Stand Your Ground

Stand Your Ground

One character from the War of Independence that I’ve found interesting, even intriguing, is Captain John Parker. Captain Parker’s main claim to fame comes from his role as the Captain of Colonial Militia for the area around Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts. Parker was a militia captain served served in the French and Indian War in […]

The Cleansing of US History

The Cleansing of US History

Did you have a choice of where you were born? Did you have a choice as to your parents? Did you have a choice as to what year you born? Did you have choice as to what culture you were born into? Did I? The answer to all these questions is of course not. All […]

Writing to the Interests of the State

Writing to the Interests of the State

Shortly after Adolf Hitler took power in Germany in 1933 his Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, a vicious anti-Semite, assembled 300 Berlin journalists to instruct them on the Nazi’s new National Press Law. From that point on the journalists would have to be a licensed member of Goebbels’ newly formed Reichsverband der Deutschen Presse (press […]

Heh, I’m pretty sure Oswald was a Marxist

I was ten the day Kennedy was assassinated. I remember the day and following days clearly. I was in fifth grade at a Catholic school when the Mother Superior came on the public address system (know to us the PA!). She informed us what happened and our teacher dragged out the TV and turned it […]

Poison Gas and Syria

Recently I toured the National Museum of World War One in Kansas City, Missouri. It was a grim reminder that poison gas was first used in the conflict to break the trench warfare stalemate. This link to Wiki shows the interesting and tragic use of poison gas during that war and what it meant in […]

Soldier’s Manual – Charles Payne – Townhall Finance Conservative Columnists and Financial Commentary – Page 1

I know next to nothing about art in general let alone Renaissance Art and a German artist by the name of Durer. So, I found this article both informative and intriguing as Mr. Payne connects the Renaissance art to modern times. Excellent piece of writing. Soldier’s Manual – Charles Payne – Townhall Finance Conservative Columnists […]

I am not a dictator, yet.

President Obama has said a few times that he is not a dictator. Yet he shares some similarities with dictators of the past. The link will take you to my thoughts on the subject. The Cult of Personality and the Accomplice Media.

Link to New {other} Blog

Church, State, Faith and Culture I’ve started another blog titled above to better categorize my interests.  Check it out if it appears to interest you.

Lesson from History-Selling Stalin and the use of Image Propaganda

On June 22nd 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Communist Soviet Union. Prior to that date the two dictatorships were in alliance. In 1939 they had divided Poland between them and most of the western democracies would have viewed both dictatorships as evil aggressors. That changed on June 22nd 1941 on the premise of the enemy […]

Quiz Time 2

Who said this? “It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.” 1. Abraham Lincoln 2. Thomas Jefferson 3. Joseph Stalin 4. Karl Marx […]