Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Quote of the Month

Over at Taki's Magazine, writes Mr. Theodore Dalrymple:

Perhaps we should just accept that ours is not the age of the palace—equality is an ideal that is so universal nowadays that the very idea of a palace is anathema—and agree never to build one again anywhere. There could be international agreement on this, something akin to the treaty limiting the spread of nuclear weapons: the Non-Proliferation of Palaces Treaty.


Parliament Gets the Blame

John Roque's 1746 map, Palace of Westminster240 years ago today, the Continental Congress attacked parliamentary policy – not His Britannic Majesty.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Schiff Meets Bernanke

And more from Mr. Peter Schiff:

Sarajevo Assassination

A century and a year ago today, the assasination in Sarajevo took place.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Plaque of the Battle of Naseby370 years ago today (June 14 in the Julian Calendar), the Battle of Naseby took place.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Rand Paul and the Surveillance State

Not too long ago on Fox News:

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Peter Schiff and Mike Maloney...

On Gold:

Monday, June 15, 2015

General Washington

Benson J. Lossing & William Barritt: George Washington's birthplace (engraving) 1856A dozen score years ago today, George Washington was assigned commander of the rebel army.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Events this Summer

The Rockford Institute has a tradition of an annual summer school. This upcoming summer the institute is holding a summer school on the age of Homer. The summer school runs from July 7 to 11. It takes place in Rockford, Illinois. More information can be found here.

Another event takes place somewhere else in those United States, namely in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is the annual FreedomFest by Dr. Mark Skousen. This year it takes place at Planet Hollywood. It is scheduled to run July 8 through July 11. One of the most interesting elements at this year's FreedomFest is a mock trial against the Federal Reserve.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Norwegian Surrender

Norwegian Ground Campaign 194075 years ago today, the armed forces of the Kingdom of Norway surrendered to Nazi Germany.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Vienna 1815

Map of Europe agreed by the Congress of ViennaTwo centuries ago today, the Final Act of the Congress of Vienna was signed.

A Secretary of State Resigns

William Jennings BryanA century ago today, William Jennings Bryan, United States Secretary of State, resigned due to opposition against the President's fierce tone against Imperial Germany.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

The Return of a King

70 years ago today, His Majesty King Haakon VII returned to Oslo after 62 months.

A King Deposed

Coat of Arms of King Oscar II of Sweden and Norway
110 years ago today, the Parliament of the Kingdom of Norway moved to depose the King – Oscar II.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

At Huis Doorn

His Imperial Majesty Wilhelm II74 years ago today, Wilhelm II, German Emperor, passed away.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015