Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The American Art of Renewal

Make America Great Again” is the oft-caricatured slogan of the Donald Trump presidency. When Trump was elected, he boasted of jump-starting the economy to...

Socialist Experiments

by David Boaz via CATO In the summer of 1982, after the Cato Institute’s week-long seminar at Dartmouth, I drove to Boston with one of...

The Power of Ideas and the Great Emancipation of 1834

by Lawrence W. Reed via FEE August 1st should be celebrated as one of the most glorious days for liberty in world history. You’re scratching your head about...

Once upon a Time, Small Business Made America Great

In just a year and a half, President Trump appears to be turning his slogan, "Make America Great Again," into that rarest of things:...

12 Advances of Civilization by Flawed White American Males

Every time I see another disparagement of American history and American white males, I am poked to compose a list of their accomplishments that...
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The Slow-Motion Financial Suicide of the Roman Empire

by Lawrence W. Reed, Marc Hyden via FEE More than 2,000 years before America’s bailouts and entitlement programs, the ancient Romans experimented with similar schemes. The Roman government...

Communists Brutally Murdered Russia’s Last Royal Family 100 Years Ago Today

July 17 marks the centennial of the killing of the Russian royal family. On that day a hundred years ago, the last tsar of...

Aristotle’s Defense of Private Property: 4 Reasons Communal Property Is Inferior

by Paul Meany via FEE In "The Communist Manifesto," Karl Marx aptly summarized the implications of a communist society, stating that “the theory of the Communists...

How Socialists Make Economics the “Dismal Science” in Spite of Rising Prosperity

by Kevin Villani via FEE Eighteenth-century economist Thomas Carlyle called economics a dismal science not just in reaction to economist Tomas Malthus’ view that economic...
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Times Change, but the Ideas Behind Independence Day Endure

Most people forget that when the Declaration of Independence was drafted and signed on or about July 4th 1776 it was both a revolutionary and...

The Declaration of Independence

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for...
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[VIDEO] The Amazing Life of Ulysses S. Grant | PragerU

No American led a more eventful life than Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States and the Union Army's most celebrated...

Ronald Reagan Showed Us How To Deal With Today’s Political Demonization

I think often of my first boss – President Ronald Reagan – and how blessed I was to work for this great man. As...
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Solzhenitsyn 40 Years Later

In June 1978 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn delivered the commencement address at Harvard titled “A World Split Apart.” It was a speech devoted to the emergence of “different...

Guns Haven’t Changed in America. People Have.

Having enjoyed my 82nd birthday, I am part of a group of about 50 million Americans who are 65 years of age or older. Those...
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[VIDEO] Niall Ferguson | The Rubin Report

Niall Ferguson sits down with Dave to discuss his background, his thoughts on the Intellectual Dark Web, Trump, academia, Brexit, the culture wars, Islam,...
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D-Day: June 6, 1944

In remembrance of the sacrifice that was made by thousands of men to recapture France and then Europe from Nazi occupation, below is the...

100 Years Ago, US Marines Helped Turn the Tide of World War I

Americans rightly remember the Americans who stormed the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944, to liberate Europe, but we also should commemorate the...

10 Uplifting Quotes by Richard Cobden, the Shining Knight of Classical Liberalism

by Garry M. Galles via FEE June 3rd marks the 1804 birth of “the Apostle of Free Trade,” Richard Cobden. He earned that name spearheading...

History is Clear, Central Banks Fail to Assure Economic Stability

by Richard M. Ebeling via Mises.org The world has been plagued with periodic bouts of the economic rollercoaster of booms and busts, inflations and recessions,...
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