Posts Tagged ‘History’

October 3rd, 2013 - 10:45 pm § in Politics

Oct 3, Anniversary of reunification of Germany

Reunification of Germany On the 3rd of October, 1990 German re-unification became official. The date was designated as a national holiday by Chancellor Helmut Kohl.   In 1989, a re-unified Germany seemed a long way off, although demonstrations were already taking…[...]

March 21st, 2013 - 10:25 pm § in Uncategorized

Voters Rights Day

It was on this day in 1965 that thousands of marchers, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., left Selma, Alabama, headed to Montgomery, to protest the disenfranchisement of African-American voters. They had attempted the march twice before, earlier in the month, but the first time they had been badly b[...]

November 26th, 2012 - 10:58 pm § in Uncategorized

Job’s First Video


October 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 am § in Politics

Anniversary of German Reunification: Mr. Gorbachev, Keep That Wall Where it Belongs!

Thatcher vs. Reagan Reagan’s performance at the Berlin wall was a historic (if histrionic) event.  His lady friend and Britsh soul mate, however, had other ideas.  In the Reagan era, most people thought the Germanies could not be reunified. Erich Honecker, President of the German “Demo[...]

April 8th, 2012 - 8:15 am § in Christianity, Jews, Religion


Pornography is only part of the story of these two pictures. Blake Gopnik To my Christian-trained eyes, there’s huge pathos in these images, regardless of the monster they show. Since the Middle Ages at least, Western image-making has had the sight of greatness, cast down and bloodied, right at it[...]

March 18th, 2012 - 6:16 am § in Jews, Religion, Science

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: Finding the lost tribe

The Book of Genesis has instilled wonder for 3,000 years, now it has been superseded by our ability to read the Deity’s own writing ……. Researchers Reconstructing Genome of Extinct Human Population Using 1000 Genomes Data By Andrea Anderson    EXCERPTS MONTREAL (GenomeWeb New[...]

January 18th, 2012 - 12:09 pm § in Uncategorized

Dec 18: A Horse Story

from My Cultural Landscape On December 18, 1994, Eliette Brunel-Deschamps, Christian Hillaire, and Jean-Marie Chauvet began to explore a cave in southern France that revealed a stunning collection of wall paintings by prehistoric man. Subsequently named in honor of one of the three explorers, the [...]

January 3rd, 2012 - 12:19 pm § in Uncategorized

Online Course in Military Design, Free!

Military Arts 321 (prerequ. Computer Assisted Design 201, Military History 120, Photoshop XXX, Highest Royal Security Clearance Required, level 7) Learn how to design weapons for the next war. Course begins with a review of the advanced military concepts developed by the Germans in WWII. For all the[...]

November 25th, 2011 - 9:48 am § in America, Politics, Schools & Colleges

Taking Money Back to 1492

Back in the day, Spain was awesomely rich! All Ferdinand and Isabella needed to do was to sends ships to America, pick up some gold and few slaves, bring the stuff back and … MONEY!!! Having expelled the smart folks … the Jews and Muslims, the triumphant Spanish Chrsitians, figured this [...]

November 18th, 2011 - 12:20 am § in America, Religion

Good Reads by Andrew Sullivan

Worth a view.[...]