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Finding righteous currents in turbulent times

Framing the Constitution

Political pundit and commentator Dick Morris delves into the history of our Constitution and its framers with some assistance from The Quartet, a book by Joseph Ellis detailing an unexpected story of the 13 colonies. While the American Revolution of 1776 freed the colonies from British rule and gave us our independence, it was the second revolution of 1787 that helped merge 13 sovereign nations–the colonies–into one coherent United States. Morris explains further in this historical edition of Dick Morris Reports.

Questions Left Unanswered

In 1920, legendary poet Robert Frost once asked in one of his works whether the world will end in fire or ice? Nearly 100 years later, physicists still can’t answer this question,although many theories abound. This is one of 10 mysterious questions that the planet’s most brilliant minds still quarrel over. Check out nine other scenarios in this edition of Top 10 Archive.

Once in a Lifetime Events

There are many events throughout human history that are tagged with the “once in a lifetime” moniker, most likely to never happen again. Among them was the last public execution in the United States. On August 14, 1936, black man Rainey Bethea was hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky, before a throng of 20,000 for raping a white woman. Public outrage over the manner of execution, which included numerous errors and a media circus, led the U.S. to abandon public executions. Tune in to this edition of Top Tenz for nine other events that we’ll most likely never see again.

When Humans Disappear

Since the dawn of creation, humans have had a powerful impact on our planet. But what would happen if we suddenly disappeared? AsapSCIENCE details the chaotic first few weeks to the tumultuous future when animals will once again rule the Earth.

New Deal Wasn’t a Save All

The notion today is that President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal worked, ending the Great Depression and rolling back unemployment. Political commentator Dick Morris says the New Deal had some merit, but some of its accolades were unfounded. Morris explains in this week’s history lesson on Dick Morris Reports.

How to Upload Your Brain

SciShow’s Hank Green tells us that uploading our brains might one day let us cheat death. Create an expanded lifetime, so to speak. The technology is a long way off, but researchers continue to close the gap. Green explains.

The Planet X Cover-Up

In 1983, scientists discovered a mysterious, planet-sized object at the edge of the solar system, menacingly moving toward Earth. Shortly thereafter, NASA denied the claim, only saying that its powerful telescopes and satellites had not detected any such object. The prevailing notion is the since-tagged Planet X is the cataclysmic object that may well end humanity as we know it, thus the silence of the government. Are we experiencing a major cover-up, or were the scientists mistaken. Watch the presentation by Alltime Conspiracies and judge for yourself.

Rickles Roasts Reagan

The lighter side of life makes a return on LOL in this hilarious roast of then Governor Ronald Reagan. Doing the honors was the Merchant of Venom himself, Don Rickles, as part of the Dean Martin Celebrity Roast series in September 1973.

A College Speech For the Ages

Most of us attend a small percentage of thousands of college commencement speeches given every year. But it’s certain they all have one theme in common, says nationally syndicated and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will. “They’re often collections of bromides and boring advice. Just once a commencement speaker should puncture the smug complacency and cloyne self-congratulation on campuses.” In this edition of Prager University, Will renders a funny, truthful and witty speech that every graduate should here.

Everything Has It’s Price

Donald Boudreux, professor of economics at George Mason University, tells us that the price of products on the market ensures that there is sufficient supply to our demands, even in times of scarcity. But who decides the price structure? Manufacturers and stores are a large part of the process, but Boudreux tells us in this edition of Learn Liberty that biggest factor in price determination is you, the consumer.

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