"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.

The functions of every government have propensities to command at will the liberty and property of their constituents.

There is no safe deposit for these but with the people themselves; nor can they be safe with them without information. Where the press is free, and every man able to read, all is safe." -- Thomas Jefferson

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During WWII, opposing troops came up with many ideas on how to slow or disable fast-moving tanks.

One of these ideas was to design obstacles to immobilize tanks by lifting their treads off the ground from below. These traps, called Dragon's Teeth, were first used in WWII, predominantly in Europe.

Sixty Years On, Why the Kennedy Assassination Still Matters MikeRivero Fri, 06/09/2023 - 14:05

June 10, 2023 marks the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s famous commencement address at Washington, D.C.’s American University. This speech—among JFK’s finest—laid out a vision of how to save America and humanity from the mutually-assured destruction that would come from nuclear confrontation with the Soviet Union.