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The Radical Evolution of the NRA – Brief History of the National Rifle Association

Over the decades, the NRA has become a powerful political force in American politics. However, the group’s beginnings were humble, and the goals of the organization have significantly changed over time. Some feel the NRA has become a more radical organization than it needs to be where gun laws are concerned. Naturally, NRA members would wholly disagree with this. There is no question, however, that the NRA is one of the most powerful lobbies in politics. How did … [Read more...]

Khrushchev: Courageous Or A Failure

As Soviet General Secretary Nikita Khrushchev told his advisor, Anastas Mikoyan, on the 13th of October, 1964 (the day before a Communist Party-lead coup ousted him from power): “Now everything is different. The fear’s gone. That’s my contribution.” These words from the man himself show just how wide-ranging and deep his reforms of the 1950s and 1960s were – but many historians have insisted that Khrushchev should be remembered as a … [Read more...]