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  • Holocaust documents trove unearthed in Budapest apartment

    11/21/2015 6:24:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | November 21, 2015
    A vast and historically valuable trove of Holocaust-era documents, long thought destroyed during the second world war, has been found hidden in a wall cavity by a couple renovating their Budapest apartment. The haul of 6,300 documents are from a 1944 census that was a precursor to the intended liquidation of the Hungarian capital’s 200,000 Jews in Nazi death camps. Brigitte Berdefy, co-owner of the apartment overlooking Hungary’s parliament, said in August a worker detected paper after jamming a screwdriver through a crack in the wall....
  • Some Historical "Revision" questions to ponder.

    11/19/2015 9:26:06 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 92 replies
    19 Nov 2015 | US Navy Vet
    Please put your comments below...
  • Brass tacks discussion on Islam

    11/18/2015 8:12:10 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 227 replies
    Ok, let's get down to brass tacks. How long has the Islam religion been around and have they always been so hateful and violent (like so many of them are today)? I believe they claim to be direct descendants of Abraham but I also believe that Abraham was a favorite of our one true Judeo-Christian God, and was the father or grandfather of the Jewish and Christian religions. I have a hard time believing that our loving Judeo-Christian God is also the Islam God, Allah, whose Muslim followers seem to be so misplaced. Haven't the warlike Muslim tribes fanned out...
  • Obama Becomes First Sitting President to Pose for Cover of LGBT Magazine

    11/11/2015 8:19:25 PM PST · by lbryce · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 10, 2015 | Daniel Nussbaum
    Actual Title:President Obama has made history by becoming the first sitting U.S. president to pose for the cover of an LGBT magazine. Obama is on the cover of Out magazine’s latest Out 100 issue as the publication’s “Ally of the Year.” “The 44th President of the United States is our Ally of the Year—a president who came to office on a wave of euphoria, appeared to lose momentum halfway through, and has since rallied, helping us secure marriage equality, among other landmark initiatives that are transforming our place in America,” the editors of Out wrote in an article accompanying the...
  • History: Before it was Veterans Day it was Armistice Day, for the fallen of the First World War

    11/11/2015 10:49:24 AM PST · by harpygoddess · 6 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 11/11/2015 | HarpyGoddess
    Today is the anniversary of Armistice Day, 11 November 1918, when at the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, the First World War came to an end after more than four years of carnage. (Armistice Day became Veterans' Day in 1954.) Described by British historian Corelli Barnett as a war that had "causes but no objectives, "the "Great War" left a legacy of disillusionment in its wake and made a shambles of the rest of the 20th century. All told, there were ten million military dead and seven million civilians killed. The resulting economic collapse, the...
  • With Killing Reagan, Bill O'Reilly Makes a Mess of History

    11/11/2015 7:03:23 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/11/2015 | George Will
    Were the lungs the seat of wisdom, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly would be wise, but they are not and he is not. So it is not astonishing that he is doubling down on his wager that the truth cannot catch up with him. It has, however, already done so. The prolific O'Reilly has, with his collaborator Martin Dugard, produced five "history" books in five years: Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, Killing Jesus, Killing Patton, and now the best-selling Killing Reagan. Because no one actually killed Reagan, O'Reilly keeps his lucrative series going by postulating that the bullet that struck Reagan...
  • Am I the Only One Never Heard of a 'HOBO NICKEL' Before?

    11/06/2015 9:17:28 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 26 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 06 October 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Certainly no lack of historical curiosity in my noggin, but this one's new on me. Hard to imagine how I missed it, because it's a delightful folk art form to be sure- pure Americana. Due to the relative cheapness, softness, portability, and (adequate) thickness for sculpturing, the US 5-cent coin proved perfect for carving into highly-creative works that can be carried around in your pocket. Alterations of coins hadoccurred in Europe, S. Africa, and the US in the 18th and 19th century -in cruder forms- but introduction of the 'Buffalo' nickel in 1913 broughtabout a surge in popularity of...
  • The Meaninglessness Of Ben Carson’s Views On Egyptian Pyramids [the money quote]

