Civilisation has operated in two ways - To make one part of society more affluent and the other more wretched than would have been the lot of either in a natural state
There are Natural Rights and Civil Rights. Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
Where Our Power to Execute Our Natural Rights is Perfect, Government has No Legitimate Jurisdiction
When the Forces for War are Greater than the Forces for Peace   Then the World is in Danger
Politics is not a Dirty Word. It is a Way of Life. How is Your Way of Life Today ?

On This Day 20th Oct

  • 1942 “Durham Manifesto” calls for fundamental changes in race relations


  • 1603 Chinese uprising in Philippines fails after 23,000 killed


Event of Interest

1905 Russian Tsar Nicholas II allows the Poles to speak Polish to help quell the revolution in the Kingdom of Poland

End of World War I

1918 In order to secure an armistice, Germany agrees to further concessions
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  • 1926 Hurricane in Cuba, kills 600
  • 1930 British White Paper restricts Jews from buying Arab land
  • 1935 Anti-fascist People’s Front forms in Brussels

Event of Interest

1935 Communist forces end their Long March at Yan’an, in Shaanxi, China, bringing Mao Zedong to prominence

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao ZedongChinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong


Event of Interest

1944 US forces under General Douglas MacArthurreturn to the Philippines with the landing of the US 6th army on Leyte

US WWII General Douglas MacArthurUS WWII General
Douglas MacArthur

Event of Interest

1963 South Africa begins trial of Nelson Mandela & 8 others on conspiracy

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson MandelaAnti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela

Battle of Interest

2011 The former leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, and his son Moatassem Gaddafi are killed shortly after the battle of Sirte (2011) while in the custody of NTC fighters.

Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader Muammar GaddafiLibyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader
Muammar Gaddafi


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