THE KENT STATE MASSACRE - 45 YEARS LATER PART II MAY 4, 1970 As the sun rose over the campus on Monday, May 4th, the National Guard remained on there in force. Initially a rally had been planned for noon that day, but Governor Rhodes had effectively banned the rally that was to be held with his statements of the previous day. Although he had never actually declared martial law, his promises to do so seemed to inflame the situation and the protest began to turn from a protest against the war to a protest against the presence of the National Guard. Confrontation was in the air and as the morning drew on the crowds began to gather.

THE KENT STATE MASSACRE- 45 YEARS LATER This may 4th will mark the 45th anniversary of the shooting of four unarmed students on the campus of Kent State University. On that fateful day National Guardsmen fired 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four students and wounding nine others, one of whom suffered permanent paralysis.

THE INCIDENT AT RUBY RIDGEIMG_0680 I'm going to do a series on an important event in American history, the incident at Ruby Ridge. I have wanted to do this for a couple of reasons, I believe that Ruby Ridge is a poster child for abusive governmental action, and it resulted in one of the finest closing arguments in the history of American jurisprudence.

THE OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING, TERRY NICHOLS, AND McALESTER OKLAHOMA - PART TWO. On March 2, 2004, Terry Wayne Nichols entered Courtroom No.1 at the Pittsburg County Courthouse. he was facing 160 counts of murder in the first degree, 160 counts of conspiracy to commit murder, aiding in the placing of a bomb against a public building, and one count of manslaughter over the death of an unborn child. He was also going to face the men and women who would potentially determine his fate for the first time.

THE OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBING, TERRY NICHOLS, AND McALESTER OKLAHOMA - PART ONE. On April 19, 1995 at 9:02 A.M. a truck bomb exploded outside of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. 168 men, women and children lost their lives; many more were injured; and our country was forever changed. This article comes twenty years after that tragic day.