Why is it that there is rarely if ever actual history on "The
"Ice Road Truckers," "Mountain Men," "Mud Cats" and "Swamp People" do NOT qualify as history in my book and neither do "Ancient Aliens!"
There was a time, not that long ago, when one could count on being able to turn on the TV on a Friday night, tune into "The
I am not the only person who has noticed. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), after "tweeting" about the lack of history on "The
“I love history,” Grassley wrote. “A better understanding is going to strengthen our country. It’s going to strengthen patriotism.” Plus this non-history programming represents an unfulfilled promise by the network. “When I signed up for the History Channel on my satellite service, I expected to get history,” he said. “Instead, all I see are people chopping wood or driving trucks on an icy road.”
Worse still for "The