Monthly Archives: November 2011

William Bradford and John Winthrop: Pilgrim and Puritan

“If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday.” ~Pearl Buck THE AMERICA THAT WAS The thing I like about early American history, the Colonial Period, is simplicity and aestheticism. I like their architecture, their Cape Cod houses, … Continue reading

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48th Anniversary of JFK Assassination

“Assassination’s the fastest way.” ~Molière I remember this date the way I remember birthdays: the anniversary of the JFK assassination. A defining moment for my generation. I was never star-struck with the Kennedys the way that some people are now—I … Continue reading

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The Future of Money—and How It Impacts You

“The financial system as we know it is completely untenable, and there are gonna be big changes.” ~Dr Nathan Hagens Economics is not my field. I write as a layman. I do not watch much TV. When I do have opportunity … Continue reading

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The Duggars and the Myth of Overpopulation

Debunking the Debunkers “Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” ~Hans Christian Anderson The idea of overpopulation came up the other day when I was watching the Duggars, a TLC-TV program I rarely … Continue reading

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Pontiac’s Rebellion*

USA Guest Writer Willard W Glazier “A long time ago this land belonged to our fathers; but when I go up to the river, I see camps of soldiers on its banks. These soldiers cut down my timber, they kill … Continue reading

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The Toledo War or How Michigan Came to Have the Upper Peninsula*

USA Guest Writer Willard W Glazier “What is this you call property? It cannot be the earth, for the land is our mother, nourishing all her children, beasts, birds, fish and all men. The woods, the streams, everything on it … Continue reading

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