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The End of the Electoral College Is Closer Than You Think

The End of the Electoral College Is Closer Than You Think

Did you know about the effort to undermine the electoral college? 

Why We Must Reclaim Armistice Day

Why We Must Reclaim Armistice Day

When will we return to celebrating Armistice Day and working towards a world without war? With the way both parties are acting, it might be a while.

The Republican Revolution at 25 – What Did It Give Us?

The Republican Revolution at 25 – What Did It Give Us?

The Republican Revolution of 1994 swept the GOP and Newt Gingrich into power. Twenty-five years later, lets take a look at what it accomplished.

The Forgotten Destruction of Jewish Homes During ‘Kristallnacht’

The Forgotten Destruction of Jewish Homes During ‘Kristallnacht’

People may know some of the history of Kristallnacht, but that history has passed over the violent invasion and destruction of Jewish homes. Why?

What Remains After the Wall's Fall

What Remains After the Wall's Fall

There is no question that the fall of the Berlin Wall was a good thing. Several other questions do remain around its history however.

The Fall of the Wall and the Rise of Political Correctness

The Fall of the Wall and the Rise of Political Correctness

What might the Berlin Wall teach us about PC culture? 

Under Socialism the Worst Get on Top

Under Socialism the Worst Get on Top

The lessons of history and human nature should warn us against socialism. Millennials seem to be willfully ignorant of both. 

The Rise, Fall, and Legacy of the Berlin Wall

The Rise, Fall, and Legacy of the Berlin Wall

Three decades ago, the Berlin Wall fell, beginning the end of the Communist GDR and bringing freedom to Eastern Europe.

Bernie Sanders: ‘Thank God’ for Capitalism

Bernie Sanders: ‘Thank God’ for Capitalism

The quote is surprising but revealing. 

Socialism and the City: Is There a Connection?

Socialism and the City: Is There a Connection?

Seventy percent of millennials say they would likely vote for a socialist. Are cities to blame?

McCarthy: Not the Moral Leper We Thought?

McCarthy: Not the Moral Leper We Thought?

Joseph McCarthy has a longstanding negative reputation as a merciless hunter of Communists, is that reputation deserved?

Woke Preschoolers: Indoctrinating Our Youngest Children

Woke Preschoolers: Indoctrinating Our Youngest Children

'We Are All Equal' suggests a surprising theme. 

Twisting Words: A Look at 'Lynching'

Twisting Words: A Look at 'Lynching'

Was Donald Trump's description of the impeachment inquiry as "a lynching" as horrible as his opponents are making it seem?

Forced Equality Has a History of Genocidal Results

Forced Equality Has a History of Genocidal Results

From Cambodia, to China, to the former USSR, centralized governments' attempts to enact forced equality have always had devestating consequences for their populaces.

Three Women in the History of Economic Thought

Three Women in the History of Economic Thought

Women have made a huge impact on economic thought over the history of the field. These three made an especially important mark.

How We Colored Our Public Squares Red

How We Colored Our Public Squares Red

The atheistic social experiments are not societies. If we pretend they are, our future is red. 

Academic Nonsense and Biases Have a Long History

Academic Nonsense and Biases Have a Long History

Academic papers are becoming more and more ridiculous, but they have a long history of nonsense dating back decades.

America: Ripe for Communist Revolution?

America: Ripe for Communist Revolution?

Are we on the verge of seeing the popularity of Democratic Socialism morph into the brave new world of Communism 2.0?

Columbus Day Still Needs to Be Defended

Columbus Day Still Needs to Be Defended

The destruction of Columbus Day is about more than one Italian's reputation, it's a battle over the cultural framework of the United States.

Why Barack Obama Was Particularly Unsuited to Live up to the Ideals of the Nobel Peace Prize

Why Barack Obama Was Particularly Unsuited to Live up to the Ideals of the Nobel Peace Prize

Yale University Professor David Bromwich recalls why President Barack Obama was totally unsuited to win a Nobel Peace Prize.

Isn’t There Anything Faster Than the Internet?

Isn’t There Anything Faster Than the Internet?

Why should we complain about the speed of the Internet? Let's be more grateful that we have access to modern technology at all.

About That Che Guevara T-Shirt

About That Che Guevara T-Shirt

These little-known horror stories of Che Guevara should dissuade anyone from buying a shirt with his face on it.

Reactions to My Tweet Reveal the Ignorant Brutality of Young Socialists and Communists

Reactions to My Tweet Reveal the Ignorant Brutality of Young Socialists and Communists

Young socialists and communists took to twitter to rip apart a journalist, but just ended up exposing their lack of knowledge of history and economics.

How Romanticism Encouraged the Decline of Marriage

How Romanticism Encouraged the Decline of Marriage

Marriage is growing rare, even obsolete. It might be because of Romanticism. 

What We Get Wrong About Pursuing Equal Outcomes

What We Get Wrong About Pursuing Equal Outcomes

It's deeper than the pursuit. 

The Hazards of ‘Normalizing’ Impeachment

The Hazards of ‘Normalizing’ Impeachment

What happens when impeachment becomes a normal political weapon, rather than an extreme measure to restrain executive abuse? 

NYC Seeks to Curb Speech About Illegal Aliens

NYC Seeks to Curb Speech About Illegal Aliens

NYC's restriction on using "illegal aliens" seems to be violating the 1st Amendment. 

What Our Founders Really Thought of Slavery—and Why the New York Times Is Wrong

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