    11/05/2015 12:55:00 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 117 replies
    Red State ^ | October 5, 2015 | streiff
    ".... I certainly don't agree with Carson on this but neither do I think it is terribly material to anything. If you are trying to make a case that Carson is an idiot or against science, I think it takes more than a religious conviction to discredit an internationally prominent neurosurgeon with a string of articles published in scholarly medical journals. On the other hand, Hillary Clinton believes in man-induced global warming. Many of the same people criticizing Carson actually believe that gender has nothing to do with chromosomes or endocrinology or physiology. When it comes to GMOs, especially seeds...
  • Obama To Announce Executive Action To 'Ban The Box'

    11/03/2015 10:17:26 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 69 replies
    Huffington Pos ^ | 11/02/15 | Marina Fang
    Federal employers would be prohibited from asking about a job applicant's criminal history. President Barack Obama on Monday will announce a series of measures designed to reduce obstacles facing former prisoners reintegrating into society, including an executive action directing federal employers to delay asking questions about a job applicant's criminal history until later in the application process. Many states, cities and private employers have already taken steps to "ban the box," which refers to the checkbox on employment applications asking if the applicant has ever been convicted of a crime. However, some federal employers and contractors still ask the question....
  • "The Biggest Defeat in Our Nation’s History!" (U.S. Military Chiefs on Democratic "Solution"

    10/31/2015 10:21:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 31, 2015 | Humberto Fontova
    "Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you." (Frank Sinatra) Fairy tales certainly came true for Sinatra's chum John F. Kennedy. I refer to the Cuban Missile Crisis, 53 years ago this week. More specifically, I refer to the media/academia/Hollywood spin of the crisis, especially its outcome. Surely you know the tune: "JFK stood up to the Russians in Cuba! Khrushchevblinked, cowered, and took his missiles home with his tail between his legs! Ha-ha! Take THAT Russkies! That’s the kind of gumption we need today with Iran and Putin!" In fact, here was the consensus at the time...
  • Passage to America, 1750 (Rougher than expected!)

    10/30/2015 1:54:11 AM PDT · by Loud Mime · 38 replies
    Eyewitness To History ^ | c. 1750 | Gottleib Mittelberger
    At the end of the seventeenth century approximately 200,000 people inhabited the British colonies in North America. The following century saw an explosion in numbers with the population doubling about every 25 years. The majority of these new immigrants were Scotch-Irish, Germans or African slaves. Between 1700 and the beginning of the American Revolution, approximately 250,000 Africans, 210,000 Europeans and 50,000 convicts had reached the colonial shores. The passage to America was treacherous by any standard. Many of the immigrants were too poor to pay for the journey and therefore indentured themselves to wealthier colonialists - selling their services for...
  • Maybe We should Stop Using A Platitude And Really Remember The History We should Not Forget

    10/29/2015 7:40:37 AM PDT · by knarf · 13 replies
    history ^ | October 29, 2015 | knarf
    Everything we discuss now ... minimum wage, teacher's salary, government growth, 55 years ago
  • Have the secrets of a lost civilisation finally been unearthed?

    10/28/2015 10:41:05 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 95 replies
    telegraph.co.u ^ | 4 October 2015 8:00am | Rupert Hawksley
    Based on Hancock's own investigations and interviews with archaeologists and astronomers, the book claimed survivors of this cataclysm, the giant flood remembered in myths all around the world, went on to settle in locations from Mexico to Egypt and impart their ancient knowledge to the other remaining humans. ...snip.... "Let's get to grips with that first of all," he says. "The foundations upon which history is based look increasingly suspect. Let's no longer shroud ourselves in the illusion that [mainstream] historians and archaeologists are invincible." There are, according to Hancock, two smoking guns. Firstly, naondiamonds - types of diamonds that...
  • Were Adam and Eve Real? New Anthropological Evidence in 10-Year Update to Book (Interview)

