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Getting Reagan Right

PAUL G. KENGOR, INSTITUTE FOR FAITH AND FREEDOM Marcus Witcher’s Getting Right with Reagan: The Struggle for Conservatism, 1980-2016 is an impressive work but also one that...

Cato’s Letters: 300 Years

CHRIS EDWARDS, CATO INSTITUTE I grabbed a book off my shelf the other day that I had not read in years. The English Libertarian Heritage is a sampling of essays...

Jerusalem: A Biblical and Historical Case for the Jewish Capital

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Last week was momentous, for Israel as well as for the United States. And it was the validation of so much hard...

Marking Natural Law with Mark Levin

BY PAUL G. KENGOR Take in something lasting and satisfying this summer. Take a look at Mark Levin’s new book, Rediscovering Americanism and the Tyranny of...

8 Goofs in Jonathan Gruber’s Health Care Reform Book

This Obamacare architect’s propaganda piece is a comic of errors MATT PALUMBO, THE FREEMAN In one of life’s bitter ironies, I recently found a book by...

The Sphinx

Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II, by Nicholas Wapshott BOOK REVIEW BY CARL L. BANKSTON III The complicated strategic struggle...

Dickens’ Christmas Mystery

For fun Christmas reading this season, I highly recommend John Grisham’s “Skipping Christmas,” or Maeve Binchy’s “This Year It Will Be Different.” For a...

Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing

EDUCATION REPORTER, BOOK REVIEWS Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman, Twelve Publishing, 2014 “Well, what do you think?” That’s...

“The Great and Holy War”

How World War I Became a Religious Crusade and Reshaped the Religious Landscape ROBERT H. CLEMM, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES Historian Fritz Stern once remarked...

John Adams: Party of One—Man of God

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Editor's Note: This book review was previously published in 2005 at NewsMax.com and elsewhere on the Net. It wasn't too many...

Democrats And Jobs: Love Them Or Hate Them?

MARK W. HENDRICKSON Historically, the Democrats proudly have worn the mantle of “the party of labor.” In practice, though, there has been an interesting dichotomy:...

Climate Science a Fraud, Not A Mistake

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY A new book called The Deliberate Corruption of Climate Science makes the case that climate change is a fraud. The global warming...

The Inside Story of Roe v. Wade

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY How did America become one of only four nations (along with Canada, China, and North Korea) that allow abortions for any reason,...

Happily Never After

SARAH SKWIRE, THE FREEMAN Francis Spufford’s Red Plenty has been ably reviewed in these pages before. But it’s a book I can’t stop talking about and...

Illiberal Arts

Cataloguing systematic suppression of speech on campus ALLEN MENDENHALL, THE FREEMAN Greg Lukianoff. Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate. Encounter Books. 2014....

The Remarkable Ronald Reagan

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY I suggest that parents who have children in public school look at their textbooks and check the index for the name Ronald...

Handbook for Surviving Obamacare – Schlafly

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Dr. Betsy McCaughey, former Lieutenant Governor of New York State, is the only person I actually know who read the 1,000 pages...

The World Until Yesterday, by Jared Diamond

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Jared Diamond’s last two books aimed at accounting for the rise and fall of civilizations. Guns, Germs, and Steel offered...

Book Review: "Recall Abortion" by Janet Morana

BOOK REVIEW, PRIESTS FOR LIFE Americans are savvy consumers. When a product does not live up to its promise, we boycott, we sue and finally,...

Book Review: “Recall Abortion” by Janet Morana

BOOK REVIEW, PRIESTS FOR LIFE Americans are savvy consumers. When a product does not live up to its promise, we boycott, we sue and finally,...

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Government transparency should not be controversial

~Shining light on EPA actions should get 100% support – but is opposed by the usual suspects~ Duggan Flanakin Ballot harvesting, behind-the-curtains ballot counting and other...

Your Mother is on the Roof

BY T.F. STERN My father had a library of stories and jokes that he’d share, usually when we were a captive audience while on a...

Preserving courtroom and verdict integrity

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Our civil justice system is as much at risk as the integrity of ballots, elections and democracy~ Big Media, Big Tech, Big Academia,...

With Locally-run Elections, a Handful of Big Dem Cities Now Control US

BY SELWYN DUKE Democrats have lamented how the Electoral College gives smaller states outsized influence over presidential elections. But consider what they’ve done via illegal...