American Revolution

American Revolution

Ideas Have Consequences

BUNKERVILLE | God, Guns and Guts Comrades! by Mustang Many people think of the American Revolution as a war.  It was that, but it was much more than that.  There would not have been a war, with all of its associated risks and penalties, were it not for the ...
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“AN EXTREMITY OF NOMINAL DEMOCRACY”

The Five Senses: Smell by Adriaen Brouwer [Circa 1631] Source: Wikipedia Barbara Tuchman was one of my two favorite historians, (the other is still alive). She published The First Salute in 1988, then died of a stroke early the next year, so this book was to have been her last salute. I ...
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The Mission Statement

Happy Independence Day, America! Nebraska Energy Observer by NEO 241 years ago a mission statement was issued. They didn’t use that fad term of course but, that’s exactly what it was. it was a mission statement for a revolution, indeed it was a mission statement for a whole series ...
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Diagramming Our First Revolution, The Redcoats are Coming Again

The War for Independence, the Revolutionary War, was not a spontaneous fire, set by a bolt of lightning. I don’t know how, or even if, school children are taught the story of America’s leap for freedom in 1776. I doubt there’s as much brass bands and fanfare in the ...
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The cult of personality

The cult of personality
By Sarge Last night a strange form of epiphany, a sudden intuitive leap of understanding, especially through an ordinary but striking occurrence, occurred for a friend of mine. It was startling and brilliant and extremely special for me because the epiphany noted was concerning something I’d been saying for ...
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Are the Truckers today’s Patrick Henry?

Are the Truckers today’s Patrick Henry?
This is no time for ceremony. The question before the House is one of awful moment to this country. For my own part, I consider it as nothing less than a question of freedom or slavery; and in proportion to the magnitude of the subject ought to be the ...
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Rick Santorum at CPAC

Rick Santorum at CPAC
Santorum at CPAC: President Obama Seeks to Exchange the ‘Why’ of the American Revolution for the ‘Why’ of the French Revolution Joel Griffith | Red Alert Politics     Former Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) delivered a somber, philosophical address to CPAC attendees Friday morning, covering everything from Hollywood to ...
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Another aging Communist re-emerges still preaching Revolution

Another aging Communist re-emerges still preaching Revolution
It’s becoming easier and easier to see why most  countries simply execute people who collaborate with their enemies and plot revolutions.     Believe it or not another subversive from the Vietnam Protest Days has reemerged from his rat hole. Like Bill Ayers, Bernadine Dohrn,  Naomi Jaffee and the others, Mike Golash ...
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