Napoleon, Rothschild, and Unintended Consequences

During the conquests of Napoleon Bonaparte, intermittent war raged between France and Britain for over twenty years.  One of the major difficulties faced by Great Britain during those years was the issue of supplying resources to troops spread out in battlefields throughout the continent.  Faraway merchants were reluctant to accept …

Namecalling and Political Dialogue

A disturbing phenomenon seems to be creeping into the national political dialogue with increasing frequency, and in the process undermining intelligent debate.  My personal experience is that more and more liberals, outspoken about their opinions, shut down completely when presented with evidence contrary to what they’ve always believed.  It’s as …