Category Archives: history

BBC NEWS History of WTC

To view this homage to the world trade towers please go to the following url http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-14634600

Handwriting History

Historians attributed authorship of the Declaration of Independence to Thomas Jefferson, despite the Second Continental Congress appointing Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston to aid in the writing of this document. Jefferson wrote the first draft from June 11 to June 28, after which John Adams and Benjamin Franklin revised the text. […]

Pattaya Walking Street 1987

I wish I had a time machine to go back to 1987. I was living in New York doing blow. I can’t even remember if I was working. Walking Street would have been so much fun. The one-way ticket to Thailand couldn’t have cost more than $600, but I got it together by 1990. I […]

The Difference of Three Days

According to the New Testament Yeshua bar Yosef was surrendered by the Hebrew legal council to the Roman Prefect of Judaea. The Sanhedrin accused the citizen of Galilee of the blasphemy of claiming to be the King of the Jews. Pontius Pilate concluded that the healer was innocent of these charges, however the Passover crowd […]

The Elegance of the Wampanoags

The Wampanoags were not the savages. The people of the dawn were near extinction from a bacterial infection carried the settlers and wars with the Micmacs and Pequots. Despite these calamities the natives living near the Plymouth supposedly helped the Pilgrims celebrated a good harvest in 1621. The event is poorly documented by the colonists, […]