Center for Strategic Communication

Finance v. Malthus

[by Lynn C. Rees] Listening to episodes of The History of England Podcast umpteen times as I code Java, TypeScript, *, &tc., I’ve heard host David Crowther (a “bloke in a shed”) make the point umpteen times that the primary job of a king of occupied Britain was...

Preview declaration

[marked up by Lynn C. Rees] The States General of the United Provinces of the Low Countries, to all whom it may concern, do by these Presents send greeting: As it is apparent to all that a prince is constituted by God to be ruler of a people, to defend them from...

Today’s conventional wisdom yesterday

[found by Lynn C. Rees] Searching for items on Willard Sidney Kellett (1876-1962), my second cousin twice removed, I found this story in the Oshkosh Daily Northwestern, dateline December 23, 1940: My eyes drifted to this story on another bruising collision, found on...

For whom the bell Dengs, it Dengs for Lee

[rang by Lynn C. Rees] Elite mouthpiece Charlie Rose once asked former Singapore Prime Minister Lee “Harry” Kuan Yew which of the many, many, many, many world leaders he’d met in his long, long, long, long career he most admired. Lee chose Chairman of the Central...