History

Why Handel’s ‘Messiah’ endures

By John Biver

Thanks to the Heritage Foundation for this video and post (presented here for the third year in a row): It’s one of the most famous and widely shared pieces of music in history. Handel…

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Why December 25th?

Why December 25th?

By John Biver

From Erick Erickson: One of the most popular theories and commonly taught explanations for why Christmas is on Dec. 25th is because the early church placed Christian holidays at times of Roman celebration to…

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Peonage for the Twenty-First Century

By John Biver

This is the best article I’ve ever read about the taxpayer funded public school system. The author is Anthony Esolen, a Professor of English at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island, and the author…

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Did George Washington Predict America’s Fall?

By Matt Barber

It’s that bustling time between Thanksgiving and Christmas (Christ’s Mass), our nationally recognized and congressionally “established” birthday celebration for Jesus, the sovereign Lord of all mankind. Now is a valuable opportunity to reflect upon…

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Our Sure Victory

By John Biver

This week I want to focus a bit on what other people are writing that shares my own optimism for what’s possible. These days it’s easy to have discussions with conservatives that are full…

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Armistice Day and echoes of history

By John Biver

From the archive — originally published November 11, 2008 — re-posted today to commemorate Veterans Day. Recently I watched an old black and white movie — the title escapes me — that opens with…

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