Wednesday May 22, 2013
Today in 1863, the United States War Department ordained a specialized bureau for the purpose of the organization of black enlisted troops, The Bureau of Colored Troops.
The public more readily falls victim to the big lie than the small lie, since they themselves often tell small lies in little matters but would be ashamed to resort to large-scale falsehoods. —
AngryHateMusic | Let me begin my address with a confession. I make it sorrowfully and with self-disgust; but in the presence of great sacrifice we learn humility, and if my comrades could give their lives for their belief, why, let me give my pride. Yet I would not give it, for personal utterance is of trifling importance, were it not that I think at this particular season it will encourage those of our sympathizers whom the recent outburst of savagery may have disheartened, and perhaps lead some who are standing where I once stood to do as I did later.... - [More]Posted: May 5, 2013 in Articles, Recommended
EricPetersAutos.com | I’m going to say something that will undoubtedly cause me to lose some police officer friends. But I feel it needs to be said anyway. I’m willing to take the heat for it.... - [More]Posted: March 17, 2013 in Articles
Stefbot | How do we know when we have arrived at a conclusion that is true, that is valid? How do we know if a question is even answerable? By what methodology do we go step by step to be sure we arrive at a correct answer?... - [More]Posted: June 15, 2012 in Recommended, Videos
MarcStevens.net | This is another example from a government, this time from someone acting as the IRS, admitting the law is not what dictates their actions. It’s their own policy that governs, even in contravention of their own “law”. It’s a pretty accurate generalization that violent people have no tolerance of “laws” or principals of right and wrong.... - [More]Posted: March 26, 2012 in Videos