Perspective of time and age on history

Wreckage of the airship Hindenburg continues to burn on the ground at Lakehurst Air Base in New Jersey   I was typically scrolling through my Twitter feed this afternoon when a news blurb caught my eye. It was a picture of the Hindenburg with a headline reading that the last survivor of that disaster had … Continue reading Perspective of time and age on history

America, the Last Best Hope

  If your child attends an American public school that teaches them a U.S. history course, take a look some time at their text book. Assuming you are someone who actually believes that the teaching of this subject matters, you just might be shocked. For decades now, many American educational systems have been moving away … Continue reading America, the Last Best Hope

Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

  I recently returned to my first love in reading topics: history and biography. While fiction can be extremely enjoyable, especially when done well, I have always found the true, non-fiction stories of real people and events much more interesting. That return to true history results here in my latest book review. For the first … Continue reading Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates

2017 American of the Year: Donald Trump

  It's hard to imagine any first-year American President having to cope with partisan trials such as Donald Trump was forced to endure in office during 2017. Trump was sworn-in back in January as the first-ever President of the United States to not previously have been an elected politician or serve in the American military … Continue reading 2017 American of the Year: Donald Trump