SOURCE: Wall Street Journal
by Wilfred M. McClay
Ignorantly invoking slavery or the Holocaust is an affront to those who seriously study the past.
SOURCE: Wall Street Journal
by Naomi Schaefer Riley
The left’s portrait of America’s past has triumphed thanks to the abdication of serious historians. Wilfred M. McClay offers an antidote.
by Bruce Chadwick
A review of Ink--the play about controversial media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
SOURCE: Daily Beast
A new book argues Trump is the modern-day equivalent of a gun-toting cowboy riding into town to help inept lawmen and rescue damsels in distress.
SOURCE: Boston Globe
by Niall Ferguson
In their eagerness to recruit a new generation of young voters, the Democrats have — not for the first time in their history — admitted a faction of radical ideologues into their midst.
SOURCE: Smithsonian Magazine
Smithsonian Magazine Interviews Amy S. Greenberg on Sarah Polk and the Model of Conservative Female Power
The popular and pious wife to President James Polk had little use for the nascent suffrage movement
SOURCE: New York Review of Books
by Stephen Wertheim
Today, neoconservatives are riding high once more, in the White House, on Capitol Hill, in the most prominent organs of opinion. Why?
by John Ehrenreich
Belief in gun rights hasn’t always been a conservative ideology. Psychology helps explain how it took off.
SOURCE: New Republic
by Jonathan Zimmerman
Criticizing the president with the kind of radical rhetoric he uses is toxic for American democracy.
by Lawrence S. Wittner
The questions suggest conservatives say one thing but do another.
by Peter Wehner
"This kind of language–America is bordering on or has basically become a tyranny–is common currency within some quarters of conservatism."
SOURCE: National Review
by Victor Davis Hanson
He will not be harmed by his “misspeaking,” but his fellow liberals will.
by Julian Zelizer
If liberals really want change, they need to make it happen at the grassroots level.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — University of Colorado regents are conducting a survey to determine whether the school respects diversity for people who disagree on politics, race, gender and sexual orientation.The survey, which was approved Thursday by University of Colorado regents, is planned for the upcoming school year on all campuses.Some conservatives have expressed concern that many educators are too liberal, while other critics have complained that some school officials are intolerant of social differences.In March, the university hired a history professor to be the resident conservative at the Boulder campus. Steven Hayward will serve as the school's first visiting scholar in conservative thought and policy, a temporary position paid by more than $1 million in private funds....
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