(Enrique Torner, USA, 07/01/20 4:58 pm)
On the night of June 30-July 1, 1520, Hernan Cortés' Spanish troops, together with Tlaxcalans troops, suffered a terrible defeat against the Aztecs at Tenochtitlan, despite the fact that th
(Francisco Ramirez, USA, 07/01/20 5:02 am)
Need I say more?
JE comments: Perhaps more ne
(Vincent Littrell, USA, 07/01/20 3:58 am)
I was perusing the Internet this morning and found that a post I wrote for WAIS back on June 18, 2019 about Professor Louis Venters's book No Jim Crow Church was discovered by the author.
(Paul Levine, Denmark, 06/30/20 9:02 am)
BBC reports today: "Flu virus with 'pandemic potential' found in China."
Have the Chinese done it again? A colleague in China writes: "Most probably yes."
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 06/30/20 3:59 am)
Answering the question from our esteemed moderator, the so-called De Courten Plan to save Istria from Tito takes its name from the Minister of the Navy of the Kingdom of the South, Admiral Raffaele de
(Enrique Torner, USA, 06/29/20 2:21 pm)
I am so glad Gary Moore appreciated the David Pike lecture I posted on June 28th. David gave the same lecture at our university (Minnesota State), but it was accidentally not recorded, so I was elated
(John Eipper, USA, 06/29/20 6:04 am)
Gary Moore writes:
Well, I've now spent much of my Sunday sitting spellbound before the computer and listening, in awe, to the eloquence, erudition and insight of
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 06/29/20 4:34 am)
One of the few things I continue to appreciate from President Trump is his apparent policy of military disengagements (with some shocking exceptions) all over the world.
I believe military str
(David A. Westbrook, USA, 06/29/20 3:49 am)
The punchbowl metaphor (see Tor Guimaraes, June 27th) is ancient in central banking. It has been attributed to a speech given in 1955 by then Fed Chair William McChesney Martin, who himself cred
(Patrick Mears, Germany, 06/28/20 6:43 am)
One fascinating personality I have come across in my research for my genealogy project is Father Robert W. Haire, a Roman Catholic priest born in Freedom Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan. Later, H