Category: History

March 18, 2013

BARACK OBAMA IS NO ABRAHAM LINCOLN

Filed under: History,Politics In General - 18 Mar 2013

Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin condemns any people. (Proverbs 14:34)

The name “Abraham Lincoln” enjoys a boundless shelf life. The 16th president of the United States is more popular today than ever. The blockbuster movie “Lincoln” recently took …

March 17, 2013

The Power of Truth: Reagan’s “Evil Empire” Turns 30

Filed under: History - 17 Mar 2013

Ronald Reagan’s Evil Empire speech turns 30 years old. It stands as one of the most memorable orations of the last three decades. It coined a phrase, a tag, a label—one that utterly fit. If the shoe fits, wear it. …

March 12, 2013

History Shrugged in Hollywood

Filed under: Academia, Media & Hollywood,History - 12 Mar 2013

by Natasha Rose

History is past politics and politics is present history. Rewriting history is nothing new to mankind or to leaders who strive to maintain their country’s image of global strength. Just as George Orwell outlined in …

February 26, 2013

The Presidential Blame-Game

Filed under: History - 26 Feb 2013

February is the month of presidents. It includes Washington’s birthday, Lincoln’s birthday, Ronald Reagan’s birthday, and, of course, Presidents Day. Given that I teach and write about presidents, this time of year always prompts me to strange musings. This year …

February 22, 2013

Abraham Lincoln and Slavery

Filed under: History - 22 Feb 2013

Stephen Spielberg’s masterful movie on Lincoln and the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation have recently brought even greater attention than usual to Abraham Lincoln. Holidays like Presidents Day remind us of Lincoln’s position on slavery and his role in …

Erasing Reagan? The Illiberal War on Truth

Filed under: History,Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 22 Feb 2013

The prospect of four more years of Barack Obama in the White House has caused several conservative voices (among them, The Wall Street Journal’s Daniel Henninger, Fox News commentator Charles Krauthammer, and noted Ronald Reagan scholar Paul Kengor) to opine …

February 13, 2013

Finding the City on a Hill

Filed under: History,Religion & Faith - 13 Feb 2013

One of the most widely employed metaphors in today’s American political discourse is that the United States is a “city on a hill.” Especially popularized by Ronald Reagan, this phrase (taken from Matthew chapter 5) has been used by countless …

February 12, 2013

Obama’s “Evil Empire” Speech

By Cindy Simpson

If Obama is truly the “Reagan of the Left,” then it’s only fair to ask: What does Obama consider “evil” and an “evil empire?”

After all, since Obama’s second inaugural address, commentators both left and right have …

February 4, 2013

Nullification Deniers! This Is What James Madison Really Said

This is The Age of Ignorance. Our “intellectuals” can’t think. Our “scholars” parrot each other. The self-educated fixate on idiotic theories. Our People despise Truth and disseminate lies.

Nullification deniers such as Matthew Spalding of Heritage Foundation, Jarrett …

January 31, 2013

The End of the Reagan Era?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage,History - 31 Jan 2013

With Barack Obama’s second inauguration, liberals are touting an altogether new epoch: the end of the Reagan era.

Unfortunately, I believe they are largely correct. We are witnessing a period of left-wing ascendance, marked by gay marriage, forced taxpayer funding …

January 23, 2013

Yorktown: Did they Fight for Freedom or for Nothing.

Filed under: History - 23 Jan 2013

Victory at Yorktown is another great book written by Gingrich and Forstchen. Keep in mind this book is considered a novel, but is based on facts that shaped American History.

January 22, 2013

The Battle of Cowpens

Filed under: History - 22 Jan 2013

January 17th 2013, will mark the 232nd anniversary of the Battle of Cowpens. On that day the British Army, led by LtCol Banastre Tarleton, was dealt an unequivocal defeat by BGen Daniel Morgan and the American Revolutionary forces under his …

“So Help Me God”—The Second Inaugural of Barack Obama

Filed under: History,Religion & Faith - 22 Jan 2013

On Monday the United States will celebrate one of its great festivals of civil religion as Barack Obama is inaugurated for a second time. Although nothing in the Constitution mandates it (the only things the Constitution specifies are the date …

January 18, 2013

When I Was A Kid: Reflections Of A 50-Year-Old American

Filed under: History - 18 Jan 2013

When I was a kid…

If you mouthed off to an adult – even a teacher in school – you’d more than likely get the taste slapped out of your mouth, and anybody who saw you get smacked would assume you …

Gun Control, the Dick Act of 1902, Bills of Attainder & Ex Post Facto Laws

The latest round of rubbish flooding our in boxes is an ignorant rant claiming that the Dick Act of 1902 (which respects our Right to be armed) can’t be repealed because to do so would “violate bills of attainder and …

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