25 Years After Fall of Berlin Wall, New Threats to Our Freedom

 

 

Sen. Ted Cruz The Daily Signal 11/09/2014

Twenty-five years ago today, the world changed when the seemingly impenetrable wall between East and West Germany was torn down by a people determined to break the stranglehold of totalitarian communism…

…In 1987, Ronald Reagan stood in front of the grim barrier that had been […]

Thousands of Berlin Wall Documents Declassified

Historians: Docs reveal struggle and resolve of the human spirit for freedom

Daniel Wiser The Washington Free Beacon 1/14/2014

Thousands of newly declassified documents about the Berlin Wall reveal the struggle and resolve of the human spirit for freedom, archivists and historians said on Tuesday.

The National Archives’ National Declassification Center (NDC) has released 11,000 […]

Why Ronald Reagan towers above Barack Obama as a world leader

Nile Gardiner The Telegraph [UK] 12 June 2012

Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher: standing up to the Evil Empire

 

…In so many respects Reagan’s firm leadership in the 1980s towers over that of Barack Obama today. It would be hard to imagine President Obama delivering an address with the power and moral […]

25 Years Ago Today

Andy Ace of Spades HQ 6/12/2012

A blink of an eye in the grand scheme of things, but it sure seems like a long time ago …

Go to Ace of Spades HQ for video of the entire speech.

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Everything You Remember About the 1990s is Wrong

Nicholas Carlson Business Insider 6/10/2012

As we deal with an under-employment crises that refuses to go away, the 1990s are now remembered as an age of prosperity that only got out of hand in a tech bubble at the end of the decade.

But that’s not what happened at all.

Peter Thiel – the billionaire […]

A century of world history from 1911 to 2011 summed up in 10 minutes of YouTube clips

Ted Thornhill Daily Mail [UK] 3rd January 2012

It’s a great way to brush up on your history – but some may find parts a bit depressing.

YouTube user derDon1234 has squashed 100 years of world events from 1911 to 2011 into a 10-minute clip using authentic footage.

It charts some of our greatest achievements, […]