Posts tagged: Neil Armstrong

Astronauts, Riots, and Pandemics: 2020 vs. 1969

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Written by Dr. Paul G. Kengor

In July 1969, three American astronauts landed on the moon. It wasn’t just a great technical triumph. It was a much-needed respite amid social and political chaos.

America was already beset by Vietnam and civil rights struggles. That summer of 1969, things got worse. The nation was shocked by news of a riot after a confrontation between gay rights activists and police outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village on June 28.… Continue Reading

Kicking Off More Contempt for America

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Written by Robert Knight

What is it with our ruling elites? How did they come to have so much disdain for America?  Some recent events have yet again brought this unfortunate situation to the surface.

Let’s start with Nike, the Portland, Oregon-based sportswear mega-company.  It did not become a Fortune 100 corporation by chance or careless management.

Debuting as Blue Ribbon Sports in 1964, the firm under Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight officially adopted the Nike name and the famous Swoosh logo in 1971.… Continue Reading