Monthly Archives: November 2010

People We Should Know #5 – Nigel Farage

     The western world is seeing a developing crisis that shows no identifiable end in sight.  Presumptively a crisis of economic stability, it is fundamentally a crisis of leaders and leadership. With the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and … Continue reading

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Play of the Year – Man Learns to Fly

     Every once in a while sport provides us with moments of awe of what humans are capable of. And what they are capable of sometimes exceeds the laws of physics. In a college football game on Saturday night, in-state rivals … Continue reading

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Roger Wilco

     The theater that is a modern rock band is always soap operatic, full of artistic idealism, ego, special collective inspiration, and messy divorces.  The rock band Wilco is a prime example of this, itself borne of a messy divorce … Continue reading

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People We Should Know #4 – Paul Ryan

     The 111th Congress recently elected and positioned to take office in January 2011 will seat potentially the most influential and powerful Wisconsin politician on the national stage ever and the most recognizable the since Senator  Joe McCarthy in the 1950’s … Continue reading

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A Divine Providence

     We are loathe in today’s society to attach any kind of religious connotation to our holidays for fear of derision from a societal modernist post religious view of celebration. Thanksgiving is about the food, Christmas about the gifts, and … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Masterpiece of Brevity

     November 19th was the 147th anniversary of the Gettysburg address, Abraham Lincoln’s masterpiece of perfectly structured  prose defining for all time the standard of speech writing and public rhetoric.  In a mere 272 words, Lincoln memorialized the heroes of … Continue reading

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A Year Later, the World Is Slowly Warming to the “Truth”

     It was a year ago that one of the great farces and premeditated frauds  perpetrated on civilized culture began to unravel, to the benefit of all that care in the least about human progress and individual freedom.   World leadership was preparing … Continue reading

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“Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Wall!”

      The month of November  is on the whole a gold mine of interesting events to a web blog that loves history as this one does, and no more stirring day exists to defenders of the ramparts of civilization than … Continue reading

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Armistice Day

     November 11, 2010 was celebrated as the Veteran’s Day holiday paying homage to all American soldiers who have served their country over the years, but is borne of a very specific event day referred to as Armistice Day.  On … Continue reading

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A Tea Party Rant from Arizona

    The Libertarian Party has never really achieved legislative force in the United States, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t a lot of adherents in the country to the principles of self determination and reduced governmental oversight.  The intensity … Continue reading

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