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  "Natural Born" [in regard to presidential candidates] was clearly defined in "The Law of Nations" by Emerich de Vattel, published in 1758 and relied on heavily by the framers of the Constitution. "Natural Born" was already legally-defined when the Co... read more

Benjamin Franklin was called a traitor for informing the people about the actions of its gov't

  Like Edward Snowden, Benjamin Franklin Was Called a Traitor For Informing the People About the Actions of its Government. In 1773, Benjamin Franklin leak... read more

The digital story of The Nativity

  YouTube - THE DIGITAL STORY OF THE NATIVITY. The Bible: The Epic Miniseries... read more

Ekaterina Dzhugashvili, Stalin's mother, History in an Hour

  And this, people, is why you shouldn't beat your child (any more than you have to) ... She [Stalin's mother] once asked her son, 'Joseph, what exactly are you now?' He replied, 'do you remember the Tsar? Well, I'm like a tsar.'... read more

Bureaucracy at its worst, legal argument at its best

  Part of rebuilding New Orleans caused residents often to be challenged with the task of tracing home titles back potentially hundreds of years.. With a community rich with history stretching back over two centuries, houses have been passed along thro... read more

Something to ponder

  Railroad tracks The US standard railroad gauge (distance between the rails) is 4 feet, 8.5 inches. That's an exceedingly odd number.Why was that gauge used? Because that's the way they built them in England, and English expatriates designed the US r... read more

San Francisco in 1906

  Things were a lot more freely-moving back then. And the kids seemed to be having fun. Reminds me of Russian traffic today, only they have slightly newer forms of transportation now. :) via ... read more

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