Originally posted May 29, 2015. Barack Hussein Obama is certainly a top-four candidate, joining FDR, and Lyndon Johnson on any worst American president short list. But it is Woodrow Wilson on the top rung of the ranking ladder as the worst president in American history. Wilson gave America the income-redistribution-based, progressive income tax as well […]
Originally posted on March 27, 2019. In 2009, Congressman Ron Paul, wrote End the Fed, a book that I recommend everyone have in their library. End the Fed is a discussion of the Federal Reserve’s unsavory history as America’s central bank. Here are some sample’s of Paul’s thinking throughout the book: “It is no coincidence […]
In his book, The Second World Wars, Victor Davis Hanson takes some time to explain that the three great holocausts of the twentieth century were all rooted in the World Wars, and driven by ideologues: Hitler, Stalin (and Lenin before him) and Mao. He writes: The Soviet Union entered the war and then the democratic […]
At The American Spectator, Bob Luddy reviews Senator Rand Paul’s new book, The Case Against Socialism. In the book, Paul explains why “Socialism as an economic and political system is an avoidable disaster.” Frighteningly, the concept of socialism has become increasingly popular on the campaign trail this year. Luddy outlines the dangers of socialism, noting […]
At The American Spectator, Paul Kengor pays tribute to Jack Kerouac. Kengor notes that the fiftieth anniversary of Kerouac’s young death came and went with not much fanfare, and aims to set that right. He writes (abridged): The year 2019 brought some notable golden anniversaries from a wild year: 1969. Some were glorious, such as […]
Despite the negative news from our left-leaning media, we are awash in good news. John Fund reports on what he calls the best article that you probably haven’t read this year. It is from Science writer Matt Ridley in the British Spectator. “We’ve Just Had The Best Decade In Human History. Seriously.” (Ridley’s) thesis is […]
Tucker Carlson interviews Mike Rowe about his new book The Way I Heard It. The book is based on Rowe’s very successful podcast of the same name. Originally posted on Your Survival Guy.
Editor of The American Conservative, Jim Antle, reviews Senator Rand Paul’s new book, The Case Against Socialism, writing that it points out “when socialism is taken to its most radical conclusions, it degenerates into starvation and death camps.” Rand Paul, the Republican senator from Kentucky, has written a new book called The Case Against Socialism. Much […]
The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won is one of my go-to reference books on the history of Europe. This Victor Davis Hanson volume is a must-read for all. Watch Hanson discuss the book below in a lecture for Hillsdale College.
Political opponents of President Trump often accuse him of “sowing division” with his “racist language,” Heather MacDonald writes in the WSJ. Yet Mr. Trump rarely uses racial categories in his speech or his tweets. It is the elite media and Democratic leaders who routinely characterize individuals and groups by race and issue race-based denunciations of […]