The Communist Hoax

Oh those awful Communists and their Communism!!! Many generations of Americans and Europeans have grown up hearing about the ‘Reds’ or ‘Commies’ and their goal to rule the world. The ‘Cold War’ was all about the battle between the Capitalist Western nations and the Communist nations with a particular emphasis on The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). Once the … Continue reading

Gun Control

“The most common estimate [for the first use of guns] has been the late 13th Century, probably about 1360. The who and what is irrelevant, except to point out that the first “gonnes” were little more than metal vases. In fact, the first name for a gun was “vase.     Of course, human ingenuity being what it is, that … Continue reading