In an age before air conditioning or widespread use of electric fans, many struggled to cope with this multi-day deadly heat. June had been easy enough, but a sweep of hot, dry air from the southern plains suppressed any relief from the ocean breeze.
It wasn't the good war. But, in our popular imagination, it wasn't the bad one either.
A new biography shows profound similarities between the two men.
Although the memory has faded in recent years, during much of the second half of the twentieth century the name "Tokyo Rose" ranked very high in our popular consciousness, probably second only to "Benedict Arnold" as a byword for American tre
Any unmasking of the shadow forces that pull the strings that often determine events requires a time frame context.
The following is the foreword that I have written for the outstanding new piece of Lincoln scholarship, Lincoln as He Really Was, by Charles T. Pace.
Today marks the 65th anniversary that the west carried out a coup in Iran that destabilized the county by overthrowing the country's democratically elected leader, Mohammad Mossadeq, and installed a CIA-groomed dictator.
Existence is running out for America
Video clip shows a mid-1960s imagining of what technology would be like in the year 1999.
. Early French exploration of the Southeast was left out of textbooks from then onward. The presence of a French fort and two Cusate-Creek villages on an island at the confluence of the Little Tennessee and Tennessee Rivers were erased. This fort
Citation: Gerhard Peters. "Seats in Congress Gained/Lost by the President's Party in Mid-Term Elections." The American Presidency Project. Ed. John T. Woolley and Gerhard Peters. Santa Barbara, CA: University of California. 1999-2015. Available from
Just in time for this November's mid-term elections!
"Ahab is forever Ahab, man. This whole act's immutably decreed. 'Twas rehearsed by thee and me billion years before this ocean rolled. Fool! I am the Fates' lieutenant; I act under orders." – Herman Melville, Moby Dick
Finally, Democrats start renouncing Franklin Roosevelt, who sold out Eastern Europe to a known mass murderer
"History repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce," a saying attributed to Karl Marx, comes to mind in this time of Trump.
If and when you have a chance, I encourage you to attend a cocktail party or some such gathering and begin to talk about the beauty and genius of mankind. But I also suggest that you be prepared to be insulted, because such talk is heresy in modern c