History

A Date which will Live in Infamy

A Date which will Live in Infamy

President Roosevelt’s Speech to Congress after Pearl Harbor

Is the U.S. an "Artificial Union"?

Is the U.S. an "Artificial Union"?

Today, it is often remarked that the American people are more divided than ever.

10 Rather Sobering Quotes from Joseph Conrad

10 Rather Sobering Quotes from Joseph Conrad

Does this guy know how to party or what?! ;)

Virtual reality is coming. Is that a good thing?

Virtual reality is coming. Is that a good thing?

Everything will likely change. 

No Yoga for You!

No Yoga for You!

How the cultural appropriation argument could backfire. 

The Way to Win a Revolution

The Way to Win a Revolution

Words matter. 

Do you have the post-holiday malaise?

Do you have the post-holiday malaise?

Maybe there’s something to learn from it. 

The Dangers of Entangling Alliances

The Dangers of Entangling Alliances

Turkey, Russia, and Washington’s ‘Farewell Address’.

Gratitude Lists of 5 Famous Americans

Gratitude Lists of 5 Famous Americans

“Gratitude is always in one’s Power.” 

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

The Danger of Rejecting America's Cultural Heritage

You may not like it, but what will replace it? 

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Most Americans Say Children Today Need More Discipline

Have many parents unwittingly encouraged their children to be demanding, self-centered individuals?

Mayflower Compact or Plymouth Combination?

Mayflower Compact or Plymouth Combination?

Overall, the Pilgrims gave only a few things to America—notably, the feast of Thanksgiving and the Plymouth Combination. But, what a contribution.

Learning in Spite of Disadvantage

Learning in Spite of Disadvantage

Do minority students today need to seek to overcome disadvantages through their own efforts?

Is Civilization Yielding to Barbarism?

Is Civilization Yielding to Barbarism?

It seems Samuel Huntington was pretty close to the mark. 

What's the Greater Threat?

What's the Greater Threat?

Perhaps the greater enemy is within.

Poll: Lots of Whites are Feeling Oppressed

Poll: Lots of Whites are Feeling Oppressed

Anxiety, nostalgia, and mistrust run deep in white America.

The Gospel of Lincoln

The Gospel of Lincoln

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address has achieved a status as American Scripture equaled only by the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and Washington’s Farewell Address.

A Sex Strike to End Chicago's Violence?

A Sex Strike to End Chicago's Violence?

A Chicago women channels Lysistrata.  

Mesa Verde and the Refugee Question

Mesa Verde and the Refugee Question

The historical record reveals more about the clashes of cultures and civilizations.

Does the U.S. Still Believe in Assimilating Immigrants?

Does the U.S. Still Believe in Assimilating Immigrants?

There are fears that immigrants are no longer being assimilated in the deeper ideals that underlie American identity.

The PC Culture is Relying on Communist Propaganda Tricks

The PC Culture is Relying on Communist Propaganda Tricks

Author Theodore Dalrymple says "Political correctness is communist propaganda writ small."

Chesterton Defends the Crusades

Chesterton Defends the Crusades

Who did what first matters. 

What American Students Learned about the Pilgrims in 1913 vs. Today

What American Students Learned about the Pilgrims in 1913 vs. Today

Do the Pilgrims deserve more than two paragraphs in today’s history textbooks? 

The Father of the Big Bang? A Catholic Priest

The Father of the Big Bang? A Catholic Priest

Yes, the religious can be quite rational.

Is this where equality takes us?

Is this where equality takes us?

Colorado Springs’ police physical fitness test is discriminatory. 

What Teddy Roosevelt Might Have Said About Those Starbucks Cups

What Teddy Roosevelt Might Have Said About Those Starbucks Cups

There's a parallel between the Starbucks cup controversy and an incident during Teddy Roosevelt’s presidency. 

Why You Should Stay in Your Hometown

Why You Should Stay in Your Hometown

Americans should stop to consider: perhaps permanence—the guardian of family, tradition, practical wisdom, environment, and culture—is worth it.

5 Historic Quotes for Veterans Day

5 Historic Quotes for Veterans Day

Many years ago, my little sister was given a school assignment to write a thank-you to a veteran. In her childish scrawl, she sent a thank-you card and picture to our grandfather, who served in World War II.

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