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The Rabbit Hole: Politics & Prose

May 24, 2019

In history, there are certain characters who seem to be able to bend fate around them, who can seize all power despite coming from more humble beginnings. Why are these people often seen as monsters? Why is it that history attempts to portray them as something other than a product of their time and circumstance?  And...

May 10, 2019

In this episode of Liberty Nation's The Rabbit Hole: Politics & Prose, we look at Caesar's decision to begin the war against Rome by crossing the Rubicon. What drove him to that fateful decision? Are we in a similar predicament today? And what can each of us do to make a difference in this politically-charged world?

Apr 26, 2019

The story of the underdog, the small rising up over the strong, the few and far between times that one man, or group of men, survive against all the odds, against fate itself. What is it about these stories that leave us with a breath held in our chests, and why do we identify so readily with those in the supposedly...

Apr 19, 2019

The Mueller report in all its decadent glory revealed to be an exoneration? The gnashing of teeth and the wailing of discontent as they realize two years of conspiracy pedaling may be about to end. What can we learn from the Thracian gladiator Spartacus about how power repeatedly fails to recognize genuine uprisings as...

Apr 14, 2019

Do the fates decide when to put the right person in place? Who are history’s most notable examples of the right man at the right time? Are we witnessing the creation of modern legends right now, today? And what leads people to rise to the occasion when no one else can?