    10/26/2015 8:33:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/26/2015 | Napp Nazworth
    Ten years after publication of Who Was Adam? by Fazale Rana and Hugh Ross, 13 new chapters detail the new scientific evidence on the origins of humankind in a second edition.Rana and Ross are scholars affiliated with Reasons to Believe, which also published the new edition of Who Was Adam? RTB works to spread the Gospel by showing how science supports the truths found in Scripture. Rana and Ross both have doctorate degrees in the physical sciences, biochemistry and astronomy, respectively. Unlike most second editions, this one leaves the original edition alone and adds the new chapters onto the original.During an interview...
  • American History Must Be a Priority in Schools

    10/26/2015 6:01:30 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 26, 2015 | Callista Gingrich
    We frequently hear about American students low-test scores in science and math, and everyone from the PTA to candidates for the White House is rightly concerned with how to improve them. Indeed, this concern is a major part of our national conversation. And those who worry about our educational system often suggest that better instruction in these areas could help solve Americas economic, fiscal, and social problems, too. Certainly, there are plenty of good reasons to boost our efforts in science and math. But we should not lose sight of the fact that there are other subjects in which we...
  • October 25 anniversary of 3 major battles: Agincourt, charge of the Light Brigade and Leyte Gulf

    10/25/2015 6:51:24 PM PDT · by harpygoddess · 40 replies
    VA Viper ^ | 10/25/2015 | HarpyGoddess
    Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt (wiki) in 1415, when the English under King Henry V defeated the French on St. Crispin's Day (25 October) of that year. Henry (1387-1422) followed his father King Henry IV to the throne in 1413 and two years later announced his claim to the French throne and rekindled the Hundred Years War by invading Normandy. This is also the anniversary of the "the charge of the Light Brigade" (wiki) at the Battle of Balaclava on 25 October 1854. Although of relatively little importance in the larger context of the Crimean War,...
  • Help with my essay on the "right to revolution"?

    10/25/2015 11:00:06 AM PDT · by Politicalkiddo · 100 replies
    So I am writing a paper for my PoliSci class on the "right of revolution" and I plan to use John Locke's writings as my main supporting evidence. My professor, however, wants me to find a specific someone who was/is against the idea of people having the right to revolution, and I cannot find anyone specific. I keep finding vague answers about monarchs, but no one who has actually spoken/written out against the idea. Any suggestions? :) Thank you!

    10/24/2015 4:11:54 PM PDT · by windhover · 64 replies
    PJ MEDIA ^ | 10/22/2015 | Raymond Ibrahim
    One of the primary reasons Islamic and Western nations are"worlds apart"is because the way they understand the world is worlds apart. Whereas Muslims see the world through the lens of history, the West has jettisoned or rewritten history to suit it's ideologies. This dichotomy of Muslim and Western thinking is evident everywhere. When the Islamic State declared that it will "conquer Rome" and "break it's crosses," few in the West realized that those are the verbatim words and goals of Islam's founder and his companions as recorded in Muslim sources --words and goals that prompted over a thousand years of...
  • Annals of Retreat

    10/22/2015 7:40:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 22, 2015 | Paul Greenberg
    "For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?" -- 1 Corinthians, 14:8 As it turns out, our president and commander in chief can face reality -- if he absolutely has to, and for the shortest time he can stand. Like a patient in the dentist's chair who just wants out. So even while announcing that he was going to reverse course in Afghanistan (again) and keep American troops there after all, The Hon. Barack Obama let the world (and the enemy) know that our forces would stay in that country only until 2017....
  • Who are the REAL Palestinians?

    10/21/2015 5:55:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 21, 2015 | Allen West
    The violence we are witnessing in the Middle East is horrific. Who would have thought in the 21st century we would have beheadings, crucifixions, rapes of women and girls, and the selling of women into slavery. Not to mention ancient historical artifacts destroyed along with ancient civilizations being driven from their ancestral homes. What is the worlds response? Little to nothing, unless you are Vladimir Putin, who of course is acting out of his own self-serving advancement. Then again, nature abhors a void and will always seek to fill it such is the case with Russia led by Putin....
  • 16th century Mexican church re-emerges from underwater

    10/19/2015 3:25:24 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 28 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 10/17/15
    The ruins of a 16th century colonial church have re-emerged from a reservoir due to the lack of rain in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. This year's drought has gripped the Grijalba river, which feeds the Nezahualcoyotl reservoir, dropping the water level by 75 feet. It is the second time the church has emerged from underwater. In 2002, the water was so low visitors could walk inside the church. The church, in the Quechula locality, is the work of a group of monks headed by Friar Bartolome de la Casas, who arrived in the region inhabited by the Zoque...
  • Carly Fiorinas Texas roots run deep (She left Texas at age 2...)

