March 17, 2018
It is certainly fine that children are protesting guns and mourning the loss of students. But it is time for parents, teachers, the media, politicians, and other adults to teach some facts about history and why we have a Second Amendment so that these students know what they are protesting about.
Does taking away guns really make people safer? The North Korean people are not safe because the tyrants don’t allow ordinary citizens to have guns. Disarmed, they are in danger every day.
There is an old quotation that history doesn’t repeat itself, but it rhymes.
For Americans, who have a unique and exceptional heritage, it is important that we remember the lessons of our past and engage with the first principles and ideas that have come before us.
Just prior to his inauguration, President Donald Trump compared his movement to the one that brought Andrew Jackson to the White House in the early 19th century. And on Wednesday, he followed up on this commitment and will reportedly hang a portrait of Jackson in the Oval Office.
“There hasn’t been anything like this since Andrew Jackson,” Trump said of his comparison to the seventh president. “Andrew Jackson? What year was Andrew Jackson? That was a long time ago.”
There’s significant evidence, however, that there’s a much more cowardly breed of terrorist growing up in our midst. First, let’s discuss the true meaning of the term “terrorist” directly from the dictionary.
June 12, 2017
A couple of weeks ago, John O’Sullivan was confidently writing about the British Conservative Party finally getting it all together, and uniting the three strands of Toryism — the economic freedom and enterprise of Thatcher, the nationalism of Churchill and Disraeli, and the skepticism of Peel and Lord Salisbury — into a real political force at last. And I wrote approvingly of this prospect on my blog.
Well, so much for that. After the British General Election on June 8, we are being taught that Corbyn’s leftism is in the driver’s seat, powered by the enthusiasm of Millennials. Continue reading “The Pied Pipers of the Millennials”
June 15, 2017
By John Steinreich
The false narrative of Operation Trump-Russia is the latest in a long train of episodes wherein Democrats have actively defended the indefensible. Emerging in the 1820s to counter the Whigs in favor of Andrew Jackson in 1828, the Democratic Party has had an age-old tradition of fighting to advance every bad idea in American history. Continue reading “Defending the Indefensible”
By Richard Winchester October 28, 2016
(The comments in blue are mine)
When sizable portions of a people forget their history, they risk losing contact with their nation’s essence, what its best qualities are, and where it ought to be headed. They may soon cease to inhabit an independent political entity. Continue reading “The Cost of Historical Amnesia in America”