Hitler vs. Stalin

Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, by Timothy Snyder Take your choice: Many Europeans, distressed by the nazification of Germany, looked hopefully to Moscow for an ally. Or: For some of the Germans and other Europeans who favored Hitler and his enterprise, the cruelty of Soviet policy seemed to be an argument for National Socialism. […]

Revisionist Reading

Against the State: An Anarcho-Capitalist Manifesto – Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. Effortless Healing: 9 Simple Ways to Sidestep Illness, Shed Excess Weight and Help Your Body Fix Itself – Joseph Mercola New Nation: A History of the United States During the Confederation, 1781-1789 – Merrill Jensen Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin – Timothy Snyder Progressivism: A Primer on the […]

What Determines Your World Outlook?

The late Simon Leys, the great Sinologist and literary essayist, once wrote a little essay on the first lines of novels. He was inspired to do so by having picked up G. K. Chesterton’s The Napoleon of Notting Hill in a second-hand bookshop and read its first words: ‘The human race, to which so many […]

To Subdue Rebellious Citizens

A massive U.S. military drill dubbed “Jade Helm 15” lists Texas, Utah, and part of California as “hostile” or “insurgent pocket” territory. The unclassified information about this drill is causing widespread alarm nationwide, with more than a few analysts suggesting it may be some sort of exercise practicing to impose martial law on Americans fed […]

Are We Ready?

If you were one of the 10 million air travellers shaking your fist at the departures board in April 2010, you will appreciate the fact that – even in this tectonically peaceful realm – we ignore volcanic threats at our peril. Despite being nothing to write home about in terms of size, the eruption from […]

Should I Buy My Dream Home Now?

Dear Fred, I am writing in response to your question, “Should I buy a bigger house now so that my adult children will have a place to stay when they come home to visit because interest rates are so attractive?” As you well know there has always been trouble in the world.  I have studied […]

The Fall of Tyranny

The Fall of Tyranny

Summary: Massive debt is sealing the fate of governments and central banks.  As the cards collapse, radical developments in diverse areas of technology, combined with free market entrepreneurship, will destroy and rebuild the existing social order. Trouble begins when bureaucracies replace free markets.  In the U.S., we find money, the lifeblood of the economy, resting […]

8 Common Plumbing Repairs


Plumbing projects can seem a bit daunting at first, but they really don’t have to be. Here are eight common plumbing repairs and replacements that you can do yourself, no experience necessary. We’ve talked before about home electrical projects you can handle on your own and now it’s time to tackle plumbing. The projects we’re […]

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