Propaganda and indoctrination have fed us our heroes, and told us all the great things about them. But in reality, most, if not all, of these figures are quite a bit more nuanced, and often much darker than history could admit, and allow, to paint a
During a 2013 appearance on Kremlin-owned Russian TV network RT, Congressman Adam Schiff robustly argued for more FISA transparency and for more decisions of FISA judges to be declassified.
Don't politicians understand irony!
Researchers have found more than 60,000 hidden Maya ruins in Guatemala in a major archaeological breakthrough.
In the early summer of 1914, Albert Einstein was about to start a prestigious new job as Director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics. The position was a big deal for the 35-year old Einstein- confirmation that he was one of the leading sc
When symbols are misused for political or authoritarian purposes, their meanings can become confused, twisted and misunderstood, even flipped entirely.
It is known that smallpox killed millions of indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica, plus the Gulf Coast and South Atlantic Coast of the United States in the first decade of the 16th century. However, a strange disease that the Nahuatl Peoples of Mexico
The study of Western Civilization has been all but eradicated. This was no accident but, rather, an aggressive policy of leftist academe which has used exclusionary tactics to dominate and pervert the culture and purpose of our universities since t
The influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 killed more people than the Great War, known today as World War I (WWI), at somewhere between 20 and 40 million people.
Accounts differ regarding whether George was born in Cappadocia or Syria Palaestina, but agree that he was raised at least partly in Lydda in Palestine. His parents were Christian, of the nobility and of Greek heritage. His father Gerontius was a Rom
In Greek mythology, Metis the first bride of Zeus. She played a very important role in initiating and upholding his rule as king of the gods. To understand what happened to her, we must examine the quintessential Greek creation myths.
Thanks to social media and the duopoly of Google and Facebook, they have the attention span of fruit flies, but, thankfully, without the same urge to procreate. As with the huuuge fruit fly in the Oval Office and the smaller ones at the top of the D
m. He placed a large number of pikemen front and center (4 squares to be precise), very akin to the Swiss, but he then backed them up with sword and buckler men and crossbowmen. He too was one of the first commanders to believe in the use of firearms
. Then, too, routes to capture the salt trade to Cyprus were critical. Soon, The League was dominating commercial relations with the Levant, Venice, Spain, France and England in timber, fur, grain, honey, Scandinavian copper and iron, in return for s
How much disease has been caused by the Food Pyramid?
I have nearly completed the Glock fleet upgrade with some exceptions like the addition of maritime cups, which I am debating.
...15million in just five years, scientists reveal Experts say an epidemic called cocoliztli was to blame after finding DNA evidence on the teeth of long-dead victims
The darkest time in American history. I saw someone refer to the Trump Presidency as "possibly the darkest time in American history." I've heard some iteration of that many times from people still in a frenzy over the Trump Administration.
Replaying the Roman Civil Wars in Reverse Since 9/11
On January 11 during a meeting on immigration, President Trump asked why America accepts immigrants from "shithole countries." His remark was aimed at Haiti and Africa.
May 6, 2010 started off as a pretty boring day. The most exciting stories from the morning's newspapers were reviews of the upcoming Iron Man 2 film. But all that changed at around 2:45pm when, without warning, the stock market crashed, and t
The United States was founded on secession. It didn't have to be violent, but it was. Whose fault was that? Was it the United States' fault for insisting on more local governance? Or was it England's fault for ignoring the consent of the govern
Pre-historic times and ancient history are defined by the materials that were harnessed during that period.
Decades-old films show the sheer power of nuclear warheads.
The Fraser Institute ranks countries based on economic freedom. In 2010, the US fell out of the top 10. It's now 11.
n his Hatäta, Yacob criticises his contemporaries for not thinking independently, but rather accepting the claims of astrologers and soothsayers just because their predecessors did so. As a contrast, he recommends an enquiry based on scientific rati
For a tragically short time, the Spirit of the Prince of Peace drowned out the murderous demands of the State.
December 16, 2017 is the tenth anniversary of the modern Tea Party.
At a time when the United States is convulsed by anti-Russian hysteria and demonization of Vladimir Putin, a trove of recently declassified Cold War documents reveals the astounding extent of the lies, duplicity and double-dealing engaged in by the w