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Goodbye, Columbus

Goodbye, Columbus

In 1492, “Columbus sailed the ocean blue” and discovered the New World. And Oct....

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Nixon and Kennedy: The Myths and Reality

Nixon and Kennedy: The Myths and Reality

Had there been no Dallas, there would have been no Camelot. There would have been...

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Unearthing Richard III

Unearthing Richard III

On February 4th, the University of Leicester announced that the bones unearthed...

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Birth of the Victory Riot

Birth of the Victory Riot

The great mystery of my lifetime has been the 1960s. It’s worth returning to...

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The Myth of Northern Innocence

The Myth of Northern Innocence

Burly-and-bearded country singer Trace Adkins ruffled all the usual feathers and...

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Is Fascism Innately Anti-Semitic?

Is Fascism Innately Anti-Semitic?

Fascism is presumed to be intrinsically and violently anti-Semitic, and the...

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The Greatest Generation Has Left the Building

The Greatest Generation Has Left the Building

The recent anniversaries of Hiroshima and Nagasaki’s destruction by atomic bombs...

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Declamations of Independence

Declamations of Independence

Every Fourth of July, a heretical question nags: Would it have been so bad if...

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Counting the Dead Equally

Counting the Dead Equally

Much to the consternation of Western intellectuals and journalists, Hungary’s...

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The Eternal German Guilt Trip

The Eternal German Guilt Trip

Political correctness has permeated the historian’s craft to such a degree that...

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A Fiscal Quarrel Called The Civil War

A Fiscal Quarrel Called The Civil War

Confederates are a misunderstood bunch. April marked 150 years since the first...

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My Dinner With Vilfredo Pareto

My Dinner With Vilfredo Pareto

My list of historical personages I’d invite to a dinner party doesn’t include...

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Churchill: More Myth Than Legend

Churchill: More Myth Than Legend

Last week a country-club Republican friend in Palm Beach gave me a copy of The...

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Henry Kissinger’s Fakepolitik

Henry Kissinger’s Fakepolitik

Henry Kissinger should emulate Old Marley’s ghost, which “floated out upon the...

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