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  • Do You Have the Necessary Forms? by John Rayburn 2/7/2015 8:42:40 PM
    With the deadline time to pay income taxes virtually just around the corner, do you know when the U.S. had its first income taxes? Probably not, unless you’re a history buff. So, I’ve been doing my homework and I have the whole story for yo... more

  • It's Said Hitler Thought Kilroy Was a Spy by John Rayburn 1/25/2015 5:13:32 PM
    This blog is a chapter from my e-book, "The Spirit of America: Stories to Recognize the History, Humor and Heritage of Our National Culture." Whew, how's that for a long title? One of the most prevalent images in World War II... more

  • Emissary’s 1963 Discussions With Castro Illuminate Motives Of JFK’s Killers by Tim Fleming 12/30/2014 8:20:51 AM
    The New Republic recently reprinted a riveting article written by journalist Jean Daniel describing his conversations with Fidel Castro the very week of JFK’s assassination. Daniel had been sent to Cuba on a secret mission at the behest of President ... more

  • 22nd by Robert A. Mills 11/22/2014 5:43:49 PM
    Stephen Grover Cleveland was the first (and only) President of the United States we have ever had who served two non-sequential terms as president—the 22nd and 24th--interrupted once by Benjamin Harrison, a Republican, as the 23rd.. Clevelan... more

  • My Battle against Hitler by Ann K Frailey 11/19/2014 3:58:52 AM
    The book, My Battle against Hitler: Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich by Dietrich Von Hildebrand, translated and edited by John Henry Crosby with John F. Crosby is one of the most interesting and inspirational works I have e... more

  • Black History: Break the Silence Congo Week 2014 by Zhana Books 10/30/2014 4:08:55 AM
    In the 19th century, under the rule of King Leopold II, Congolese people were enslaved, forced to work in their own country, which had been turned into the king's private estate, and mutilated when they failed to meet the quotas that had been set for... more

  • Why Black History Matters Part 2 by Zhana Books 10/30/2014 4:04:50 AM
    Further to what I said in Part 1, I think there are two main benefits to gaining knowledge about our history. ... more

  • Why Black History Matters by Zhana Books 10/27/2014 4:26:38 AM
    As October is Black History Month/African Heritage Month in the UK, I have been posting lots of Black history events - even more than usual - on Nurture Success Events. ... more

  • U.S Boots On The Ground by Bill Flynn 9/11/2014 8:52:41 AM
    Boots on the ground or blood in the sand?... more

  • BIRDS by Robert A. Mills 9/6/2014 8:02:08 AM
    My good wife reminded me yesterday that I had met and interviewed her in her dressing room at the Town and Country Dinner Theater many years ago — the comedienne/chanteuse Joan Rivers. She had passed away a couple days ago, and I had completely forg... more

  • USSR by Robert A. Mills 8/16/2014 6:44:52 AM
    An American named Lewis Carpenter was hired earlier the last century to teach English at a school near the town of Poprad in the region formerly known as Czechoslovakia in central Europe. Carpenter was from a little Bohemian village called Fr... more

  • HANDS by Robert A. Mills 8/9/2014 6:28:41 AM
    I have often been compared to a, say Doris Kerns Goodwin, for my enthusiasm for study and knowledge of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln (let me hasten with the admission I don’t even have the credentials to wipe her pens clean); and if no mention ... more

  • Black People in the First World War by Zhana Books 8/5/2014 3:13:40 AM
    As in so many areas, the history of Black people in the First World War is often marginalised, neglected or ignored. The First World War changed the identity of African Americans. ... more

  • BICHON by Robert A. Mills 7/30/2014 7:54:06 AM
    Sam is an animal we will never forget. A Bichon Frise (bee-shon freh-zay, accents on the ‘SHON’ and ‘ZAY’) that will always have a home — and plenty to eat — so long as there are hearts that beat. This is the story of the day he was acquired — Satu... more

  • The moonwalk 1968 by Lucille 7/25/2014 8:54:01 AM
    Slightly late but faithfully marked... more

  • The past was once someone's present... by Kalikiano Kalei 7/22/2014 4:42:09 PM
    A few thoughts on historical reenactment and the human tendency to be unsatisfied with the present realities of an imperfect world, choosing instead to dwell in the past (so to speak). The present is always beset with difficulties, so it is ... more

  • Koch Family Exposed As John Birchers And JFK Haters by Tim Fleming 7/11/2014 7:09:32 AM
    If you watched, as I did, the glut of JFK assassination documentaries this past November, you must have wondered why none of them built the case for a conspiracy, despite a mountain of evidence indicating that JFK was murdered by a secret cabal ... more

  • FAME by Robert A. Mills 7/2/2014 8:38:37 AM
    Kathy Whitmore, an LPGA Hall of Famer, called me up when she was in town with a couple buddies a week or so ago. “Who is this?” I asked. “Kathy Whitmore.” I was told. “Oh. You must want my wife. She’s at 770-***-****. This is 770... more

  • Flying the LCAP Way and Killing JFK by Tim Fleming 6/28/2014 10:43:30 AM
    One of the overlooked elements of the plot to kill JFK was the unusual number of Louisiana Civil Air Patrol graduates in the 1950s who had ties to the assassination. This article explores LCAP's sinister ties to the CIA and the murder of President K... more

  • SONG OF TRAHLYTA by Melody D Scott 6/10/2014 12:07:27 PM
    Many who live in North Georgia, may still not be aware of the Legend of Trahlyta. Trahlyta was a Cherokee woman whose tragic tale is told in this poem translated to English. She lived above Lumpkin County in the mountains. At the ... more

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