An Al-Qaeda Sympathizer Worked for the IRS

Is anyone surprised by anything that happens at the IRS anymore? It seems that for the tax collection / brown shirt division of the executive branch, anything goes as long as you are not a conservative group that believes in…

This is how robotic public schools are becoming

When I taught high school, I remember an incident that showed me how institutionalized our students had become. Prominently featured in each classroom was a digital clock that was centrally networked so that all clocks were set to the same…

Why the Census is Important

By Joseph Every 10 years there is a census that is taken within the United States. However to truly understand the purpose of the census, one has to look into the census that was taken in Ancient Rome. During Ancient…

Duty to Country is a Deadly Business

By Frank Salvato I awoke to the news that 7 Marines and 4 Army soldiers went missing, all presumed dead, after a special operations training mission helicopter crashed not far from where I live; not far from the pristine beach…

Allahu Akbar Doesn’t Mean What You Think

Allahu akbar is probably the best known and least understood phrase in Islam, at least by Westerners that like to pretend they are partners with the “religion of peace.” Most people seem to think that it is religious praise or…

A Short Guide to the History of the Crimea

By Joseph During the early and Middle Ages, Crimea was invaded and occupied by the Huns, Khazars, and the Byzantine Empire. In the year 1475 the Ottoman Empire conquered the entire Crimean peninsula. Those living in Crimea struggled long and…