Politics

Writing to the Interests of the State

Writing to the Interests of the State

Shortly after Adolf Hitler took power in Germany in 1933 his Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, a vicious anti-Semite, assembled 300 Berlin journalists to instruct them on the Nazi’s new National Press Law. From that point on the journalists would have to be a licensed member of Goebbels’ newly formed Reichsverband der Deutschen Presse (press […]

Heh, I’m pretty sure Oswald was a Marxist

I was ten the day Kennedy was assassinated. I remember the day and following days clearly. I was in fifth grade at a Catholic school when the Mother Superior came on the public address system (know to us the PA!). She informed us what happened and our teacher dragged out the TV and turned it […]

Poison Gas and Syria

Recently I toured the National Museum of World War One in Kansas City, Missouri. It was a grim reminder that poison gas was first used in the conflict to break the trench warfare stalemate. This link to Wiki shows the interesting and tragic use of poison gas during that war and what it meant in […]

Soldier’s Manual – Charles Payne – Townhall Finance Conservative Columnists and Financial Commentary – Page 1

I know next to nothing about art in general let alone Renaissance Art and a German artist by the name of Durer. So, I found this article both informative and intriguing as Mr. Payne connects the Renaissance art to modern times. Excellent piece of writing. Soldier’s Manual – Charles Payne – Townhall Finance Conservative Columnists […]

I am not a dictator, yet.

President Obama has said a few times that he is not a dictator. Yet he shares some similarities with dictators of the past. The link will take you to my thoughts on the subject. The Cult of Personality and the Accomplice Media.

Link to New {other} Blog

Church, State, Faith and Culture I’ve started another blog titled above to better categorize my interests.  Check it out if it appears to interest you.

Lesson from History-Selling Stalin and the use of Image Propaganda

On June 22nd 1941 Nazi Germany invaded the Communist Soviet Union. Prior to that date the two dictatorships were in alliance. In 1939 they had divided Poland between them and most of the western democracies would have viewed both dictatorships as evil aggressors. That changed on June 22nd 1941 on the premise of the enemy […]