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VIDEO: President Dwight Eisenhower’s Farewell Address to the nation January 17, 1961

President Eisenhower’s 1961 farewell address, in which he warned of the “unwarranted influence” of the military-industrial complex and appealed for an “alert and knowledgeable citizenry” as the only force able to balance the contrasting demands of security and liberty in … Continue reading

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LIVE VIDEO: Failed Assisination Attempt on Bulgarian Leadership

  Ahmed Dogan, the leader of the Movement for Rights and Freedoms (MRF) in Bulgaria, has survived an assassination attempt during a speech after the assassin’s pistol failed to fire!

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U.S. President Ronald Reagan quotes Ibn Khaldun regarding Economic Growth

Ibn Khaldun on economic growth: “When civilization [population] increases, the available labor again increases. In turn, luxury again increases in correspondence with the increasing profit, and the customs and needs of luxury increase. Crafts are created to obtain luxury products. … Continue reading

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INFOGRAPHIC: U.S. & California Average Price/Gal of Gas

Historical Price Charts Feed Dynamic historical gas and crude oil chart showing the AVG U.S. & California Price of a Gallon of Gas. San Diego Historical Gas Price Charts Provided by GasBuddy.com https://greginsd.wordpress.com/ San Diego Historical Gas Price Charts Provided by GasBuddy.com

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A State of the Union Word Cloud for every U.S. President in History

State of the Union State of the Union (SOTU) provides access to the corpus of all the State of the Union addresses from 1790 to 2012. SOTU allows you to explore how specific words gain and lose prominence over time, … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: National Geographic Expose on America’s Doomsday Plan

It’s the government’s strategy for its darkest hours – developed years ago, but never used until 9/11 Working with the US Air Force, historians and security experts share what they know as this VIDEO REPORT goes inside America’s Doomsday Plans … Continue reading

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British jet-engine fighter commissioned by the Royal Air Force: the de Havilland DH.100 Vampire

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 De Havilland Vampire 100 Low Pass Rare De Havilland Vampire 100 FB.6 LN-17/LN-JET (ZK-P 337 squadron) low passes Kjeller Norway Piloted by Øivind Ellingsen. The de Havilland DH.100 Vampire was a British jet-engine fighter commissioned by the Royal Air … Continue reading

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President Theodore Roosevelt on immigration in 1907

Every nation has the right, indeed the obligation, to preserve its culture and heritage for future generations. Immigration, while an important consideration with respect to a countries growth should be monitored and effectively controlled. Even the father of American Progressivism, President … Continue reading

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A resurgent Russia (not a recycled Soviet Union) emerges that is stronger, more assertive, and probably increasingly more undemocratic than ever before

A resurgent Russia will not be a recycled Soviet Union, but rather a renewed Russia that is stronger, more assertive, and probably increasingly more undemocratic. Its human rights record will not be pleasant, and it will definitely not be a … Continue reading

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