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Posts in category “History”

Jim Jones & Harvey Milk: The Secret History

Cult City reveals how 1970s San Francisco led to Jonestown

Posted October 15th, 2018

Burning Down The Past

No money for upkeep of now-destroyed historical museum, but big state funds for ‘museum of tomorrow’

Posted September 3rd, 2018

Classical Liberalism Strikes Out

An interview with the author of Why Liberalism Failed

Posted January 9th, 2018

Decadence

Are we ‘sustainably decadent’? Ask the guys running the Silicon Valley ‘Brotopia’

Posted January 3rd, 2018

Omar Mohammed, A Good And Brave Man

He risked his life to document ISIS rape of Mosul, his city

Posted December 19th, 2017

Lutherans Have Issues With The Ben Op

Thoughts from the Issues, Etc. conference in Houston

Posted November 12th, 2017

The Shipwreck Of The Old World

Signs of the times: why liberal democracy and the American order is crumbling

Posted November 6th, 2017

Washington’s Church Ashamed Of Washington

Historic colonial Episcopal (of course) parish removing plaque

Posted October 28th, 2017

The Russian Saint And His Mistress

Matilda tells the story of a ballerina who loved a future Tsar and saint. Not everyone in Russia is okay with that

Posted October 12th, 2017

This Crisis? It’s Nothing

America has seen worse before. Like 1968 to 1973

Posted September 20th, 2017

Forget The Alamo? In Dallas, Maybe

Dallas education board ponders ghosting names of offensive white males Sam Houston, William Travis, and Jim Bowie from schools

Posted September 18th, 2017

Vietnam/Afghanistan

Lyndon Baines Trump prepares to throw more troops at a stalemate

Posted August 21st, 2017

Trump Is More In Touch Than You Think

Revealing post-Charlottesville poll paints different picture than media portray

Posted August 17th, 2017

Mob Rule In Durham

A preview of an America without the rule of law

Posted August 15th, 2017

The Active ‘Hillary,’ The Passive ‘Trump’

Two kinds of threats to the Western order

Posted July 18th, 2017

A Monumental History

Further thoughts on execrating Confederate statuary

Posted May 24th, 2017

The Day They Took Old Dixie Down

In New Orleans, erasing history will do nothing to make the present day better

Posted May 19th, 2017