Tag: America

IF I WERE THE DEVIL ….

The following essay was first broadcast by legendary ABC Radio commentator Paul Harvey on this day in 1965: The speech has undergone a number of changes over the last fifty-two years, being reworked and edited by the author and others, but the adaptations I have published here …. are as close to the original as can […]

ANYONE WHO HAS A HEART….

On 28 April 2015, WORLD DAILY NEWS REPORT published an article titled “David Rockefeller’s Sixth Heart Transplant Successful at Age 99” that reported the billionaire had just undergone his sixth heart transplant. As Rockefeller Senior is widely believed to have the O Rhesus Negative Bloodtype, this news would have been of great interest to anyone […]

WEATHER OR NOT….

On March 16, 2016, The National Centers for Environmental Information,  (NOAA) published a chart showing weather data that had been collected during the last 37 years in order to demonstrate the ‘Land and ocean temperature departure from average’. In layman’s terms, the NOAA is attempting to show that a ‘Record Warmth’ across the globe (aided by […]

THE LEGEND OF STINGY JACK….

A TALE FOR ALL HALLOWS EVE…. One of most well-known traditions associated with Halloween, is the carving of pumpkin lanterns. Less well-known, however, is that this most common of Halloween crafts, has its roots firmly embedded in ancient Irish folklore. When Christianity reached the shores of Ireland, believed to be prior to the 5th Century, […]

OUTLAW HEROES #9….

The ninth in a series of real-life Outlaw heroes ‘Peerless’ Jim Driscoll (1880-1925) is still regarded as the finest proponent of the classical, upright boxing style, and a fighter who is almost always included in lists of the greatest fighters of all time. He was also one of the very best never to have won […]

OUTLAW HEROES #8….

  The eighth of a series of articles which recognises real-life Outlaw Heroes Albert Cashier was born Jennie Irene Hodgers in 1843. In 1862, Hodgers disguised herself as a man in order to enlist in the 95th Illinois Infantry Regiment using the name Albert Cashier. The 95th was under the command of General Ulysses S. […]

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