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When I heard about the Boston bombing, I didn’t know what to think. I was reminded of a high school history class, when we learned why Americans don’t like socialists. You ever notice that in the USA they don’t celebrate … Continue reading
The Huffington Post and Forbes Magazine agree on something. The Middle Class is Shrinking. Kenneth Rapoza for Forbes puts it short in the title to his article from 9th of November, 2012: “America’s Middle Class Shrinks Further. Now, Blacks And … Continue reading
The BBC recently had a report called “why have the White British left London.” When I first saw the article, I checked the web address. Is this really the kind of thing the BBC prints? The title itself is controversial. … Continue reading
With Valentines coming soon, many men are looking for the perfect gift for their sweethearts. But, some of history’s most noteworthy men spent the day without a sweetheart, and perhaps were too busy to even think about finding one. So … Continue reading
(A Republican fight against free trade and an out of control financial industry) Because Do you remember 1893-4 — the free soup houses, bank failures, thousands of men out of work and the bread line? Do you remember at this … Continue reading
On CNN, Timothy Stanely compared Bush Junior to Harry Truman. Both Presidents left office with low approval ratings, both supposedly fought what seemed like unpopular wars (Truman in Korea, Bush in Iraq), yet both had “a gentle, honest personality that … Continue reading
I often wonder why the so-called tea party keeps talking about “the past 100 years.” Do they see Woodrow Wilson’s election as the beginning of the downfall of America? Or are they still talking about William Howard Taft’s election, four … Continue reading
“I think Whitehall was even more indolent in replying to letters than it is now.” Says Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Henry Bellingham, Continue reading
11 May, 1812. Scourrier House (near Redruth) Cornwall. Mr Williams was in quite a state when he woke up his wife. Though the Williamses lived over 250 miles from the Houses of Parliament, Mr. Williams had a vivid vision, it … Continue reading