Category Archives: History

Thoughts on the Ukraine and President Putin (2014)

The vilification of Putin does not advance the interest of anyone but the bankers and oilmen who have (had) their greedy eyes on Ukrainian resources. Also the advancement of NATO into the Russian sphere of influence was a clear and … Continue reading

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A Strong Clear Vision / America at its best…

This film is offered to all Americans who doubt the nation’s future and to the core values that are truly the “American Experience” Please watch – you’ll be so glad you did.   Sorry / To be re-posted as I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Kennedy Assassination

Thoughts on the Kennedy Assassination.

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Thoughts on the Kennedy Assassination

There are no coincidences… Many people have taken another view on this terrible political murder, and what it did to the US psyche in 1963 and echoes down through our disgrace in 1975 Saigon, and right up to the election … Continue reading

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Thoughts on American Exceptionalism

Almost all of the Northern European nations, and including New Zealand and Australia have highly successful economies and fully embrace social progressiveness. Not the USA. Many of my conservative acquaintances hector me on exclusive attributes of the US way of … Continue reading

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist (Mohsin Hamid)

For Westerners, especially Americans, this book is a primer on Middle Eastern discontent. It is not a story rooted in religious delusion, but rather cultural incompatibility. This soliloquy (in the first person) expands on the life of a disaffected immigrant in … Continue reading

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Where Men Win Glory (Jon Krakauer)

Superb writing on a very difficult subject. Not only presenting Pat Tillman’s life with grace and dignity, Jon explores the lies and misdirection’s of the U.S.Army in this sad tragedy. He also illuminates the dark recesses of the Pakistani / Afghani sand pit … Continue reading

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FDR

It was Roosevelt’s lasting accomplishment that he found a middle ground between the unbridled laissez-faire of the ’20s and the brutal dictatorships of the ’30s. His conviction that a democratic government had a responsibility to help Americans in distress — not … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Americans on Gun Control

Engraved in NRA marble, the words,” The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed,” ignoring the crucial dependent clause of the Second Amendment: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free state,…” Without … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

So the argument goes on. Was the Hiroshima Bomb Necessary? The better question might be, was it effective? Many educated Americans and British say there is was some hidden agenda in the US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Permit us … Continue reading

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