History

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.

When the Father of Modern, American Education thought Soviet Schools were the Best Example

When the Father of Modern, American Education thought Soviet Schools were the Best Example

John Dewey had a lot of praise for communist education in Russia.

5 Famous Things Churchill DIDN'T Actually Say

5 Famous Things Churchill DIDN'T Actually Say

Winston Churchill is one of the most quotable of modern figures. As such, he’s also one of the most frequently misquoted people.

They’re Creating Dorms for Lonely Millennials

They’re Creating Dorms for Lonely Millennials

Because millennials don't know how to form associations?

17 Jaw-Dropping Ayn Rand Quotes
This 1897 Text Gives 3 Clues Why Today’s Students Can’t Write

This 1897 Text Gives 3 Clues Why Today’s Students Can’t Write

Would we see American writing ability increase if these three elements were restored to the classroom?

Did America Use to be Safer?

Did America Use to be Safer?

As a child, Peggy Noonan used to hitchhike with her aunt. And nobody killed them.

This 1918 Journal Entry Will Make You Thank a Veteran

This 1918 Journal Entry Will Make You Thank a Veteran

Because of our dislike for the horrors of war, it’s easy to dismiss and overlook the great sacrifices and heroism exhibited by our veterans.

Should the Welfare System Go Local?

Should the Welfare System Go Local?

Americans were warned long ago that such a complicated mess would result if the government became an “administrative system … to provide for the needs of the poor.” 

Marriage Advice from John Adams

Marriage Advice from John Adams

Although spoken in a bantering, almost scornful fashion, Adams’ words convey simple truths which are easy to overlook in a marriage.

5 Little Known Facts of Apprenticeship

5 Little Known Facts of Apprenticeship

Have we done ourselves a disservice in thinking that college is the only way to go?

Tradition! “Fiddler on the Roof” Gets it Wrong

Tradition! “Fiddler on the Roof” Gets it Wrong

At the risk of seeming the spoilsport, I must confess that I dislike Fiddler on the Roof.

6 Distressing Characteristics of the "Mass Man"

6 Distressing Characteristics of the "Mass Man"

Guardini claims that the modern world has given birth to a new sociological category: the “Mass Man.”

The Road to Serfdom: 15 Quotes

The Road to Serfdom: 15 Quotes

Hayek’s reflections are still profound. 

They Starved, We Bought Snickers

They Starved, We Bought Snickers

The settling of America is a wild story.

The Medieval Period was a Dark Age? Don't be Ignorant.

The Medieval Period was a Dark Age? Don't be Ignorant.

They accomplished far more than moderns like to remember. 

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