Pericles’ Funeral Oration

The following speech was given by the famed Athenian Pericles after the first battle of the Peloponnesian War as recorded by Thucydides (c.460/455-c.399 BCE) in his Peloponnesian War,…



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The Declaration of Independence

When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another, and to assume among…



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Deus le Volt

It was a blustery autumn day in the year of our lord, 1095, when Pope Urban II called all of Christendom to a Crusade against Muslim encroachment in…



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A Den of Vipers

Andrew Jackson ~ Speech to Congress on July 10, 1832 A BANK of the United States is in many respects convenient for the Government and useful to the…



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The Possibility of Revolution

One year ago tonight I began my Florida speaking tour, which tour was titled, “The Possibility of Revolution.” This is still one of my proudest accomplishments – both…



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Enoch Powell’s Infamous Speech

What follows is Enoch Powell’s so-called ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech. This oddly prescient speech was delivered to a Conservative Association meeting in Birmingham (UK) on April 20, 1968….



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