History

Black Lives Matter Protesters Probably Never Heard of John Casor

John Casor

General Robert E. Lee’s statue is one of seven statues being moved off the mall at the UT-Austin campus (photo above) to an obscure location. Lee was a Confederate and, according to the complaints, he was a symbol of ‘white supremacy’. Lee, ironically, abhorred the institution of slavery. “There are few, I believe, in this enlightened…

The Assyrians

Ancient Assyria

by Joe David   To the casual historian, the Ancient Assyrians were savages who had turned war into a refined art. History books are replete with examples of them skinning, impaling, burning, and chopping off critical body parts of their enemies.[1] Reliefs discovered in their palaces echo such horrible acts of carnage, which they promoted…

American Flag Day – Tis the Star Spangled Banner

US Flag

Did you ever see the Movie “Not without my Daughter”? It is based on a true story about an American woman who marries an Iranian who convinces her and their daughter to visit his family in Iran. Once there, he refuses to let the daughter return to America. Sally Field, who plays the wife/mother, refuses to…

Matt Drudge Unleashes on Twitter About Secret, Largely Unread Trade Bill Giving Obama More Power

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If Republicans lose 2016, it can be traced to tonight’s trade deception. At least with Hillary we will get Sex, Drugs and Lawrence Welk… — MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) May 23, 2015 BOEHNER claims trade bill support from ‘farmers, manufacturers, small business owners’… HOW?? They have not read it pic.twitter.com/t1qVrchCFm — MATT DRUDGE (@DRUDGE) May 23,…

Today Is Patriot’s Day, Marking ‘the Shot Heard Round the World’

Battle of Lexington and Concord

John Singleton Copley’s portrait of Paul Revere Patriot’s Day (or Patriots’ Day) commemorates the battles of Lexington and Concord, which were fought near Boston in 1775. Patriot’s Day is annually celebrated on the third Monday of April. The first battles of the American Revolutionary War were fought on April 19, 1775. Paul Revere’s ride took place…