In 1945, as the Second World War ended, the economy of the United States entered the worst economic depression in its history (although 2020 may surpass it). In the first year of this depression, real Gross Domestic Product shrank by 4 percent, and in 1946 real GDP dropped by 20.6 percent. Not only was this…Read More 1946: The Greatest Depression in US History (prior to 2020)
France, for centuries the most formidable military power in Europe, was utterly obliterated by a German invasion in 1940. In six weeks, 90,000 soldiers fell to blitzkrieg attacks across and around their lines. After the fall of Paris, the Germans would setup a puppet government, from the town of Vichy, while a government-in-exile resisted from…Read More France post WWII – Cold War DOCUMENTARY
This is the story of how I got almost half of the countries of the world to send me their flag for free. I had a small flag collection. Nothing impressive. Just a handful of tiny flags – mostly a couple of souvenirs from a few different trips, and I wanted to extend my collection…Read More How I asked EVERY countrys embassy for flags [119 packages]
The first flags in what is now the American state of Arizona were those of the Spanish that explored, settled, and traded there. The area became part of an independent Mexico when that country gained its independence from Spain in 1821. Most of the land was surrendered by Mexico to the United States at the…Read More Arizona’s Flag and its Story
– Why does staying home save lives? You wouldn’t think that it would, who are you harming going out and having a drink with friends? It turns out that you staying home slows how fast the virus can transmit through the population. And that means it takes more time for the virus to reach an…Read More Stay home during the COVID-19 to protect yourself and your community.
The world has officially entered into a fifth age of fighter plane design, and the leap in technology between 4th and 5th generation fighters is so steep, that any adversary that isn’t able to keep up risks losing an air war before it even begins. Make no mistake, 4th generation and even 4.5th generation fighters…Read More United States F-35 vs Russian Sukhoi Su-57 – Which Would Win?
The Justice Department (DOJ) campaign to counter the Chinese Communist Party’s multifaceted onslaught on U.S. interests has ramped up to an unprecedented level, according to government officials and documents. As of last month, the FBI was conducting roughly 1,000 investigations into China’s attempted theft of trade secrets, just one of many fronts in the communist…Read More DOJ Battle Against Chinese Regime Reaches Historic Scale
It’s the early 1980s, and over the skies of the American heartland, Soviet and Cuban paratroopers begin to fall from the sky. In minutes thousands of communist invaders have gained a foothold in the very heart of America, and with World War III in full swing, it’s up to a band of plucky teenagers to…Read More Could The US Defend From An Invasion of the Homeland
Welcome back to the world according to Briggs, I am Briggs and let’s talk about everyone’s favorite subject states that suck do you live in a state that sucks do you live in a state that’s considered subpar backwards or just plain dysfunctional well if you’re not sure keep watching your state probably on the…Read More Top 10 Worst States for 2020
What is going on everyone? Welcome back to the world according to Briggs and the final installment of all 50 states ranked by their official nickname we’ve gotten to the best of the best these are the most fitting well thought out and sometimes just plain cool nicknames we’ve had some that are named after…Read More All 50 States Ranked. Nicknames