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Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, separated by heavy wire screen as they leave U.S. Court House after being found guilty by jury, 1951 (Photo credit: Roger Higgins)

Remembering the the Rosenberg Treason

Today, June 19, marks the 59th anniversary of the execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg for committing treason. For those who may not recall, specifically, the Rosenbergs were found guilty of engaging in espionage, and divulging the nation’s nuclear secrets to the Soviet Union. Their decision and that of other traitors still endangers not just American lives — but now the lives of every single person on this planet. The genie’s out of the bottle on nuclear proliferation.

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I Call Upon America to Be More Careful

I Call Upon America to Be More Careful

“Man has forgotten God, that is why this has happened” was Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s response when questioned about the decline of modern culture. This echoed another Russian author, Dostoevsky, in whose book, The Brothers Karamazov, the character Ivan Karamazov contended that if there is no God, “everything is permitted.”

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Owens’ Law of Oscillating Pyramids

Owens’ Law of Oscillating Pyramids

At the time of the American Revolution, there was no direct taxation. There was instead taxes on various transactions which in total added up to a miniscule percentage of their income. Today, for many it is now over 50%. How much corn are we willing to give to those we don’t trust to do things we don’t want? How long can this continue?

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