government does best!
"What George Washington did for us was to throw out the British, so
that we wouldn't have a fat, insensitive government running our
country. Nice try anyway, George."
-- D.J. on KSFO/KYA
Random Quotes on History
US History - Historical Text Archive
The Cuban Missile Crisis
The Inspector General's Survey of the Cuban Operation
After spending 36 years locked in a safe in the CIA director's office, this
highly critical report of the CIA's handling of the Bay of Pigs Invasion
was made public on February 22, 1998, after a two year Freedom of
Information Act effort by The National Security Archive at George
(discussed in the September 20, 1996 Scout
top secret report, officially known as _The Inspector General's Survey of
the Cuban Operation_, strongly criticizes the CIA for misinforming Kennedy
administration officials, poor planning and intelligence, treating rebel
leaders as "puppets," and conducting an overt military operation beyond
"Agency responsibility as well as Agency capability." Note that the report
is available as a series of large .zip files of scanned images. They may be
available as HTML files in the future.
On the Banning of Land Mines
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a
statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more
glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through
which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the
day, that is the highest of arts.
-- Henry David Thoreau, "Where I Live"
This is the full text of Henry David Thoreau's
It is well worth the read!
Libertarian Views on Money
Money without Government and Banks
Other Thoughts On Money
History of Money
A Brief History of the Internet
Brief History of Computers
The Declaration of Independence
The Consitution of the United States
UN Dclaration of Human Rights
The Library of Congress
War and its weapons
Ancient Egypt, the Pyramids,
the Sphynx, and Ancient Knowledge
Arab World in the Middle East and North Africa
A to Z of Camels
General Greek Resources
Hellas Home Page
Links to Ancient Greece
Antiquity: Latin, Greek, Hebraic, Patristic: Electronic Texts
The Classics at MIT
Detailed Chronology of Greek History
Greek Chronology with Links
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