History

Three Reasons America Should Have Stayed Out of World War I

Three Reasons America Should Have Stayed Out of World War I

Veterans Day commemorates the end of World War I. The United States intervened in that war to save its British and French allies. Should America have stayed out?  

Why the Great War Matters Today

Why the Great War Matters Today

World War I and its subsequent peace agreements brought consequences that even today haunt our lives.

Socialists and Fascists Have Always Been Kissing Cousins

Socialists and Fascists Have Always Been Kissing Cousins

Of all the disturbing developments in culture and ideas over the last several years few have been more disturbing than the reemergence of communism and socialism.  

Information Age Warfare: When Propaganda Overpowered Sheer Numbers

Information Age Warfare: When Propaganda Overpowered Sheer Numbers

The sinking of the Lusitania provides a prime example.

The Armistice Day Prediction That Came True

The Armistice Day Prediction That Came True

G. K. Chesterton was anything but a futurist. But perhaps he did have a few predictive powers.

Kristallnacht: Are We Experiencing the Modern Version?

Kristallnacht: Are We Experiencing the Modern Version?

November 9th marks the eightieth anniversary of Kristallnacht.

The Sad Death of 'All Politics is Local'

The Sad Death of 'All Politics is Local'

For nearly a quarter-century, the midterm elections that used to center on bread-and-butter issues like schools, crime—“the economy, stupid”—have now been little more than proxy wars to impeach the sitting president.

Is a Second Reformation Unfolding in Front of Our Eyes?

Is a Second Reformation Unfolding in Front of Our Eyes?

Today's reformation has many similarities with the one which occurred 500 years ago, only today's is not happening in the churches.

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

Why Thomas Merton Renounced Communism: 6 Lessons We Can Learn Today

In an age where individuals are increasingly falling for socialist nostrums, Thomas Merton provides timeless lessons about why people choose bankrupt ideologies such as communism.   

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Advice for a World Plagued by Chaos and Victimhood

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Advice for a World Plagued by Chaos and Victimhood

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's Gulag Archipelago offers some poignant advice for dealing with the friction in today's society.

Subprime Loans Are Back, Proving We Have Learned Nothing from 2008

Subprime Loans Are Back, Proving We Have Learned Nothing from 2008

For as often as the phrase “history repeats itself” is used, it’s shocking how rare it is for mankind to actually learn from its mistakes.

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

The American Descent Into Uncivil War

Civil wars happen when there is a profound philosophical incompatibility inside a nation.

When Sears Used the Market to Combat Jim Crow

When Sears Used the Market to Combat Jim Crow

As we eulogize this beacon of American capitalism, we should also celebrate one of its lesser-known achievements: using markets to combat Jim Crow laws.

Why Cultural Marxism Seeks to Control Culture

Why Cultural Marxism Seeks to Control Culture

Before socialism can succeed, the existing culture must change.

The Man in the High Castle and the History That Never Was

The Man in the High Castle and the History That Never Was

The TV series "The Man in the High Castle" sketches a world in which the Axis powers won World War II.  

Why the Soviets Would Have Sent Kanye West to a Mental Hospital

Why the Soviets Would Have Sent Kanye West to a Mental Hospital

Should we associate political disagreements with mental illness with such a dark history behind that practice?

Why All Good Social Justice Warriors Support Presumption of Innocence

Why All Good Social Justice Warriors Support Presumption of Innocence

The presumption of innocence until proven guilty is a bed rock principle of Western Civilization.  Protecting individuals from angry mobs remains a basic task of our judicial system.

The PC Crowd Goes After the Honored Dead

The PC Crowd Goes After the Honored Dead

A young group of students wants to nix remembering victims of past wars because such activities glorify warfare.

Today’s Young Voters Are Embracing Socialism for a Very Good Reason

Today’s Young Voters Are Embracing Socialism for a Very Good Reason

A new survey finds that a third of young voters identify with some form of socialism.

Should Jury Duty Be Taken from the Common Man and Given to Professionals?

Should Jury Duty Be Taken from the Common Man and Given to Professionals?

Should something as serious as guilt or innocence be left to experts?

Americans Have Almost Entirely Forgotten Their History

Americans Have Almost Entirely Forgotten Their History

In America, we celebrate democracy and are justifiably proud that this nation was founded on the idea that the people should rule.

That’s why it is so important that Americans be informed about their government. They are partakers in it. In fact, they control it.

The History Russians and Communists Want Us to Forget

The History Russians and Communists Want Us to Forget

The Soviet Union did not free the world of tyranny in World War II. It merely helped defeat one evil while ruthlessly attempting to supplant it with another one.

A Tale of Two Countries

A Tale of Two Countries

History has seen the rancor of the Kavanaugh hearings before.

How the Myth of the 'Robber Barons' Began—and Why It Persists

How the Myth of the 'Robber Barons' Began—and Why It Persists

The widely-accepted "history" of America's Gilded Age was grossly inaccurate, but it told a compelling story that many fell for hook, line, and sinker.

Why Does Michelle Obama Think Ignorant Voters Are Just Fine?

Why Does Michelle Obama Think Ignorant Voters Are Just Fine?

America wasn’t founded as a democracy to be run by voters acting on their feelings and opinions.

Calling the Education System ‘Progressive’ is a Lie. Here’s Why.

Calling the Education System ‘Progressive’ is a Lie. Here’s Why.

How do we correct a failing educational system?

Five Lesser Known Financial Crises of the 20th Century

Five Lesser Known Financial Crises of the 20th Century

Between the 1930s and 2008, the world economy experienced five significant economic crises. Although not all impacted the United States directly, they had severe repercussions in the countries affected. 

Attempt to Diminish Heroism of Alamo Defenders Is a Shameful War on History

Attempt to Diminish Heroism of Alamo Defenders Is a Shameful War on History

The next generation of Texans may not care to “remember the Alamo” after a recent decision by the Texas State Board of Education.

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