Tag Archives: World War I

World War 1 All Over Again

The same fools play the same game By Paul Craig Roberts via PaulCraigRoberts.org and LewRockwell.com. “If you reduce the lie to a scientific system put it on thick and heavy, and with great effort and sufficient finances scatter it all over the … Continue reading

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What if the Germans had won the first world war?

  And there is another story behind this one. None of this carnage could or would have ever happened without Woody Wilson’s two enablers–the Federal Income Tax and the Federal Reserve Banking System. — jtl, 419 With the war’s centenary … Continue reading

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The Christmas Truce of 1914

Written by  Kurt Hyde via The New American What if they called a war and peace broke out instead? That’s exactly what happened during the Christmas season of 1914 when the soldiers themselves called a truce and, had it not been for … Continue reading

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The Triumvirate of Modern Warfare

Written by Gary North via Tea Party Economist Three factors have made possible the modern world’s wars:  graduated taxation, the central bank, and the abolition of the gold coin  standard. The relationship between central banking and war has been known for … Continue reading

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Tests and Tiger Moms

by Thomas Sowell via Lew Rockwell.com New York City’s Stuyvesant High School is one of those all too rare public schools for intellectually outstanding students. Such students are often  bored to death in schools where the work is geared to the lowest common … Continue reading

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Rhett Butler: War Profiteer

Written by Gary North on The Tea Party Economist   “Frankly, Mr. Davis, I don’t give a damn.” These are the words that would have made Gone With the Wind far more meaningful to me. Instead of Rhett in a Yankee jail, … Continue reading

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