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Vietnam Veteran

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HOMECOMING: A Dallas airport terminal came to an emotional standstill as the remains of Col. Roy Knight, Jr., a combat pilot killed in Vietnam, arrived home on a Southwest Flight, with his son in the cockpit.  

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Meet the Conditioners per C.S.Lewis

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Published in 1944, C.S. Lewis prophetically, with literary mastery, leads his audience to the end of the human path.  Here we offer only excerpts from his booklet, The Abolition of Man. But unless we have a world state this will still mean the power of one nation over others.  And even within the world state […]

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Brief History of Socialism: 1825 to now

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Self-described socialist Bernie Sanders has become a favorite of young voters by posing as an apostle of daring new ideas. Socialism, however, is anything but new. It’s hard to think of another idea that has been tried and failed as many times in as many ways or at a steeper price in human suffering. The […]

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What is the Origin of Post-Modern Thought?

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What is at the heart of our cultural erosion? What is defeating the rule of law? What has happened to our foundation, our traditions, our social norms?  Numerous influences are at play but one of the most potent is the advance of post-modern ideology. This essay seeks only to address the history and basic concept […]

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How Revisionists Revise the Reputations of our Greatest

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By Allen Guelzo In an age when rocking century-old statues off their pedestals has become a public sport, no historical reputation is safe. That includes Abraham Lincoln, the Great Emancipator. It is “now widely held,” Columbia historian Stephanie McCurry announced in a 2016 article, that emancipation “wasn’t primarily the accomplishment of Abraham Lincoln or the […]

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What will history say about conservatism?

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It is very unclear how conservatism will fare through the wave of radical liberalism of our time but this is an expression of the challenge (from A Conservative Mind by Russell Kirk)   The conservative can appeal to the imagination of men; but he must be sure his own imagination is sound and true.   […]

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Brush up on your knowledge of Citizens United

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Among other topics such as a Balanced Budget Amendment and Term Limits, the repeal of the Citizens United decision would also surface as a potential Amendment for consideration if an Article V Convention were to be called by the States.  This article is comparatively neutral and thorough in evaluating both stances serving as a review […]