Saturday, July 12, 2014

What are the costs of our conflicts?

Duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr by J. Mund

Check out Roy Benevidez from the Vietnam era. He was a real life John Rambo. 

    The U.S. invasions into Canada were not a success in terms of immediate land acquizition. They did, however, make it difficult enough for the British to give up helping the formation of an Indian State. 

    Hamilton was in several duels. His son was killed three years earlier. Some say this affected him emotionally and impacted his perfmance against Burr. 

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014

    Beliefs, Greed, and Freedom in "Our Land"

    What an interesting day in history. Here is a thousand years that starts with the Western World beating it's chest ... all the way to the U.S. evolution of Western dominance taking steps to socially mend the wounds inflicted by arrogant choices and overweening greed, rampant in the second half of the Twentieth Century.