Category Archives: Current Events

A Thought for the Fourth of July

One of the great purposes of constitutions in Republics and Democracies is to protect the rights of minorities. The U.S. Constitution has done an admirable job of doing that. For over 200 years, in a world filled with ethnic cleansing, … Continue reading

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The Five Reasons for the Collapse of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

The British Historian Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) was no fan of the Christian faith, but his History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is still worthy of being read, particularly because of his insights into the reasons for the collapse … Continue reading

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Himmler Proposes a Toast

Meanwhile, in a drawing room in Berlin in Late September, 1939… Himmler: “Gentlemen, let us raise our glasses and toast the capture of Warsaw!” Goering: “And let us not forget the brave pilots of the Luftwaffe who…” (A staff officer … Continue reading

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