    10/12/2015 5:47:37 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 28 replies
    El Paso Inc ^ | 10/12/15 | Jonathan Tilove
    Rick Perry may be out of the race for president, but the Republican field is still brimming with Texans. One of them is Carly Fiorina, who has surged into the top tier of candidates, behind only Donald Trump and Ben Carson in recent polls. Born Cara Carleton Sneed in Austin in September 1954 to Joseph Tyree Sneed III, a law professor at the University of Texas at Austin, and his wife, Madelon, her Texas residency was fleeting. She departed at age 2
  • Rare painting of the Saginaw River

    10/13/2015 2:38:31 PM PDT · by Utah Binger · 49 replies
    www.askart.com | Staff
    Robert Clunie was born June 29, 1895 in Renfrewshire, Scotland. He began painting outdoors in his native Scotland at the age of 13 and was accepted to the Royal Scottish Academy. However, he cancelled his enrollment choosing instead to go to America. In 1911, he and his older brother William boarded the S.S. California for New York. Upon their arrival to the United States, they joined relatives in Saginaw, Michigan. In January 1918, wanting to escape the dark cold Michigan winters, Clunie boarded a train to Pasadena, California. It was on this return train trip back to Saginaw that he...
  • Discovering Columbus: Villain or Not?

    Last year I asked, Should Columbus be Celebrated? It is a controversial question, since that day in 1492 meant the eventual end of many cultures in the Western Hemisphere. The other side of the sword is that new cultures arose from those escaping the Old World. In all likelihood, using Columbus as the poster child for all that did go wrong is not fair. One has to dig deep into many studies of the man to even begin to unravel his mind. He was secretive, put himself in the middle of politics and was the target of his enemies. All...
  • Newly Discovered Billy the Kid Photograph Authenticated

    10/12/2015 3:21:46 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 98 replies
    madmimi.com ^ | october 5, 2015
    Western Americana and Rare Coin experts, Kagins, Inc., announced that the firm has authenticated and will be the exclusive seller of a newly discovered photograph featuring several of the Lincoln County Regulators, including legendary gunman, Billy the Kid. The photograph was purchased for $2 as a part of a miscellaneous lot at a Fresno junk shop in 2010, and will be the subject of a two-hour documentary airing Sunday, October 18th at 9/8c on National Geographic Channel. I love handling great treasure finds! exclaimed Dr. Donald Kagin, president of Kagins, Inc. This iconic, lively and fun artifact is history in...
  • Sons of Confederate Veterans say theyre preserving history, not racism

    10/11/2015 10:08:23 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 161 replies
    Kansas City Star ^ | 10/11/15 | Sarah Gish
    On a warm day in August, a couple dozen people gathered for an afternoon picnic at Shawnee Mission Park. Under the shade of a shelter surrounded by leafy green trees, two men cooked burgers and brats on a charcoal grill next to a row of tables topped with red plastic tablecloths and a summery spread of sliced watermelon, barbecue-flavored potato chips and sopapilla cheesecake. The weather would have been perfect if not for occasional gusts of wind that whipped through the grove and threatened to topple the three flags fixed to portable poles next to the dessert table: an American...
  • President Theodore Roosevelt Comes to Bulloch Hall

    10/09/2015 10:05:58 AM PDT · by brothers4thID · 2 replies
    Facebook announcement ^ | 10/9/2015 | City of Roswell
    On October 14th at 7:00 PM, President Theodore Roosevelt comes to Bulloch Hall to introduce the book launch of "Mittie and Thee, an 1853 Roosevelt Romance." Connie Huddleston and Gwendolyn Koehler have compiled the love letters of Mittie Bulloch and Theodore Roosevelt, Sr. Transcribed and presented just as written, the authors allow the letters to stand on their own, with only necessary background regarding the people and places mentioned and the social mores of 1853 included. This event is FREE, but reservations are required. Please contact Janice Metzler at 770-992-1731 ext. 3.
  • Lost 'Epic of Gilgamesh' Verse Depicts Cacophonous Abode of Gods (New find)

