America: A Land Without Truth

It has been 17 days since a four-year study of the collapse of World Trade Center Building 7 by civil engineers was made available to the media.  The study concluded that fire was not the cause of the collapse of the 47-story building.  The study also concluded that “the collapse of WTC 7 was a […]

Socialism Is Destroying America

Leave it to the left-wing (i.e., statist liberals) to point out, indirectly, that the right-wing (conservatives and Republicans) are as devoted to socialism as leftists are. The point is well made in an article by Tim Butterworth, a former Democratic Party legislator in New Hampshire. The title of the article pretty much says it all: […]

The Libertarian Difference

How different are libertarians from liberals and conservatives? Quite different. Liberals tend to think that libertarians are conservatives. Conservatives tend to think that libertarians are liberals. Libertarians tend to think that liberals and conservatives are equally authoritarians. I have heard something similar to this before, but never gave it much thought. I think that there […]

21st Century Politics

This process referred to by Nietzsche is the process of one class gaining power, money, and control over another. This is the goal of the political class and those who run for high office. For those few elected who do not aspire to this goal initially, they soon succumb to the irresistible lust for power […]

The Founding Of America

Colony Name Year Founded Founded By Virginia 1607 London Company Massachusetts 1620 John Endicott and John Winthrop New Hampshire 1623 John Mason Maryland 1634 Lord Baltimore Connecticut 1635 Thomas Hooker Rhode Island 1636 Roger Williams Delaware 1638 Peter Minuit and New Sweden Company North Carolina 1653 Virginians South Carolina 1663 Eight Nobles with a Royal […]

Camp Butler Prisoner of War Camp

Camp Butler was located 5.5 miles east of Springfield, Illinois. It was a military instruction camp that was converted into a prison. The camp, named after William Butler (Illinois state treasurer), became a P.O.W. facility one day after Camp Douglas was established. The prison consisted of 3 separate compounds, totaling 40 acres, used for troop […]

Independence?

Once upon a time, some of the people of this country had independence from rule and they had freedom. That state of liberty began to deteriorate almost immediately after it began, and has all but disappeared over this country’s history. Today, even Orwell would have great difficulty in identifying the scope of the inconceivable tyranny […]