Thursday, October 1, 2020

Tag: history

One of the books that didn't make it into the New Testament was The Gospel of the Ebionites. The Ebionites were a group of early Jewish Christians scattered throughout the Mediterranean. Most early Christians broke away from...
Recently I wrote a review of an audiobook on the Donner Party. I grew up in Waterbury Ct. Later, I moved to South Carolina. Hence, when I started trucking 23 years ago, I had no concept of...
I've always been fascinated by the Donner Party. Hence, I was interested in learning more about it. However, this presented a little bit of a challenge. Many of the accounts of their ill fated migration are not...
Before there was a western book genre, there were the "Blood and Thunder" dime novels. The star of many of these fictitious works was Kit Carson. Hence, what better name for a historical look at this legend...
As a trucker, I'm always driving by interesting places. Sometimes I get to stop and visit. Recently, I visited the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. Across the street from the arch, on Dred Scott Way is the...
There is no punctuation mark in the title for the book. Author Daniel Walker Howe published it this way. It could be a question mark or an exclamation point. He left it to the reader to decide....
This is Part 2 in a 5 part series called "The New Republican Party". In it we look at the transformation of the Republican Party. Part 1 looks at the circumstances leading to the rise of the...
This is the first article in a 5 part series that I'm calling "The New Republican Party". In it, I will try to explain the massive shift in the Republican Party and how it left some of...

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