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Capitalism, History Timeline, and Adam Smith

Dinner Topics for Tuesday

“Under capitalism everybody provides for their own needs by serving the needs of others.” ~Ludwig von Mises

Adam Smith Wealth of Nations…

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Truth

The History And Obsolescence of “Sprawl”

Every European that came to the “new world” was descended from an extended history of aristocratic governments. Peasants had long envied royalty and when Potosi silver brought about a new mercantile period in Europe that allowed for the development of a middle class, all of Europe dreamed of ascending a personal throne. 890 more words

A Nation of Laws Of Convenience

I love the short memories of American politicians as it relates to American history and current events. I remember hearing both Newt Gingrich and Glen Beck both attack President Obama for his Justice Department’s decision not to argue the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. 514 more words

Always Relatives- (Time-lines and American History)

It’s the Northern Cheyenne July 4th Powwow in Montana. Around the dance grounds flutter 20 American flags. (Hardly a hotbed of insurrection or separatism!) Four honor flags are raised and lowered every day in memory of Veterans. 353 more words

Birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low, founder of Girl Scouts

As a journalist, one of the first tricks I learned was to listen closely when people start to whisper.

This served me well at the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low yesterday. 179 more words

Essay

IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY--JUNE 21, 1968-CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE U.S.SUPREME COURT EARL WARREN ANNOUNCES HIS RETIREMENT

It was fifty years ago today- June 21, 1968- the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court announced his retirement. A week earlier he had gone to the White House to tell President Lyndon Johnson. 399 more words

History

Word Cloud: FABLES

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD

ONCE UPON A TIME, in a country so big that it stretched for many miles, all the way between two oceans, a woman wrote a poem. 2,482 more words

Poetry