Monday, April 01, 2013

The Truth About the Red Car Lines of Southern California

Perhaps you grew up in Southern California and heard stories about the Red Car street car lines that used to run there. Or, maybe you saw Who Framed Roger Rabbit? and wondered about how true it's presentation is of the Red Car lines. Well, this is a decent place to start that gives a reference to with detail.

Monday, March 25, 2013

What Eleanor Roosevelt said when asked why Franklin Didn't Order the Rail Lines to the Camps to be Bombed

Sadly it was apparently a matter of domestic politics: anti-Semitism in key quarters held him back.

See here. Eleanor and Churchill kept asking him to do something but he kept saying "Later", when victory was  closer to hand. He didn't live to see that point, though.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Some Surprising Gilbert and Sullivan to Get Started Again


One of the fellow members of the Churchill Book Club spurred me to get started on this again, and also jested about our organizer returning again to our meeting after saying he was going, as did one of the characters in, was it The Pirates of Penzance? Anyway, after coming across this video it seemed evident that it was time to begin posting again. +Kathryn Drake this may interest you.

h/t to Gary North

Friday, August 28, 2009

A Fine Essay by a Reagan Biographer that Whets Your Appetite for the Rest of His Work

The second and final volume of The Age Of Reagan has been published. The essay is worth a nice slow reading.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Sunday, August 09, 2009

Steven Crowder on Canadian Health Care

Steven Crowder of Pajamas TV (PJTV) goes undercover to report on Canadian Health Care here.

Friday, August 07, 2009

The Democrats Change Strategy on ObamaCare

The new strategy is spelled out in a memo from the leadership of the House Democrats to their members that is summarized here. It's intended to be a game-changer.

A main point: stigmatize the insurance companies. In the new order they will be at best public utilities, a means for standing up a system of government health care.