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    PRAGER U: Why Are There Still Palestinian Refugees?

PRAGER U: Why Are There Still Palestinian Refugees?

This week’s Prager University video asks an interesting question. Because since the formation of Israel as a Jewish state in 1948, you hear a whole lot about the “Palestinians,” Arabs

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    PRAGER U: Why Private Investment Works, And Government Investment Doesn’t

PRAGER U: Why Private Investment Works, And Government Investment Doesn’t

Of all the Prager University videos, we might like this one best – for a number of reasons. First, it features Burton Folsom, the great historian from Hillsdale College, who

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    CROUERE: Jackson Won The Battle Of New Orleans, But Not The Battle Of Political Correctness

CROUERE: Jackson Won The Battle Of New Orleans, But Not The Battle Of Political Correctness

In many of our history books today, Christopher Columbus did not discover America, instead he was a ruthless white European marauder who brutalized peaceful indigenous people and helped spread disease

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    BAYHAM: Defending the Man Who Defended New Orleans

BAYHAM: Defending the Man Who Defended New Orleans

The most important figure in American history between George Washington and Abraham Lincoln is Andrew Jackson. Jackson was a consequential man on the battlefield and later in the White House.

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    WAGUESPACK: Thank You, Mr. Steimel

WAGUESPACK: Thank You, Mr. Steimel

This week, Edward J. “Ed” Steimel passed away at the age of 94. While his name may seem unfamiliar to some; he was well known to many in the arena

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    BAYHAM: The Colorado-Wisconsin Game Changers

BAYHAM: The Colorado-Wisconsin Game Changers

Four years ago, Wisconsin was the Waterloo for the conservative insurgency against the Republican political establishment. Former Pennsylvania US Senator Rick Santorum had just come off his biggest win as

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PRAGER U: America’s Socialist Origins

  PRAGER U: America’s Socialist Origins

Was America once socialist? Surprisingly, yes. The early settlers who arrived at Plymouth and Jamestown in the early 1600s experimented

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VIDEO: Halloween Night 1980 On The Campaign Trail With Ronald Reagan

  VIDEO: Halloween Night 1980 On The Campaign Trail With Ronald Reagan

Over at Ace of Spades is an interesting post with a discussion of this business of Marco Rubio and how

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PRAGER U: Did Bush Lie Us Into War In Iraq?

  PRAGER U: Did Bush Lie Us Into War In Iraq?

Did George W. Bush lie to America about Saddam Hussein having weapons of mass destruction? Judith Miller, a Pulitzer Prize-winning

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Your Taxes Are Going Up And It’s Your Fault

  Your Taxes Are Going Up And It’s Your Fault

Well, some of you aren’t at fault. But most of you are, and so Thursday, when the House votes to

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Reflections On A Convalescence, 30 Years On

  Reflections On A Convalescence, 30 Years On

It’s my birthday today, as the hundreds of you who have filled my Facebook feed this morning with “Happy Birthday”

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BILL WHITTLE VIDEO: How To Stop The Civilizational Collapse

  BILL WHITTLE VIDEO: How To Stop The Civilizational Collapse

This is well worth about 26 minutes of your time, as it’s a 30,000-foot view of the current condition of

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Since We’ve Now Got A Modern-Day USS Pueblo Incident On Our Hands, Let’s Revisit The First One

  Since We’ve Now Got A Modern-Day USS Pueblo Incident On Our Hands, Let’s Revisit The First One

First, some context – earlier today, a pair of U.S. Navy riverine boats, which are essentially a smaller version of

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BAYHAM: The Battle That Care Forgot

  BAYHAM: The Battle That Care Forgot

This Friday marks the end of the bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans, one of the most consequential military

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BAYHAM: In New Orleans, History Is Actually Fighting City Hall

  BAYHAM: In New Orleans, History Is Actually Fighting City Hall

A year ago I visited the Finnish capital city of Helsinki and saw what I thought was an odd site:

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LAWSUITS & SLIPPERY SLOPES: Here’s What’s Happening Post-New Orleans Monument Removal

  LAWSUITS & SLIPPERY SLOPES: Here’s What’s Happening Post-New Orleans Monument Removal

Now that the New Orleans City Council has officially approved Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s proposal to remove Lee Circle, PGT Beauregard’s

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RE-POST: Robert E. Lee Was A Far, Far Better Man Than Mitch Landrieu

  RE-POST: Robert E. Lee Was A Far, Far Better Man Than Mitch Landrieu

Updated and re-posted from June 24. Robert E. Lee was a far, far better man than Mitch Landrieu, and therefore

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UPDATED: Trump And The Muslims

  UPDATED: Trump And The Muslims

Everybody’s all ablaze over Donald Trump’s statement this afternoon on immigration… Jeb Bush, John Kasich and Chris Christie all immediately

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SEVEN LESSONS FROM AN ELECTION-NIGHT DUMPSTER FIRE: Lesson Seven

  SEVEN LESSONS FROM AN ELECTION-NIGHT DUMPSTER FIRE: Lesson Seven

JOHN BEL EDWARDS ISN’T QUALIFIED TO CHANGE HISTORY, AND HE WON’T. Asked by the Wall Street Journal in January 2009

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