Month: January 2021

America’s Greatest Loss of Life on Water

On April 27, 1865, the United States experiences its worst maritime disaster in history. Mere weeks after the Civil War came to an end, the steamboat; Sultana exploded and sank in the Mississippi River, killing an estimated 1,200 to 1,800 Union prisoner of war soldiers who were released and on their way home.

Politicians Smiling but Deadly Psychopaths

Many potential politicians and high-flying business entrepreneurs imagine themselves to be well-heeled smooth-talking power brokers. Theirs will be a life of razor-sharp decision making in a highly charged competitive environment. It is necessary for those seeking a high position to be driven, unprincipled and without the burden of conscience or even an ideology other than as a front, a false flag.

Slovakia Republic Succeeds where Trump Failed

The Republic of Slovakia, one of the powerful Visegrad Group of nations and hostile to Brussels, has successfully drained the nation’s swamp. Top-ranking officials have been removed from office or arrested in Slovakian Prime Minister Igor Matovič’s anti-corruption drive in the small Central-Eastern European country.

Why Medieval Europeans Slept Inside Boxes

For much of human history, privacy during bedtime was an alien concept. Many poor families lived in small houses, where there was only one or two rooms, the larger of which functioned as bedroom and living room both shared by every occupant of the house, including any guests. Even in large houses and palaces, it was not uncommon for servants to sleep in the same room as the master’s. When King Henry V bedded Catherine of Valois, writes Bill Bryson in At Home, both his steward and chamberlain were present in the room. In such circumstances, bed curtains provided a little privacy. But if you wanted true privacy, you had to sleep in a box bed.

Moscow Mocks the West’s Shamocracy

US President Donald Trump was blocked on all major platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, which permanently suspended his account. Ironically, the North Korean style banishment was the result of a ‘Stop the Steal’ demonstration when over one million Americans protested at the scale of election fraud in the United States.