War

Harry Browne (17 June 1933 – 2006) was an American politician, libertarian writer and public speaker, investment analyst and the author of more than twenty books and thousands of articles. In his 1995 book “Why Government Doesn’t Work” he wrote: “The politicians’ stirring phrases are meant to keep our eyes averted from the reality of… Read More War

Thomas More/1

Thomas More (7 February 1478 – 6 July 1535), was an English statesman, lawyer, and writer.In 1504 More was elected to parliament and years later he entered the king’s service and was knighted.Meanwhile, in 1516, he wrote his famous book Utopia, about an ideal republic in which institutions and policies were entirely governed by reason.Utopia… Read More Thomas More/1

Kissinger and Power

Henry Kissinger ~ born on 27 May 1923 “Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.” “Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.” “Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.” “Il potere è il massimo afrodisiaco.” “Beate le… Read More Kissinger and Power

Young William Pitt

William Pitt the Younger (1759 – 1806) was British Prime Minister during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars and helped to define and strengthen the office of the prime minister. He suffered an affliction typical of many people born into wealth and power: he was named after his father, so he was known as “William… Read More Young William Pitt