A Reading of the Declaration of Independence

On this day, 243 years ago, the United States declared independence from the British Empire. During 2003, Norman Lear and Rob Reiner produced a video made up of eight eight Oscar winners: Morgan Freeman, Benicio del Toro, Kathy Bates, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Spacey, Mel Gibson, Michael Douglas and Renee Zellweger along with three Oscar-nominated actors … Continue reading A Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Anti-Vaxxers Are A Very Old Problem

Kiona Smith, June 30, 2019, Forbes The American anti-vaccine movement is nothing new; it started in 1721, when people took to the streets of Boston to try and stop physician Zabdiel Boylston from inoculating people against smallpox. Imagine a major U.S. city with half its population too sick to get out of bed, desperately in … Continue reading Anti-Vaxxers Are A Very Old Problem

The Hypocrisy of the Left Over Equality

Victor Davis Hanson is an American classicist, military historian, columnist, and farmer. He has been a commentator on modern and ancient warfare and contemporary politics for National Review, The Washington Times and other media outlets. He is a professor emeritus of classics at California State University, Fresno, and is currently the Martin and Illie Anderson … Continue reading The Hypocrisy of the Left Over Equality

A Reading of the Declaration of Independence

During 2003, Norman Lear and Rob Reiner produced a video made up of eight eight Oscar winners, Morgan Freeman, Benicio del Toro, Kathy Bates, Whoopi Goldberg, Kevin Spacey, Mel Gibson, Michael Douglas & Renee Zellweger along with three Oscar-nominated actors - Edward Norton, Winona Ryder and Graham Greene join highly acclaimed actress Ming Na to … Continue reading A Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Kenneth Clark’s “Civilisation”

Kenneth Clark (1903-1983) was an distinguished British art historian and museum conservator. His most well-known work is the landmark thirteen episode BBC documentary series Civilisation: A Personal View that was broadcast on the network during 1969. While Clark focuses on his specialty, the visual arts, he also highlights the profound relation between art and religion … Continue reading Kenneth Clark’s “Civilisation”

The Climate Control Knob

Climate scientists believe that CO2 controls the Earth's climate. This is based on a fundamental misinterpretation of the relationship between CO2 and temperature in the historical record. In this video, author and scientist Tony Heller shows what the scientists are doing wrong, and presents a more plausible theory.

Happy 275th Birthday, Thomas Jefferson

Today is the 275th anniversary of the birthday of one of the greatest Presidents of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson was a true man of the Enlightenment whose beautiful articulations of liberty and independence laid the foundation for the United States of America. Below is a film about the life and legacy of the … Continue reading Happy 275th Birthday, Thomas Jefferson