Heroes

July 2-18, 1937, 7/31/1937 – U. S. Navy Report of the Search for Amelia Earhart

On this day, eighty years ago, the plane flown by Amelia Earhart and her navigator, Frederick Noonan, was reported missing in middle of the Pacific Ocean somewhere near Howland Island, at which point the U. S. Navy began their search.  Report below: Today’s Document, National Archives “At 1100, 2 July, [Read More]

Education

Testing Tyranny, Part 3

By: Mike McDaniel    In the first article of this series–Education: Testing Tyranny, Part 1–I explained the incredible amount of time lost to mandatory, high-stakes testing (and other matters) each year.  In the second installment–Education: Testing Tyranny, Part 2–I focused on trends and damages caused by testing, particularly forcing mandatory [Read More]

Donald Trump

Mika and Don, A Shot in the Foot

Vassar Bushmills I’ve always said Trump needs a Ben Franklin in his board room and Newt Gingrich once again has proved that he’s the one, explaining Donald Trump exactly right…especially since he agrees with me in defining Donald Trump’s basic instincts. About President Trump’s now-famous tweet about Mika and Joe, [Read More]

Economics

Illinois Decided On Slow Death Instead Of A Quick Suicide.

Last week I went into detail regarding the dire condition of the State of Illinois’s finances and why they were likely to end up as the first U.S. state to declare bankruptcy.As recent developments show apparently the government of Illinois decided on slow death instead of a quick suicide. Let’s [Read More]

Donald Trump

CNN: Public Stupid

By: Mike McDaniel    On June 29, 2017 I reported on an investigation into unethical bias on the part of CNN, conducted by Project Veritas. James O’Keefe, the director of PV, sends people undercover to record what people would not say if they knew they were being recorded for public [Read More]