Castaño de Sosa…Basque?

Baltazar Castaño de Sosa is my direct 11th great grandfather. In other words, from father to son, my paternal lineage. Although I descend from him in other lineages within my family history, I find this ancestor of mine quite unique. While investigating my ancestry, I took two DNA test, one from 23andme, and the second…

Hitler’s Deception: His Beginning

On June 28, 1919, the Treaty of Versailles was signed which imposed severe conditions on Germany. Germany was threatened of being invaded and was forced to sign the treaty and accepts responsibility for the war which led them to make huge payments for the damages done. The treaty limited Germany’s military and transferred territory to…

Felipe VI de Bordon y Grecia, Rey de España

“Today, more than ever, citizens demand with good reason that moral and ethical principles be upheld and that exemplariness presides over our public life. And the king, as the head of state, must not only be an example but also a servant to that just and legitimate demand of the citizens.” “Hoy, más que nunca,…

The Four Pillars Of Our Prosperity

  “Agriculture, manufactures, commerce, and navigation, the four pillars of our prosperity, are the most thriving when left to individual enterprise” —-Thomas Jefferson, First Annual Message to Congress, December 8, 1801

A Quote From J.F.K

“A man does what he must — in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers, and pressures…” -John F. Kennedy, Profiles in Courage (1957)

The Escamillas of Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The Escamilla branch, my maternal lineage, that I descend from comes from Cienega de Flores, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. My maternal grandfather is the son of the renown Brigadier General Juan Escamilla Garza, who fought in the Mexican Revolution and in the Civil War of Nicaragua (1926-1933). Brigadier General Juan Escamilla is the son of Pedro…