“The society that puts equality before freedom will end up with neither. The society that puts freedom before equality will end up with a great measure of both.” — Milton Friedman

How the Indians got the horse

The Coronado trail is well marked in present day New Mexico. It is the path followed by Coronado in the 1540s as he searched for...

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Pearl Harbor was a surprise all right — but it needn’t have been

From an article by Art Cashin at the Business Insider on December 10, 2015: On this day in 1941, the Imperial Japanese Naval Air Forces pulled off a...

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After 75 years, “Unknown” Pearl Harbor Sailor is now known

After 75 years as ‘unknown,’ Pearl Harbor hero’s remains rest with parents’ in Colorado Springs You may want to have the kleenex handy as you...

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I say yes to Harriet Tubman on the $20

Harriet Tubman was gun-toting abolitionist and a Republican. If she were alive today she would be a huge supporter of the 2nd Amendment and the right...

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The Modern Form of the Buffalo Jump

About 150 Yellowstone Buffalo Headed For Slaughter On Tuesday, instead of bison being chased off a steep prairie bluff, they were herded by mounted horsemen...

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The Day The Music Died

Fifty years ago today Rock and Roll icons Buddy Holly, 22, of Lubbock, Tex.; Ritchie Valens, 17, of Los Angeles; J.P. (Big Bopper) Richardson, 24,...

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The new religion of ancestor denunciation

It’s not a matter of using today’s standards to judge the people and artifacts of past history. By today’s standards most of our ancestors might...

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McDonald’s 1950s

My first job at age 15 was at one of these, exactly like this one. Back then the french fries were good. 1956 Ford Fairlane...

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More 1970s Nostalgia

To compliment the post just below in which I waxed a bit nostalgic on my fond memories of the 1970s, here are three short videos...

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The beginning of a new era?

Conservatives can take heart, if former Alaska legislator Fritz Pettyjohn is correct: We have five conviction candidates, Trump, Carson, Fiorina, Cruz, and Rubio. While we...

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Today in History

From Ricochet’s Daily Shot… On this day in 1066, Norman forces under William the Conqueror defeated Harold Godwinson at the Battle of Hastings. It was...

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Bishop Berkely at the New York Times

If a tree falls in the forest but nobody is there to see it and hear it, did it happen? Is the tree real? Bishop...

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