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Critical Race Theory: Myths, Marxism, and More

BY PAUL G. KENGOR Few modern topics have become as divisive as critical race theory, which is no surprise, given that CRT divides. It divides...

Renaissance and Reformation led to the American Revolution

American Minute with Bill Federer How did Islam's expansion lead to the Dark Ages, the Age of Discovery, the Renaissance, the Reformation, and finally, the American Revolution? In 12 years after Mohammed's death, 632-644 AD, jihadists conquered...

Private Property: The Indispensable Key to Political Freedom, Social Cooperation, and Economic Progress

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Imagine a society with no property rights: No law or officer of the law would prohibit you or punish you for...

Concluding Remarks, Joseph Story’s Commentaries on the Constitution

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 45,  CONCLUDING REMARKS Sec. 1903. We have now reviewed all...

Amendments to the Constitution – Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 44,  AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION Sec. 1851. We have...

Oaths of Office—Religious Test—Ratification of Constitution—Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 43,  OATHS OF OFFICE – RELIGIOUS TEST –...

Public Debts: Supremacy of Constitution and Laws—Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 42,  PUBLIC DEBTS: SUPREMACY OF CONSTITUTION AND LAWS Sec....

Conservatism and Foreign Policy

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST  In the wake of President Biden’s betrayal of Afghanistan, recalling the shameful abandonment of South Vietnam in 1975 - a policy...

Guaranty of Republican Government – Mode of Making Amendments — Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 41,  GUARANTY OF REPUBLICAN GOVERNMENT - MODE OF...

The Treatment of the Aged

GREAT IDEAS FROM THE GREAT BOOKS by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Dear Dr. Adler, The problem of the aged citizens of our society is of urgent concern....

The Formation of Habits

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Dear Dr. Adler, We hear so much about the power of habit in human life. William James says it is "the...

Bartolome’ de Las Casas — Protector of the Indians

American Minute with Bill Federer   Bartolome' de Las Casas left Spain in 1502 for the Caribbean, which was called the West Indies, where he became a...

Privileges of Citizens – Fugitives – Slaves — by Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 40,  PRIVILEGES OF CITIZENS - FUGITIVES - SLAVES Sec....

Definition and Evidence of Treason — Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 39,  DEFINITION AND EVIDENCE OF TREASON Sec. 1790. THE...

Bastille Day, Reign of Terror & French Revolution “liberté, égalité, fraternité”

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1781, the monarchs of France, 27-year-old King Louis XVI and 26-year-old Queen Marie Antoinette, sent the French navy and army to help America gain...

A Clarification on Definitions and an Introduction to Verbal Engineering

BY ROBERT F. BEAUDINE Let’s Make Our Culture Great Again! – Lesson 2 Every word you add to your vocabulary increases your awareness. If you’ve never heard...

Democracy: America’s Great Hope or Communism’s Trojan Horse?

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Generations of Americans have grown up hearing that America always has championed democracy and opposed illiberal ideologies such as fascism, socialism, and communism. But if...

Judiciary: Organization and Powers — Joseph Story

Founders Corner Library Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States, by Joseph Story, 1833 Volume 3, Chapter 38,  JUDICIARY - ORGANIZATION AND POWERS Sec. 1567. THE...

Religious Liberty After Fulton: Protected or Precarious?

BY JOHN A. SPARKS Sharonell Fulton had fostered 40 children over a 25-year period through Catholic Social Services (CSS), a private agency which conducted “home...

Let’s Make Our Culture Great Again! © – An Introduction

BY ROBERT F. BEAUDINE I’m a citizen philosopher and a citizen historian, which means I have not been trained by the Establishment. My formal training...