Monthly Archives: February 2014

Liberty Has Its Own Timetable

The Tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants – Thomas Jefferson On February 21th, diplomatic representatives of the European Union, the President of the Ukraine, leaders of Ukrainian opposition groups, … Continue reading

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El Pretendiente Is No Bolivar

On September 7th 1821, General Simon Bolivar stood astride a liberated land colossus of current day Venezuela, Columbia, Bolivia, Peru, Panama and northwest Brazil as President of the republic of Gran Columbia.  Born of the age of Enlightenment, and intensely … Continue reading

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Sports As Epic Story- The Kaiser in Kitzbuhel

The 2014 winter Olympics at Sochi has had its fair share of distractions somewhat obscuring the always interesting stories behind competitive sport.  Pictures of inadequate toilet facilities, rancid water, Olympic rings that don’t open  and overbearing Russian presidents have distracted … Continue reading

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People We Should Know – #25 Milt Rosenberg

     For almost 40 years, when most of the world had converted what is considered entertainment into a certain kind of superficial fluff, the Chicago radio station WGN stubbornly held on to an anachronistic concept of entertainment that was unavailable in almost every other forum.  From … Continue reading