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Those who do not remember the past . . .

The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice. – Mark Twain Who writes the history books now, and what do they have to say about the Iraq war? This was the question in my mind after … Continue reading

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What If The Navy Went On Strike?

Prompted by the contentious political battle now playing out in Wisconsin between state government and the teachers’ union I now submit a question that is sure to be controversial.  What would happen to the condition of schools in Wisconsin, or … Continue reading

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Religious Freedom in America, or Why School History Books Stink

There was a massacre of an entire wagon train, about 120 Christian men, women and children on 9/11.  The “Mountain Meadows Massacre” was committed in 1857 by Christians of a different sect, Mormons.  This might seem bizarre, but historically speaking … Continue reading

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