Millennial History

By Steve Jackson

Final Jeopardy?

Answer: 434 federal agencies. Question: What is killing democracy in America?      I used to laugh at the “democratic “ elections in the now-defunct CCCP i.e. the old Soviet Union. Their Presidential elections mirrored ours with a slate of candidates from which to choose. Only one problem: They were only selected from the Communist […]

US Lifestyle at Risk

President Biden insists he won’t negotiate a deal to limit future government spending in exchange for hiking the debt limit. But Biden’s out of touch. A staggering 86% of registered voters polled say Democrats should agree to negotiate, including nearly 50% of his own party. A majority call Biden’s spending “ loose and reckless “ […]

Black History Month

 On January 31, 1865, the US House of Representatives passed the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery in the United States. In 1864, an amendment abolishing slavery had passed the US Senate but died in the  House as Democrats rallied in the name of states’ rights to own slaves. President Abraham Lincoln preferred that […]

Recycling Myths?

This blog is largely a reprint of an article written by long-time libertarian and contrarian consumer advocate John Stossel who has hosted the TV show 20/20 as well as working for ABC,CBS and Fox News Network      For decades, we’ve been told: Recycle! Recycling paper and cardboard does save trees. Recycling aluminum does save […]

The Plastic Flying Saucer

On January 23, 1957, machines at the Wham-O toy company rolled out the first batch of aerodynamic plastic disks—now known to fans all over the world as Frisbees.        The story of the Frisbee began in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where William Frisbie opened the Frisbie Pie Company in 1871. Students from nearby universities would […]

The Pineapple State

On January 17, 1893, a group of American sugar planters led by Sanford Ballard Dole, the founder of the Dole Pineapple Corporation, overthrew the Hawaiian monarch Queen Liliuokalani and established a new provincial government in Hawaii. The coup was supported by John L. Stevens, the U.S. minister to Hawaii, and the U.S. Marines from the […]

The WOKE demolition of the college

 ‘Get Woke, go broke.” It’s a phrase people coined to describe the failure of Hollywood’s recent politics- drenched efforts at blockbuster films, from which viewers stayed away from in droves. But now it applies to another field: higher education. College and graduate degrees were comparatively rare before about 1970. People could be quite successful without […]

He Played with Fire

Goodness gracious! Rock’s Roll icon Jerry Lee Lewis recently passed away in his Mississippi home at the age of 87. The “ Great Balls of Fire” rock and country icon had been dealing with health issues lately, according to a Facebook post on his official page. The October 19 post read” On Sunday, Jerry Lee […]


New York University fired Maitland Jones Jr. because his organic chemistry course was “too hard” for his students. The man wrote the textbook on the subject, now in its fifth edition, and had been a star professor at Princeton. He went out of his way to tape lectures, at his own expense, to mitigate some […]

All Things Christmas

The religious significance of candy canes: One myth about the candy cane was that it was a less a simple sweet than a way to pay homage to God.The white color supposedly represented purity and the red the blood of Christ with the peppermint included due to its mentions in the Old Testament. The candy’s […]