    10/05/2015 7:25:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Live Science ^ | October 2, 2015 | Elizabeth Palermo, Associate Editor
    A serendipitous deal between a history museum and a smuggler has provided new insight into one of the most famous stories ever told: "The Epic of Gilgamesh." The new finding, a clay tablet, reveals a previously unknown "chapter" of the epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia. This new section brings both noise and color to a forest for the gods that was thought to be a quiet place in the work of literature. The newfound verse also reveals details about the inner conflict the poem's heroes endured. In 2011, the Sulaymaniyah Museum in Slemani, in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, purchased...
  • Hillary: I'm the Most Transparent Person in American History

    10/05/2015 6:28:49 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 57 replies
    The Weekly Statndard ^ | 10/05/15 | DANIEL HALPER
    Hillary Clinton believes she's the most transparent person in American history. The Democratic presidential candidate made the claim in a town hall this morning, hosted by NBC's Today Show: The Weekly Standard home magazine blog podcasts politics & government Foreign policy & national security books, arts & society newsletter store events Subscribe You are here: Blog / Hillary: I'm the Most Transparent Person in American History The Blog Hillary: I'm the Most Transparent Person in American History 8:17 AM, Oct 5, 2015 By DANIEL HALPER Share on email 16 Send to Kindle Single Page Print Larger Text Smaller Text...
  • Why the Civil War Remains Relevant Today

    10/03/2015 1:28:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 322 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 3, 2015 | Ed Bonekemper
    Although the American Revolution resulted in independence for the United States and World War II made it an international power, the American Civil War was arguably the most important war in American history. It truly was an American watershed. In order to appreciate that wars significance, it must be understood what the Civil War was about. Contrary to all-too-popular opinion, the Civil War was not about states rights. Instead it was all about slavery and white supremacy. As shown in my just-released book, The Myth of the Lost Cause: Why the South Fought the Civil War and Why the North...
  • The Mob Is Coming For You

    10/02/2015 12:44:54 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 18 replies
    Hoover Institution ^ | 30 September 2015 | Victor David Hanson
    The constitution of the Roman Republic was designed as a corrective to democracy. Specifically, it was hoping to protect against the excesses of Athenian-style direct democracy. About twice a month in Athens, citizens voted into law almost anything they wished. About six to seven thousand citizens would squeeze into a hillside amphitheater known as the Pnyx and were swayed by demagogues (people leaders) into voting for or against whatever the cause de jour was. Our term democracy comes from the Greek dmos-kratos, which means people-power. In furor at a rebellion, for example, Athenians once voted to kill all of the...
  • Real Crusades History (Vanity)

    09/23/2015 4:23:01 PM PDT · by P.O.E. · 19 replies
    Youtube ^ | Various | J Stephen Roberts
    I've been watching these for about a week now. I find them informative and well-sourced, with accompanying maps and illustrations. Each one lasts about 5-10 minutes. Here are two ways I browse through them. The first is thematic, the second chronological. The Youtube homepage for the channel Playlist in chronological order.
  • Who Coined 'Obamacare'?

    09/20/2015 6:05:30 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 36 replies
    OCT 26, 2011 | ELSPETH REEVE
    House Democrats are blocking their Republican colleagues from using Obamacare in letters mailed on the taxpayer's dime to voters, but who made up the term in the first place? Lots of people are asking this question, getting answers like "Certainly a republican, potentially Glenn Beck" and "I am about 80% sure it was Rush Limbaugh" and "Hillary Clinton's campaign coined Obamacare." Iowa Rep. Steve King claimed President Obama himself made it up. Free Republic posters want to claim credit. Lots of liberals suspect an insidious plot by Fox News. But the answer appears to be: a lobbyist.
  • Is Trump Turning the GOP Into the "Know Nothing" Party? (Barf!!!)

