Posted October 11, 2017 4:53 pm by Comments

By John Farnam

King Obama

By John Farnam

Even today, we see attempts on the part of the world’s self-proclaimed elitists (who ought to know better) to immortalize themselves by appending their names to undertakings, such as “Obamacare,” ad nauseam.
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Ft Collins, CO –-(Ammoland.com)- Names and Reputations:

“Character is much easier kept than ‘recovered’” ~ Thomas Paine

Among most American Indian tribes, at least in the 1800s and before, each individual had a name, but you didn’t get to select it yourself!

You were named for some habit or quirk displayed as you grew up. Some were named for the weather on the day they were born. Others were named for some comical faux pas committed as a youth.

The practice is not common in Western Culture, save for certain instances, particularly among royality, and particularly when individual behavior (good or bad) significantly influenced important historical events.

Hence, we have “Richard, the Lion-Hearted,” a title obviously conferred upon Richard by his admirers (chief of whom was himself, not may others), and subsequently picked-up by historians and thus eventually made part of the permanent record.

Likewise, with 18th Century Russian Czar, “Peter the Great.” Most who …Read the Rest

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