Fritz Hollings of S.Carolina


Ernest F. Hollings, who served 38 years in the United States Senate as a So Carolina Democrat died on Saturday, April 6th , 2019 at his home in Isle of Palms, S.C. He was 97. His former press secretary, Andy Brack, confirmed his death. Progressed Hollings to day of demise the Personal Fritz Senator Hollings…

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Update: Julian Assange arrested: Transit Charts for Arrest and Court dates


Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno   After seven years holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Julian Assange was arrested by U.K. authorities on Thursday, on charges of failing to surrender to the courts and also on a U.S. extradition warrant. Footage of the arrest was dramatic:  a struggling white haired man dragged bodily into…

Wessex in America


The AFA does wessex The AFA -- American Federation of Astrologers based in Tempe, Arizona -- is now distributing Wessex books and paraphernalia. (Call the AFA, 480-838-1751 for particulars if you are desirious of wholesale prices.) In the meantime....all titles for non-members are 20% while AFA members get 30% discount. Discounts will be given when…

Treaty of Versailles, twice


April 7, 2019, marks the hundredth anniversary of Article 231 of the Treaty of Versailles — the infamous war-guilt clause. Although the treaty was not signed until June 28, the Supreme Council approved the notorious article on April 7, 1919. The authors were John Maynard Keynes, & John Foster Dulles. The Allied and Associated Governments…

Tamerlane the Merciless


Tamerlane, who is known in Uzbekistan as Amir Timur, or Timur the Great, but Tamerlane was from the epithet of Timur the Lame.  He was one of history's greatest and cruelest conquerors. His Turkish and Mongol army is said to have killed 17 million men, women and children in his 14th-century rampage across Asia from…

Quantrill’s Raid on Larryville


William Clarke Quantrill was a Confederate captain during the American Civil War. He was the Confederate version of General William Tecumseh Sherman who is renowned for his burning and pillaging non-military supporters. It is hard to say which man invented the scorched earth policy, but historians seems to favour Quantrill over Sherman because of the Lawrence KS…

Democratic Senator Birch E Bayh


Sen Birch Bayh was the legislative shepherd of the 25th Amendment, passed by Congress in 1965 and ratified in 1967, that provided for filling a vacancy in the office of vice president and, crucially, for the declaration by Cabinet officials and Congress of a sitting president’s incapacity to discharge his duties. Two presidents have temporarily…