The rebellion of the Southern slave-owners, which brought on the Civil War, was a British Empire-sponsored insurrection. The British supplied the arms used by the anti-U.S. insurgents, and coordinated the Confederate secret service activities in North America and Europe. These expanded efforts continued the political and irregular military operations of the Scottish Rite which had been led by Quitman, and by Pike after Quitman’s death.
FBI files: Evidence Suggests Lincoln's Killer Survived, Comitted Suicide. John Wilkes Booth, aged 64. In the morgue at Enid, 11 Days after death and swollen from the poison he had taken. Download The Escape and Suicide of John Wilkes Booth in PDF here.
Joe Mahma, Impious Digest staff writer, stars in his first feature film set in 1960s Mexico. Here’s a clip from “We Hope You Don’t Speak Spanish.”
“The conventional wisdom these days — as heard on radio talk shows in Virginia, in town meetings in New Mexico, or from taxi drivers in Boston — is that Americans just don’t like the press. What do they think? Would you be surprised to learn that reporters are held in the same low regard as undertakers and insurance salesmen…. and only slightly higher than politicians?”