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Caesar, Czars and Presidents

Originally posted on My Take:
John Stossel, libertarian writer and TV guy on Fox wrote a column the other day asking if we (The US) is Rome yet. After reading the column I thought of this quote from John Adams, one of our Founding Fathers: “The jaws of power are always open to devour, and…

The First Warplanes by William E. Barrett

Frank Luke of Arizona was the most spectacular and controversial figure in the U.S.A.S. He was assigned to the 27th Aero Squadron on July 26, 1918. He had the reputation as a superb pilot in the schools and in the ferrying service to which he was first assigned, but he had a long A.W.O.L. record. […]