History

We Await our Caesar

We Await our Caesar

By John Biver

A terrific article from Tom Hoffman at American Thinker: Civilized cultures are mortal; they have a predetermined life span just like an organism. There are numerous examples from antiquity whose skeletal remains are still…

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Patton: The Warrior, the Myth, and the Legacy

By John Biver

Sixty-seven years ago today General George S. Patton died as a result of injuries sustained in a minor automobile accident. An interesting article commemorating the day is posted at CommandPosts.com. Here’s an excerpt: Patton…

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Jefferson’s Robust Views of Religious Freedom

Jefferson’s Robust Views of Religious Freedom

By John Biver

From the Witherspoon Institute: Notwithstanding his unorthodox views of Christianity, Thomas Jefferson staunchly adhered to the rights of all religious believers, Christian and non-Christian alike, to free religious exercise. […] [I]t is imperative to…

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The Tragedy of Inaction

The Tragedy of Inaction

By John Biver

From Guy Burnett at City Journal: “Russia, my lords and gentlemen, is the decisive factor in the history of the world at the present time,” observed Britain’s then-Secretary of State for War Winston Churchill…

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Reversing America’s Decline

By John Biver

Here’s yet another person saying what I’ve been saying. This is from Jared E. Peterson at AmericanThinker.com (emphasis—that is, the bolding of the text—was added by me): The ongoing and not-so-gradual loss of American…

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Holy Land Conflict: No Peace Among Wolves

By Matt Barber

By Matt Barber: At times, complicated issues are most clearly understood in simple terms. Speaking before the Knesset in 2006, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu captured, in two brief sentences, that which lies at the heart of the ongoing, centuries-old Arab-Israeli conflict: “The truth is that if Israel were to put down its arms, there would be no more Israel. If the Arabs were to put down their arms, there would be no more war.”

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Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

By John Biver

President Abraham Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation: The year that is drawing toward its close has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties, which are so constantly enjoyed…

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The Origins of Thanksgiving

By John Biver

From Adrian Morgan: The story of Thanksgiving is one that involves many of the great things that are generally associated with America – but it has become infused with myth. The Pilgrim Fathers are…

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