In April 1945, three days before his death, Adolf Hitler expressed regret that he'd 'been so kind.'
Ronald Reagan Challenged Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev to ‘Tear Down’ the Berlin Wall 31 Years Ago Today
On this day (June 12) President Ronald Reagan gave what is probably his most famous and influential speech — the “Berlin Wall speech” — at the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin, Germany on June 12, 1987.
How often do experts try to solve problems in ways that strike them as thoroughly sensible when in fact their solutions are so obviously senseless?
Is it time for our nation to have a serious conversation about what tolerance really means?
Socialism isn't new; it was even wrecking economies back in Ancient Rome.
Cicero is rarely read today, except by students of Classics and Latin. However, to understand the history of political thought, Cicero is an invaluable resource.
Reflections from one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century.
Efforts are underway to address the problem of politicized classrooms in our public schools.
What was the real impact of Nat Turner’s bloody uprising, which resulted in the death of some 200 people?
Sam Haselby says this “should be the end times” for American patriotism. Yet the opposite seems to be happening, and he can’t understand why.
Twenty-five hundred years ago Socrates asked a Sophist orator named Thrasymachus the meaning of justice. It's a question we're still struggling to answer.
Success is found by constantly asking, “How can I make this better?”
Was the 8th grade education of the past just as challenging academically, if not more so, than that which happens in today's college classrooms?
What are Gnosticism and Pelagianism, the ancient errors criticised by Pope Francis?
Those who fail to understand the principles upon which our government is founded risk losing their freedoms.
This Saturday is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, the most destructively influential writer on economics in world history.
Here are five facts you should know about this writer, orator, statesman, and abolitionist.
This year marks the 85th anniversary of the New Deal, the controversial set of programs, public works, and economic reforms that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt undertook to combat America’s Great Depression.
Can one do evil without being evil? This was the puzzling question that the philosopher Hannah Arendt grappled with when she reported for on the war crimes trial of Nazi Adolph Eichmann.
A new update of Kenneth Clark's famous "Civilisation" mini-series turns Clark upside down.
Our heritage of foreign intervention is a new one, an innovation introduced by the progressives. To imagine a clean and humane progressivism is, simply, a fool’s errand. There is no such thing as a non-racist and non-imperialist progressivism…
Is it time to return to the wisdom Barbara Bush presented at Wellesley so many years ago?
Have we abandoned a logical approach to education?
Since 2001 the United States has been in a perpetual state of undeclared war. We have ignored Madison’s warning for too long.
A renaissance man with a long and accomplished legacy, Jefferson played a major role in the founding of the United States of America—and establishing its strong protections for religious freedom for all.
In their effort to right wrongs, the Social Justice warriors often commit the very evil they are attempting to erase.
He had a lot of them.
Religious belief is often thought to evince a precarious kind of commitment, in which the degree of conviction is inversely proportional to correspondence with the facts.