Today In The Past
479 BC – Greco-Persian Wars: Persian forces led by Mardonius are routed by Pausanias, the Spartan commander of the Greek army in the Battle of Plataea. Along the with the Greek victory on the same day in the Battle of Mycale, the Persian invasion of Greece is halted.
1585 – Duke van Parma’s troops occupy Antwerp
1667 – Earliest recorded hurricane in US (Jamestown…
Century of Enslavement: The History Of The Federal Reserve
Published on Jul 6, 2014
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What is the Federal Reserve system? How did it come into existence? Is it part of the federal government? How does it create money? Why is the public kept in the dark…
How Did America’s Police Departments Lose Loads Of Military-Issued Weapons?
” Haunting images of local police officials using military-issued equipment to quell protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have raised new concerns about the Pentagon’s controversial program to equip local and state police departments with military surplus weaponry.
The program, now under White House review, has…
IMF Chief Charged With ‘Negligence’ Over Graft Case
” IMF chief Christine Lagarde, one of the world’s most powerful women, announced Wednesday she had been charged with “negligence” over a multi-million-euro graft case relating to her time as French finance minister.
The shock announcement came a day after she was grilled for more than 15 hours by a special court in Paris that probes…
Letting The Cat Out Of The Bag On The Role Of Public Employee Unions
Illustration by Michael Ramirez
” Noam Scheiber makes a good case for the importance of the Wisconsin governor’s race at the New Republic. But the most interesting thing comes in what Scheiber, perhaps inadvertently, admits. Referring to the limitations on public employee union bargaining imposed by Governor Scott Walker
Duxbury Beach: Shark Spotted In Massachusetts Waters
” Like a scene from the movie “Jaws,” swimmers were ordered out of the water at the Duxbury town beach when a large shark was spotted near the shoreline.
Officials said the shark, which was tracked by a state police helicopter, was estimated to be about 15 feet in…
” All of a sudden, people have noticed that we are in trouble, and many are saying it isn’t the president’s fault. All the bad news, from Iraq to Ukraine, from Libya and Syria to the Mexican border, just seems to have happened: Obama was standing there, golfing or shaking hands with donors, and, like a burst of bad weather, the winds blew, the skies opened, and things went…
Hamptons Residents Shocked After Finding Ku Klux Klan Pamphlets
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” Some homeowners in the Hamptons are puzzled and angry after finding recruitment pamphlets for the Ku Klux Klan at their homes.
As CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan reported Tuesday, Fernando Alvarez said he found the fliers under his Hampton Bays door. His family was left wondering if they were targets of…
Poll: African Americans Think Race Relations Have Gotten Worse Since 2009
” Fewer African Americans say blacks and whites get along well today than felt that way in 2009, according to a new Pew Research Center/USA Today poll. From 2007 to 2009, the number of black respondents who said blacks and whites get along “very well” or “pretty well” increased seven percentage points, to 76…
Stunning Aerial Pictures Show Tens Of Thousands Stranded In The Desert At The Gates Of Burning Man
” Incredible pictures taken from the air show the astonishing number of people stranded in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert after rare heavy rains prevented them entering the site of the annual Burning Man festival.
By now it should resemble something from a post-apocalyptic Mad Max…
Is America A Police State? Marc Victor @ Casey Conference
Published on Aug 15, 2014
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