Evelyn Lenton of Rapid City will talk about her childhood memories of the Japanese in Occupied Philippines during World War II, along with her midwife mother and three brothers, in Manila. One brother, Arthur age 15, was taken off to harvest crops and was never seen again.Read more ›
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The vast majority of human action reflects the thoughts, beliefs, and feelings of the actor. There have always been and there will always be those whose actions are erratic or divorced from reality. The actions of this small minority are best ascribed to pathology not philosophy. For the rest of us, we think, therefore we are. What we think about today, we act upon tomorrow.Read more ›
In the PC climate of today, any correction or allusion to truth either dies in the face of cultural trends or is construed as bashing, hatred or some new phobia. It is the new byzantine way of saying, just shut up and go away.Read more ›
So how did America fall for the second oldest con in the world: “Give me your freedom and I’ll give you security?” Those who wished to gain power had no ideology or theology which inspired them. They only sought power for power’s sake. They espoused whatever populist themes gave them the broadest support.Read more ›
Jews have been living continuously in Jerusalem under successive alien occupations since they lost their ancient sovereignty in the city to the Romans in AD 70. But since the 1840s they have constituted the largest population in what is now Israel’s ancient and modern capital city.Read more ›
Contrary to the indoctrinated reality most people parrot as their own opinion or knowledge, a greater percentage of Republicans voted in favor of the Civil Rights Act than Democrats.Read more ›