Hitchhiking is something that is simply not done these days, at least where I live, but back in the olden days of the 1970s, I used to hitch rides on a regular basis. Lots of us did, as a matter of fact. And I'm not aware of anyone I knew, or th
...The Situation Continues To Deteriorate. The Mass Of Humanity Continues To Go About Its Normal
Yesterday, March 6, marked the anniversary of the fall of the Alamo outside of San Antonio, Texas, back in 1836. This event is so significant in my mind that I always try to devote a column that honors the heroism of these men on or around the annive
America is definitely less free than it was in 1939.
Declaration of Independence signer Robert Treat Paine called Mayhew America's "Father of Civil and Religious Liberty."
Attendees at this year's Sundance Film Festival are getting a first look at never-before-seen footage from the first moon landing mission.
FDR's list was clearly intended as a "replacement set" of freedoms, since otherwise there would have been no reason to mention freedom of speech and worship, already guaranteed by the First Amendment. The "four freedoms" offered citizens no
Triumph of Conventional Wisdom: AP Expunges Iran/Contra Pardons from Barr's Record
A US Army engineer tells the story of living with a duffle bag-sized nuclear device.
The Labor Archives of Washington will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Seattle General Strike with a series of events in coming weeks, as well as a new library exhibit on campus. There will be book readings, documentary films, a bus tou
The story of a man who showed the world how a peaceful, non-governmental system can flourish.
Richard Grove of TragedyandHope.com and PeaceRevolution.org joins us on this month's edition of Film, Literature and the New World Order to discuss "Philip Dru: Administrator" by Edward Mandell House.
; his neurotic, obsessive-compulsive tendencies that he reportedly self medicated with narcotics and alcohol; and, his known sympathies with the Nazi regime, his anti-semitism, and a reported sexism in the workplace. Some of these claims even reach i
One night back in August 1987 after a party at Disney's Vista Village (before Vista Way), I went out to the 7-11 with a video camera and a couple friends to see what people purchase at 2:30am. In this particular video, my buddy Ken is behind the came
By "rule of the best" I mean the ancien régime was no longer understood to suggest wealth and birth (alone), but instead envisioned itself as a supposed national meritocracy of those with proper degrees, and long service in the top hierarchies
On April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered a passionate speech at Riverside Church in New York staking out his opposition to the war in Vietnam. One year later to the day, he was assassinated. Now, 50 years after that fateful day, the truth a
Earlier this year I wrote an email to several friends, describing my feelings upon arriving at a crossroads for myself and my work. Surprisingly, nearly all of them wrote back that they were feeling the same thing. And so I think a lot of us have arr
This truth is easily observed within America's earliest history.
But look at the American wins against the Indians, almost a concurrent war than the same war, and they also took a lot more land south and east. America won that bit, but not against the British. So we're talking about different wars. Britain and
Called in to pitch the final innings of the Cold War, Bush 41 presided masterfully over the fall of the Berlin Wall, the unification of Germany, the liberation of 100 million Eastern Europeans and the dissolution of the Soviet Union into 15 independe
Though one dishonest academic was exposed and reprimanded for promoting fabricated, politicized history, academia at large remains riddled with ideological biases.
ON DECEMBER 15, 1975, a Senate committee opened hearings on whether George H.W. Bush should be confirmed as director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Truth about CIA's illegal MKUltra mind-control experiments – using drugs, hypnosis and electronic devices- revealed in sensational new documents officials hid for decades
"he named the area of the country that stretches from Cape Cod up the coast of Maine. The region would later become a key part of the American narrative, the site of the first Thanksgiving. He called it "New England," and the name stuck.
I was among the first to report that Robert Mueller delivered highly enriched uranium to the Russians, on behalf of the Clinton Foundation in 2009.
I recently dug up a 1908 curriculum manual in the Minnesota Historical Society archives.
"People who followed the war at all followed it by reading newspapers...and maps were a very important way to make sense of these faraway places [and] strange names," says Robert Poole, a former executive editor at National Geographic magazine and
During the remainder of 1918 as those soldiers ?" often living and traveling under poor sanitary conditions ?" were sent to Europe to fight, they spread bacteria at every stop between Kansas and the frontline trenches in France.
In the spirit of the great men and women of America's history: HAPPY THANKSGIVING.
. No one in academia seems to know that a host of indigenous ethnic names in the Lower Southeast mean "Water People."