    09/19/2015 9:41:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 74 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 19, 2015 | Helen Raleigh
    "Immigration reached a level five times greater than a decade earlier.....new arrivals... crowded into the tenements of large cities. Crime and welfare costs soared..." Anyone who reads this excerpt from Battle Cry of Freedom by James McPherson, may think he was describing today's Europe or United States. Actually, he was talking about the United States in the mid-1850s and the "new arrivals" referred to newly arrived German and Irish Catholic immigrants. By the mid-1850s, the U.S. received a large influx of immigrants, including two million German immigrants and over one million Irish immigrants. The City of Boston was called the...
  • Purging 5 categories of America's heroes

    09/14/2015 12:35:06 PM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 18 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 9/14/15 | Pat Buchanan
    With that kumbayah moment at the Capitol in South Carolina, when the Battle Flag of the Confederacy was lowered forever to the cheers and tears of all, a purgation of the detestable relics of evil that permeate American public life began. City leaders in Memphis plan to dig up the body of Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, who is buried in a city park that once bore his name. A statue of the great cavalrymen will be removed. Nathan Bedford Forrest is a symbol of bigotry and racism, and those symbols have no place on public property, said council Chairman...
  • to the shores of Tripoli The forgotten Christian slaves of Islam [Psalms 110]

    09/12/2015 2:59:10 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 9 replies
    Shoebat.com ^ | 9/10/2015 | Shoebat Foundation
    Hundreds of thousands of white Europeans were captured by Barbary MUSLIM pirates and sold as slaves in North Africa and the Ottoman Empire between the 16th and 19th centuries. Tens of thousands of Black African slaves are still owned today by Arab Muslims. These slave raids were conducted largely by Arab and Berber Muslim rather than Ottoman Turkish Muslims. However, during the height of the Barbary slave trade, the Barbary states were subject to Ottoman Muslim jurisdiction and ruled by Ottoman pashas. Furthermore, many slaves captured by the Barbary corsairs were sold eastward into Ottoman territories before, during, and after...
  • How Thomas Jefferson Led Americas First War On Terror [Against Islam]

    09/12/2015 3:26:07 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 19 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | 5/5/2013 | Tim Brown
    Today, I hear a lot of cries for tolerance, especially of Islam. I'm told, "Stop the hating of Muslims." Many of the very people I hear this from like to point to the Constitution and to the Founding Fathers and especially to the First Amendment and declare that Islam should be tolerated in America. However, I wonder if they have paid attention to either the Constitution or the Founding Fathers on this matter. Specifically, I wonder if they have even considered the words and actions of the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, especially his sense of reading...
  • Punish Those Who Destroy Others' Heritage

    09/06/2015 2:49:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    Asia One ^ | Friday, Sep 4, 2015 | Ace Kindredzen Cheong
    Tuesday's report ("Death blow to centuries of cultural heritage") left me angry, disappointed and sad. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and all other parties which have shown disrespect and have destroyed centuries-old artefacts and historic sites must be severely punished. One of the punishments should be to make them pay for restoring the artefacts and sites to their former state. There is nothing wrong with people not sharing the same religious beliefs as others. That being said, to show disrespect and to destroy artefacts, heritage and religious monuments are acts that must not be tolerated and must be...
  • America's eerie parallels to downfall of Rome

    09/05/2015 5:11:03 AM PDT · by NYer · 55 replies
    WND ^ | September 4, 2015 | Bill Federer
    The fall of Rome was a culmination of several external and internal factors.Great Wall of China By 220 A.D., the Later Eastern Han Dynasty had extended sections of the Great Wall of China along its Mongolian border. This resulted in the Northern Huns attacking west instead of east. This caused a domino effect of tribes migrating west across Central Asia, and overrunning the Western Roman Empire.Open borders Illegal immigrants poured across the Roman borders: Visigoths, Ostrogoths, Franks, Anglos, Saxons, Alemanni, Thuringians, Rugians, Jutes, Picts, Burgundians, Lombards, Alans, Vandals as well as African Berbers and Arab raiders.Will and Ariel Durant wrote...
  • It's Time for The Long March

