Belmont Club has an interesting post. I like the quote at the end:
"Who controls the past
Controls the future.
Who controls the present
Controls the past."
Also how would you know what history really happened?
"The practice of historical revisionism, which was a central theme to George Orwell's 1984, was extensively practiced by Joseph Stalin...
Hmmm...how would anyone know the difference? Read the post and click on the embedded links...makes you wonder.