Monthly Archives: July 2014

Dinesh D’Souza’s “America”

Back in 1959, novelist Norman Mailer wrote “Advertisements for Myself”—a collection of essays and vignettes that was an autobiography of sorts. “America” is Dinesh D’Souza’s filmic advertisement for the USA. D’Souza was born in India. He’s been in this country … Continue reading

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The Children’s Crusade

The Children’s Crusade of 1212, was a disastrous effort by as many as 30,000 children to peacefully convert Muslims in the Holy Land to Christianity. You can well imagine how badly it ended for a disorganized and poorly led mob … Continue reading

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