobotomized roughly 2,000 mentally ill veterans — and likely hundreds more — during and after World War II, according to a cache of forgotten memos, letters and government reports unearthed by The Wall Street Journal.
The next year, the crossword crossed the Atlantic. In November 1924, one appeared in the Sunday Express, and a few months later the Daily Telegraph became the first British newspaper to publish a daily crossword. Though originally intended as a six-w
The hippies were preceded by the Beat movement, a group of young people who rejected the conformity of the 1950s – a very “corporate” time.
Stirring JFK: "Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." Video
In this week’s special documentary episode of the podcast, we explore the life and legend of Lee Harvey Oswald. Was he a poor, disgruntled loner or an overachieving marine? A presidential assassin or a sheep-dipped patsy?
I thought many would find this issue interesting.
One hundred and fifty years ago, on Nov. 19, 1863, famed orator and former Secretary of State Edward Everett delivered a two-hour speech at the Gettysburg National Cemetery —
Ron Paul Shamefully Absent in History Book on 2012 Election
As the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination grows near, the media, always suckers for celebrity, will likely provide saturation coverage of the tragic killing and the emotion-invoking funeral.
UN flag may fly above shrine of liberty if designated as a World Heritage Site
The city of Philadelphia was founded 331 years ago yesterday, on October 27, 1682.
The story we learn of the American Revolution is one of tea parties, Paul Revere, taxation without representation, all men created equal, Patriots against Loyalists, heroes without self-interest.
Anti-bullying curricula are the rage these days. But as teachers endeavor to build a culture of civility among young people in school, the official history curriculum they are provided often celebrates, or at least excuses, bullying among nations.
After years and years of hard work by activists, a farmer in the United States has finally harvested a crop of hemp, which may be adjudicated as legal.
A Message for Peace. Towards a Peace Agreement and the Withdrawal of US Troops from Korea.
Guyer High School (and obviously several others) are complicit in attempting to condition students to interpret the 2nd Amendment in a clearly opposite manner in which it was intended.
I just found out a short time ago that Charley Reese recently passed away. He died in May of this year. Amazingly, I did not even read a eulogy of his passing. Holy cow! How quickly people forget us after we are gone. I heard about his death via word
President Barack Obama's national security team is trying to make the case to skeptical U.S. lawmakers for a limited strike against the Syrian government over its alleged use of chemical weapons on August 21.
While America celebrates Victory over Japan Day on September 2, let's not forget the suffering of about 110,000 Japanese Americans who were forced to live in internment camps.
After hearing of the surprising decision to use force against Syria, I felt compelled to do a little reminiscing:
Fifty years ago, 250,000 people gathered on the National Mall for the March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr. shared his dream for America. TIME talks to the people who helped make the march a success—