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War: What is it Good for?

Absolutely Nothing! Edwin Starr got it absolutely right when he sang this song. The whole point of war is to depopulate the world. At the same time, it can be a useful tool to frighten the people into surrendering their … Continue reading

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History Lesson: Losing One’s Head

Charles I of England Executed Today in 1649 After his succession, Charles quarrelled with the Parliament of England, which sought to curb his royal prerogative. Charles believed in the divine right of kings and thought he could govern according to … Continue reading

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Did James Earl Ray Kill MLK Jr?

Or Was He Just the Patsy? We always breathe a collective sigh of relief when the ‘bad guys’ are caught after some atrocious event, such as the assassination of a prominent person. Such was the effect of James Earl Ray … Continue reading

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Other Points in Time: Titanic Hits Iceberg

The History RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK to New York City, US. The sinking of … Continue reading

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Angus Manse: a ghost story

Although I believe in a lot of ‘other worldly’ stuff, ghosts tend to be a bit too far out for me. But I have to admit to having a brush with one when I was 15 years of age. Let … Continue reading

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