South Carolina, led by former Vice President John C. Calhoun, had threatened to secede from the union over an individual state's ability to void federal tariffs. The tariffs were put in place by Henry Clay and his political allies, and they favored
One Reason -- They Remember the Korean War.
It's an unfortunate historical anomaly that people think about the paper in their wallets as money.
As first reported in UFO Digest by this writer (in "The Judas Goat"), published on June 21st, 2016, the role played by Jesse Jackson in the slaying of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., brought to light through the work of Dr. William Pepper, Dr. Gary
But we must not forget that eugenics also has a prominent legacy in the United States, one which began well before the Nazis sowed their own, much darker history. When scientific research made clear that traits are heritable and passed on from parent
"Men have looked upon the desert as barren land, the free holding of whoever chose; but in fact each hill and valley in it had a man who was its acknowledged owner and would quickly assert the right of his family or clan to it, against aggression.
The term "Herbert" referred to a stiff, rule-keeping bureaucrat. Tie-dye was the clothing of hippies; it was made with bleach and strings. Being old enough to remember how things were "back in the day," I'm always half insulted to see very
This information about hair has been hidden from the public since the Viet Nam War .
Everything you see (and don't see in the surveillance state that surrounds you) is a product of the glorious Constitutional Republic that Spooner described so splendidly.
Editor's Note: This is part 5 of a multi-part series.] On April 6 -- a hundred years ago -- the United States declared war on Germany.
Following up on his successful and highly regarded James Madison and the Making of America (St. Martin's, 2012), Kevin Gutzman has returned with a fresh look at Jefferson in Thomas Jefferson, Revolutionary:
Americans are up in arms over the alleged gas attack in Syria. Although there was no investigation, and many high-profile individuals have called it a sham, the US has pinned the blame on Syrian president Bashar Al Assad.
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Well, actually, you will also read in The Forgotten History of North Georgia and The Nacoochee Valley . . . Ancient Crossroads of the Americas, but certainly not in Wikipedia. Southeastern academicians seem determined to keep the presence of 16th and
On this day in 1775, Patrick Henry delivered the most famous speech ever given on American soil. It was his immortal "Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death" speech. He gave the speech to the Virginia House of Burgess in Richmond. The question before t
March 16, 2017, was the 49th anniversary of the My Lai Massacre, located in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. It was Saturday morning, March 16, 1968, when approximately 115 U.S. Army soldiers of the Americal Division's Charlie Company, 1st Battalion,
Because of their top secret status, about 10,000 reels of film recording the 210 above-ground nuclear tests conducted by the United States between 1945 and 1962 were allowed to rot in high-security vaults across the country.
This past Monday, March 6, marked the anniversary of the fall of the Alamo outside of San Antonio, Texas, back in 1836. This event is so significant in my mind that I always try to devote a column that honors the heroism of these men on or around the
Part two of a four-part series
while the archaeological record suggests that slavery between tribes existed before the coming of Europeans, their arrival transformed it and made it so widespread as to leave no part of North America untouched. The "other slavery" shaped the sha
Last week, The Wall Street Journal revealed that members of the intelligence community – part of the deep state, the unseen government within the government that does not change with elections -
[Classic, February 19, 2008] -- At this point it is probably futile to try to reverse the deification of Abraham Lincoln.
It was an ugly, highly personal presidential election.
On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was gunned down in the streets of Dallas in broad daylight.
A choice of "enemies"
In 1780, the two men began leading wagon trains of settlers from Shenandoah County to northeastern Tennessee. Initially, it was because the Revolutionary War was not going well for the Patriots, but later because the war appeared to be won, and t
A Slaver Document for the Ages by Bill Buppert
As Americans grapple with Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries, it's a good time to point out a little-known irony.
"Never get ketched." – Quill Rose