Blog Posts - Aaron Burr


JFK+50:  Volume 6, No. 2006BURR AND HAMILTON FACE OFF IN DUEL TO THE DEATHWeehawken, New Jersey (JFK+50) A long time personal and political feud between former Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton* and Vice-President ...
by JFK+50 on Jul 11, 2016

The Great Slumbering

Even in days of secular education—I am a product of public education throughout my childhood—Jonathan Edwards is a name that still retains recognition among many Americans. Perhaps best remembered for his sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Ang...


Religion and politics. It’s difficult to get over the wisdom instilled in your earliest years, and I was one of those who learned that religion and politics always cause potential friction in polite conversation. They are both, however, very import...

Thoughts in a Cemetery

Being distinguished, indeed, getting noticed, is increasingly difficult to accomplish. When you read a lot of history, you realize that anyone who managed to write coherently in the past few centuries seldom had difficulty getting a publisher, for in...

Anachronism, Stupidity and Futility

Certain of the more self-righteous and, I think, tiresome students (and professors?) at some institutions of higher education in our Glorious Republic, who evidently are not preoccupied by their studies, have taken to demanding that the names and sta...
by I, Ciceronianus; causidicus on Nov 30, 2015


WWII BEGAN 75 YEARS AGO TODAYWielun, Poland  (JFK+50) The Second World War began seventy-five years ago today, September 1, 1939, with Germany's attack on Poland.The invasion began at 04:40 when Adolf Hitler's Luftwaffe made a bombing raid...
by JFK+50 on Sep 1, 2014

Burr vs. Hamilton

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by Our Daily Train on Dec 20, 2013

Photo of the Week: One If By Land, Two If By Sea, New York, NY

This week’s photo is of the restaurant One If By Land, Two If By Sea, one of New York City’s most famous allegedly haunted places. Located in the West Village and originally built in 1767 as a carriage house, it was purchased by an aspiri...
by The Occult Section on Aug 25, 2013


July 11, 2013 ALEXANDER HAMILTON SHOT IN DUEL WITH AARON BURR 209 YEARS AGO TODAY Weehawken, New Jersey (JFK+50) A long time personal and political feud between former Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton* and Vice-President Aaron Burr** w...
by JFK+50 on Jul 11, 2013

Photo of the Week: Morris-Jumel Mansion, New York City, NY

This week’s photo features the oldest house in Manhattan, the Morris-Jumel Mansion. Built in 1765 by Roger Morris, the mansion was used as a temporary headquarters for General George Washington after he and his army were forced to flee Brooklyn...
by The Occult Section on Dec 9, 2012

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