Archive for the ‘History’ Category

Adams – Letters to Hamilton

August 18, 2017

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Two Founders fight over who will occupy the American Pantheon in historical novel   Click for link

 

 

Confederate Monuments Museum: How to Avoid the Taliban Syndrome

May 11, 2017

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Another piece of American history bites the dust – New Orleans dismantled another Confederate monument. (more…)

Questions for Wiretap Investigators

March 28, 2017

ihoovej001p1The ghost of J. Edgar Hoover must be smiling. The Surveillance State he helped found (more…)

Keep Up the Tweets,Mr. President

January 18, 2017

bird    Donald Trump is the first social media President. (more…)

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: Clinton Landslide and other Pipe Dreams

November 17, 2016

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Chidem Kurdas

All Governments lie but serious trouble comes when officials smoke the same hashish they give out. That was the maxim I.F. Stone arrived at after observing 20th century politics. (more…)

All Hail the American People

November 9, 2016

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I have to admit I did not think the people would be able to overcome the power of the political oligarchy, the immense amount of money backing the corrupt Clinton machine (more…)

Tulips and Technology

February 11, 2016

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Chidem Kurdas

Next month it will be 16 years since the (more…)

Rip van Winkle in Reguland

December 2, 2015

Chidem Kurdas

“Had Rip van Winkle gone to sleep in America circa 1900 (more…)

Master of the Mint vs. Folly

March 25, 2015

A major justification for the expansion of the (more…)

Persuasion versus Trading

March 17, 2015

Two distinct skill sets or abilities get confused (more…)