    09/03/2015 6:37:12 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 8 replies
    sgberman.com ^ | 9/2/15 | Steve Berman
    Over a years time, from October 1934 to the following October, the Chinese Red Army undertook The Long Marcha grueling 6,000 mile circling retreat from the Nationalist forces of Chiang Kai-shek. During that year, the Red Army suffered nearly 90 percent losses, crossing 18 mountain ranges and 24 rivers to arrive at its new base at Shaanxi, in northwest China. The GOP has many lessons to learn from the Chinese Communists. When the Long March began, Zhu De and Zhou Enlai led the Chinese Communist Party. By the end, Mao Zedong was in complete control. Prior to 1934, Maos guerilla...

    09/03/2015 4:59:55 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 183 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 9/3/45 | George E. Jones, Julius Ochs Adler, Robert Trumbull, W.H. Lawrence
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    09/02/2015 4:31:54 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 74 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 9/2/45 | Frank L. Kluckhohn, William S. White, Robert Trumbull, Herbert L. Matthews, Charles Hurd, more
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  • Formal Surrender Ceremony, U.S.S. Missouri, Tokyo Bay (9/1/45 New York Time)

    09/01/2015 4:57:58 PM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 28 replies
    archive.org ^ | 9/1/45
    Find links to two special broadcasts in a reply below.
  • Ross Sea Party Lost Photos (Amazing Century-Old Photos Found Preserved in Antarctic Ice Slideshow)

    09/01/2015 8:40:28 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 42 replies
    A team of conservationists were working on restoring an old hut that served as an Antarctic exploration outpost when they discovered a box full of undeveloped negatives, frozen in a solid block of ice.
  • Camp of the Apocalypse

    09/01/2015 8:14:44 AM PDT · by Nelson Hultberg · 7 replies
    Americans for a Free Republic ^ | 8-30-15 | Nelson Hultberg
    The West is empty, even if it has not yet become really aware of it. An extraordinarily inventive civilization, surely the only one capable of meeting the challenges of the third millennium, the West has no soul left. At every level nations, races, cultures, as well as individuals it is always the soul that wins the decisive battles. It is only the soul that forms the weave of gold and brass from which the shields that save the strong are fashioned. I can hardly discern any soul in us. So wrote the great French novelist, Jean Raspail, in...

    09/01/2015 4:42:47 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 47 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 9/1/45 | Robert Trumbull, W.H. Lawrence, Frank L. Kluckhohn, George E. Jones
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    08/31/2015 8:06:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 08/31/2015 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. What made non-Muslims convert to Islam, leading to the creation of the Islamic world? Early historical sourcesboth Muslim and non-Muslimmake clear that the Islamic empire was forged by the sword; that people embraced Islam, not so much out of sincere faith, but for a myriad of reasonsfrom converting in order to enjoy the boons of being on the winning team to converting in order to evade the dooms of being on the losing team. Modern day Muslims and other apologistsprimarily in academia, government, and mainstream mediareject...
  • South Dakota Drops Study of Early U.S. History as a High School Requirement

    08/31/2015 5:42:12 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 48 replies
    govtslaves ^ | August 31 2015 | Steve Straehley
    Students in South Dakota will now graduate from high school without studying early American history, under new teaching guidelines adopted by the state. After a year of deliberations, the state Board of Education adopted new curriculum standards that no longer require instructors to teach the first 100 years of U.S. history. Such milestone events and developments as the Revolutionary War and the drafting of the U.S. Constitution could be completely ignored. Cutting out early U.S. history in 11th grade hurts the ability of students to think historically when they reach higher education, according to a letter sent to the state...

    08/31/2015 4:58:02 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 45 replies
    Microfilm-New York Times archives, Monterey Public Library | 8/31/45 | Frank L. Kluckhohn, George E. Jones, W.H. Lawrence, Julius Ochs Adler, Leslie Nakashima, more
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    08/31/2015 4:51:42 AM PDT · by Homer_J_Simpson · 9 replies
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