Anything I put on the site that relates to history will show up here. You’d expect there to be a History Section since that’s what my degree is in and I’ve always been fascinated by the past.
Historical stuff will be included in this section
- How ordinary people made Charlottesville possible August 21, 2017
the tragedy that took place in Charlottesville last weekend could not have occurred without the tacit acceptance of millions of ordinary, law
-abiding Americans who helped create such a racially explosive climate. it’s the ordinary people — the voters who elected a reality TV star with a record of making racially insensitive comments, the people who ...
- BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU June 13, 2017
“It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. In small clumsy letters he wrote: April 4th, 1984. He sat back. A sense of complete helplessness had descended upon him. To begin with, he did not know with any certainty that this was 1984. It must be round about that ...
- To the RNC and all those who call themselves Republicans May 22, 2017
(Originally posted August 26, 2016)
Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is Abel your brother?” He said, “I do not know; am I my brother’s keeper?”
(1 Thessalonians 5:
14 And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.
15 See that no one repays anyone evil for ...
- Judah P. Benjamin February 15, 2017
Judah Philip Benjamin, QC (August 11, 1811 – May 6, 1884) was a lawyer and politician who was a united states
Senator from Louisiana, a Cabinet officer of the Confederate States and, after his escape to the United Kingdom at the end of the American Civil War, an English barrister. Benjamin was the first Jew ...
- Washingtonpost.com: Ford and GM Scrutinized for Alleged Nazi Collaboration December 18, 2016
Source: Washingtonpost.com: Ford and GM Scrutinized for Alleged Nazi Collaboration
- What I told a client November 14, 2016
Hate media (Fox, Rush, Savage, Jones, Drudge, Breitbart, Falwell Jr. et al.) use exactly the same propaganda techniques used by Goebbels in the 1930s and by Radio Moscow in the 1970s-1990s, only slicker. And people eat it up. In fact, these past few months it was hard to tell the difference between the Russian state-controlled ...
- Remember the Past? September 16, 2016
History was always one of those “who cares?” “boring” classes that most students endured but paid no attention to.
Unfortunately: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” george santayana
But that’s ok; Donald is allowing us
to relive it.
From The History Place by Philip Gavin: and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Germany#Nazi_Germany.2C_1933.E2.80.931945
In Germany in 1930 poverty, and ...
- Bully August 31, 2016
A person who hurts, frightens, or tyrannizes over those who are smaller or weaker
Someone who is mean to others and who throws his weight around.
An overbearing or intimidating manner.
To make (one’s way) aggressively.
To behave like a bully.
To force one’s way aggressively or by intimidation:
A person who is cruel to others, especially those who are weaker or have ...
- To the RNC and all those who call themselves Republicans. August 26, 2016
Am I my brother’s keeper?
Genesis 4:9. Then the Lord said to Cain, “Where is Abel your brother?” He said, “I do not know; am I my brother’s keeper?”
1 Thessalonians 5:14 And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all. 15 See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and ...
- Ted Cruz (and most Republican politicians) are hypocrites. April 17, 2016
The proof? Just listen to what they say; look at the laws they are passing. To deny any individual basic human rights based on your individual beliefs is outrageous, unethical, and contradicts the ideas of the founding fathers
. It is also contrary to the teachings of virtually all religions, and definitely not supported by what they ...
- Madison: Knowledge is Power April 16, 2016
“A popular Government without popular information, or the means of acquiring it, is but a Prologue to a Farce or a Tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.”
From letter to W. T. Barry, Aug. ...
- Our founders were nearly all Infidels April 16, 2016
“The founders of our nation were nearly all Infidels, and that of the presidents who had thus far been elected not a one had professed a belief in Christianity…. Among all our presidents from Washington downward, not one was a professor of religion, at least not of more ...
- Thomas Jefferson April 12, 2016
The father of American Freedom.
- “Those who cannot remember the past” March 16, 2016
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” George Santayana
Are we “condemned to repeat” 1912 in 2016?
The following is excerpted from:
History Now: American History Online THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND THE PROGRESSIVE ERA The Spectacles of 1912 by Patricia O’Toole
The presidential election year of 1912 began with one unprecedented spectacle, ended with another. Theodore Roosevelt stunned the country ...
- Jefferson and the “Living” Constitution March 8, 2016
The biggest difference between conservatives and liberals over filling the current vacancy on the supreme court
is perhaps the question of interpretation of the Constitution. Conservatives insist that the Constitution is NOT a living document and the person to be appointed must agree that it’s meaning MUST be read in strict conformity to the ideas ...
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