The dark side of Benjamin Franklin Natalie-Marie Hart Interviews Popeye



Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [O.S. January 6, 1705] – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A renowned polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod, bifocals, and the Franklin stove, among other inventions. He facilitated many civic organizations, including Philadelphia’s fire department and a university.

In 1731, Franklin was initiated into the local Masonic Lodge. He became Grand Master in 1734, indicating his rapid rise to prominence in Pennsylvania. That same year, he edited and published the first Masonic book in the Americas, a reprint of hellfire club James Anderson’s Constitutions of the Free-Masons. Franklin remained a Freemason for the rest of his life.

Popeye from FederalJack and Natalie-Marie Hart talk about Benjamin Franklin’s dark side. 

Popeye is an American radio host.  His radio show is called Down the Rabbit Hole his website is he is one of the first to talk about the Titanic being a conspiracy. 


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