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Posts on 07/19/17

Luis Terrazas, World`s Greatest Rancher; on "Benevolent Dictators"

(Richard Hancock, USA, 07/19/17 4:24 am) To answer John E's question, Luis Terraza's biographer Mark Wasserman didn't mention the rancher's mistreatment of Indians, including Apaches. He focused on the monopoly that the ...

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Federer`s Wimbledon Victory

(David A. Westbrook, USA, 07/19/17 4:01 am) It's not often, or ever, I request a WAIS post. But I was hoping to read a David Duggan's response to Roger Federer taking 2 of the 4 grand slams. Inspiration to us all. JE ...

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Posts on 07/18/17

Schemolians and Smackers; from Gary Moore

(John Eipper, USA, 07/18/17 9:07 am) Gary Moore writes: Flash! Schemolians advance in trading against Smackers. JE comments:  For those of you scratching your heads, the Schemolian ($&cen ...

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Italy`s City-States and the Rise of Capitalism

(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 07/18/17 7:16 am) Commenting on the very interesting post of Francesco Ramirez, 17 July, our esteemed moderator refers to the Italian city states, such as Genoa and Venice, as the ideal breeding grounds for capitalism. ...

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Genesis of Capitalism

(Timothy Brown, USA, 07/18/17 4:29 am) If the genesis of capitalism dates back only to Marx, what was it before it existed? (See Luciano Dondero, 16 July.) Personally, I find that trying to count how many angels can dance on the head ...

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My Brushes with History: Truman, Reagan, Bush, Kerry

(Timothy Ashby, South Africa, 07/18/17 3:25 am) I've had quite a few brushes with history over the years (although none of them were as "gruff" as my Monty encounter). I've met five past, present and future presidents, start ...

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Posts on 07/17/17

Lonnie Hammargren`s Castillo del Sol

(Edward Jajko, USA, 07/17/17 5:13 pm) For more on Castillo del Sol (see Tim Brown, 17 July): http://www.atlasobscura.com JE comments:  Why have I never before come across the ...

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Pellicani`s Take on Capitalism

(Francisco Ramirez, USA, 07/17/17 3:09 pm) The key to Pellicani's argument is that the medieval market cities were able to inject elements of rationality and dynamism into a stagnant feudal world only after they gained complete political a ...

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Luis Terrazas, World`s Greatest Rancher

(Richard Hancock, USA, 07/17/17 12:46 pm) I have decided to give a talk on Luis Terrazas at the next annual meeting of the West Texas Historical Association to be held in San Angelo, Texas, in April of 2018. Héctor Chávez-Bar ...

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Consuls Professional and Honorary; Lonnie Hammargren

(Timothy Brown, USA, 07/17/17 9:36 am) As I remember from long-ago experiences, in the United States as in most other countries, there are two recognized types of Consuls, professional and Honorary. In the US both are officially reco ...

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