Category: History

The Radical Transformation of Education

“Education: That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.”   Ambrose Bierce, For over a decade, Dr. James Pesta, associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, polled students about their attitudes…

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Why Do We Tolerate the Left?

If freedom is right and just for men to possess, why on earth are we tolerating a government that will not allow us to be free?  Why are we enduring a bloated and arrogant bureaucracy that takes over half our…

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Culling The Herd

Beware the snake oil salesman who claims he has the cure for what ails you; he just might be trying to put you out of his misery.  Brian Gibby, Intelligible Noise In the 20th century, building the future was dependent…

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Chinese Dream Is to Control the U.S.

When you vote on November 8th you will not just be electing representation for domestic issues but for representation on issues that could well bear on our national security and survival in the face of a mortal threat.  I am,…

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From Sphinx to Jinx

On hearing the news that Calvin Coolidge had just died, the humorist Dorothy Parker, whose wit could be pitiless, asked in mock surprise, “How could they tell?” Old Silent Cal, 30th President of the United States, the Sphinx of the…

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To Vigilance, Ignorance is Corrosive

The more woke society becomes, the less awake we become. The historical illiteracy that afflicts Americans in the twenty-first century is well established. Studies show that growing numbers of people, including putatively highly educated ones, are ignorant of what ought…

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History Is Seasonal – Winter Is Coming!

The long list of scandals involving the Biden administration only serves to further demonstrate the illegitimacy and hypocrisy of our current power structure. If we use history cycles as a guideline, we are facing a massive upheaval. Everyday law-abiding citizens…

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When Evil Comes Calling

Hannah Arendt, a political philosopher, author, and Holocaust survivor, warns that what makes it possible for a totalitarian to rule is that people are not informed.   And a people that no longer can believe anything cannot make up its mind.…

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Pride Is A Spiritual Cancer

“Pride is spiritual cancer: it eats up the very possibility of love, or contentment, or even common sense.” C.S. Lewis Baby Boomers may well remember “Pete” Seeger, an American folk singer and social activist of the 50s and 60s, who…

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The Next Pandemic?

So, we will have to prepare for the next one.  That I’d say will get attention this time.”  Bill Gates Bird flu is turning up in more than 40 wild bird species in more than 30 states. But unlike a…

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A Requiem for Liberty

Two years ago this week, the United States shut down. Churches, schools and businesses went dark. Weddings, funerals, and birthdays went silent. City streets stood empty, with an eeriness closer resembling occupied Paris than the bustling hubs they’d been just…

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It’s The Oldest Story in Politics

If you’ve been disgusted by the atrocities in China, thank American politicians.  They helped make the Chinese Communist Party what it is today. In his book, Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win, Peter Schweizer writes that “rather…

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Wouldn’t It Be Nice?

Has it ever struck you as a little odd that the 13th Amendment outlaws involuntary servitude, and yet, there we have a Selective Service system that forces men, on pain of imprisonment to join the military whether they want to…

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The Moral Fall of Civilization

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people.  It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” John Adams Civilizations fall slowly due to a moral catastrophe. A moral catastrophe is not a failure of arms…

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Repentance Demanded, Forgiveness Denied

Whether it be the admittedly false history lessons being implemented in public schools by The 1619 Project, children’s shows being peppered with Marxist teachings, Teen Vogue being extremely open about their attempts to push socialist, communist and Marxist agendas to…

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