Podcast: Benito Mussolini and the Rise of Fascism

We hear a great deal from politicians these days about the growing dangers of Fascism, or even just Socialism.  Political leaders throw the terms about as if the two were the same. Democratic Socialism is practiced successfully today by nearly every European Union country.  But what about Fascism?  It got its start a decade BEFORE Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, under Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. 

10 Nazi Propaganda Tricks Hitler Used to Sway the German People

To Listen to an Audio Podcast [Click Here] Outside of Germany during World War II, people around the globe were aghast at the profound deceitfulness of Nazi Party propaganda, the ridiculous exaggerations, the outright falsehoods, the astonishing acceptance of the German people. How on earth could intelligent, rational people have been convinced by all thatContinue reading “10 Nazi Propaganda Tricks Hitler Used to Sway the German People”

The Lost Amber Room – Russian Treasure and Nazi Plunder

When most people hear the word amber they might think about the popular Jurassic Park movies, where dinosaur DNA was discovered.  But the precious stone has been prized for centuries, most especially by the former Russian Empire. Their famous Amber Room was quite literally made with TONS of it.  After several back and forth “exchanges”Continue reading “The Lost Amber Room – Russian Treasure and Nazi Plunder”

The Forgotten Holocaust – The Tragic Armenian Genocide

Most know of the Jewish Holocaust, committed by Nazi Germany during World War II. But many are oblivious to Armenian Genocide, the 1st modern atrocity of the 20th century. It occurred 30 years earlier during World War I. In 1915, leaders of the Ottoman Empire began the systemic expulsion and extermination of Armenian Christians livingContinue reading “The Forgotten Holocaust – The Tragic Armenian Genocide”