Tag Archives: history

Rodney King and his place in American history


The death of Rodney King on Sunday by drowning was the dramatic ending to a life that is made for TV. In an interview with CNN to remember 20 years after the Rodney King beating was telling; he acknowledged his constant fight with alcohol and drug additions, but what really […]

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The education cycle and how it affects the growing poverty rate


Education is the most important aspect of a person’s life, without education the window of opportunity is very slime. President Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” programs went into effect in the ’60s to curb the inequality in the education system. This started with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of […]

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What kind of capitalism is good for America?


The year was 1945. Two forces merged to beat the biggest threat in the world, fascism or Nazi Germany. The forces which joined together were communism and capitalism. In today’s world this would seem to be an impossible mix of ideologies because of the fall out during the “Cold War.” […]

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The speech that changed the United States of America…thanks Martin Luther King


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This video by Ron Paul is very damaging to the Romney campaign, if he survive these attacks then he’ll be battle ready


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Michele Bachmann ends her campaign for president, now lets get serious about the republican presidential race


I must say, I’ll give Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn) credit. She knows when to stop campaigning. I don’t think she was willing to continue her campaign past Iowa. She is from Iowa and she know this was her last stop if she didn’t win. The million dollar question is who […]

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The Justice Department settlement with Bank of America and the effect on the housing market


Lately, every time I turn on the news or read an article it’s about Bank of America. BOA over the last few months has seen a downward trend in the stock market. A month ago Bank of America was threatening to raise ATM fees to help raise money they lost […]

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Candidate Kennedy explains why his catholic faith is not a threat to this country.


In the 1960 presidential election against VP Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy religious believes was a major problem for him. At the time, citizens in this country was very wary of voting for a catholic. The believe at the time was people who believed in the catholic faith was a […]

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This isn’t your grandmothers generation, marriage rate is at an all time low and dropping


In today’s America, the word marriage is scaring the Jesus out of kids. Marriage was once considered the most important thing one could do, but after the 2008 recession, marriage is considered an afterthought. For a so-called “Christian Nation,” staying together seems to be a thing of the past. Thanks […]

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We will never forget 12/7/1941, this is a day to remind us that we must stand together to stop evil!!!


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#OWS take over of foreclosed homes would make Danial Shay proud.


It looks like the American people has picked up their history books and have taken the page out on this new idea, to occupy foreclosed homes. Yesterday, occupy wallstreet turned into occupy homes in more than two dozen cities. The majority of these home were foreclosed on b/c of corporate […]

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Is the Tea Party the modern day KKK??


Yeah, I was bold enough to ask this question.  The modern-day media owned by corporation will not ask this question but the question must be asked, is the Tea Party the modern-day KKK?  Why would I ask this question, well let’s say I studied history and I’ve seen this pattern […]

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The “Obama Doctrine” appears to be working!!!


When Obama announced military intervention against Libya’s leader Moammar Gadhafi, everyone inside the US borders was mumbling “not another war.” How could we pay for another military intervention when we have troop of 130,000+ in Iraq and Afghanistan? Also, why waste more treasure on another foreign country when our economy […]

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Palin, a history professor?


Last week Palin was at it again, changing history as we know it. In a stop in Boston Mrs. Palin was caught on TV saying: “[Revere] warned the British that they weren’t going to be taking away our arms, by ringing those bells and making sure as he was riding […]

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No Photo Mr. President?


As for today (May 4, 2011), the Obama Administration has decided not to release the photo of the deceased Bin Laden.  Why this decision?  Well, the argument goes a little like this; they want to protect children from nightmarish  pictures of a person shot in the head. They don’t want […]

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