Eve Of Destruction

“You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in their struggle for independence.”
by C.A. Beard


Today in 1879 – Chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific. It’s a big deal there. It wasn’t mentioned once in my public school education


Today in 1879 – Chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific. It’s a big deal there. It wasn’t mentioned once in my public school education


Today in 1933 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs Executive Order 6102 “forbidding the Hoarding of Gold Coin, Gold Bullion, and Gold Certificates” by U.S. citizens. You can’t have money unless WE say what ‘money’ is.