How the West Was Won

Western Wagons They went with axe and rifle, when the trail was still to blaze, They went with wife and children, in the prairie-schooner days, With banjo and with frying pan—Susanna, don’t you cry! For I’m off to California to

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Our Will Be Done

  “Quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat“     My favorite living historian Victor Davis Hanson has a brilliant post on the rot that infects the West:   Sanctuary cities illustrate how progressive doctrine can by itself nullify the rule

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Lost Moral Compass

Yes, it’s true… and I don’t ask for forgiveness… not anymore. With thee, heresy has come to eden. John Rhys-Davis (Vasco Rodrigues)-Shogun I have been a fan of the work of actor John Rhys-Davies since I viewed his over the top performance

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Sagebrush Rebellion II

A perennial issue in the West is the amount of land owned by the federal government and the Clive Bundy confrontation, go here to read all about it, has brought it to the fore:   There’s a modern tea party political

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Sister Blandina and the Original Billy the Kid

Rose Marie Segale was born on January 23, 1850 in the small village of Cicagna in Italy.  When she was four she and her family moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, part of the initial wave of immigration from Italy to America. 

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