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Paul Kengor
Paul Kengor
Paul Kengor is professor of political science at Grove City College in Grove City, Pa., and senior academic fellow at the Center for Vision & Values. Dr. Kengor is author of over a dozen books, including A Pope and a President: John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century, The Politically Incorrect Guide to Communism, and Dupes: How America’s Adversaries Have Manipulated Progressives for a Century.
by | Aug 17, 2019

We’ve witnessed for decades a long march by the secular Left to tear down Western civilization. The credo was best captured by Jesse Jackson’s infamous exhortation, “Hey, hey, ho, ho, Western civ has got to go!” And yet, Jackson’s own…

by | Aug 10, 2019

He might not eagerly admit it, but the distinguished George Will has a long, storied history with this venerable publication — dating back to before it was The American Spectator. In fact, dating back to its founding days in humble…

by | Aug 1, 2019

There’s a provocative article by NYU professor Tim Naftali in the Atlantic titled “Ronald Reagan’s Long-Hidden Racist Conversation With Richard Nixon.” It reports an insulting statement made by Gov. Ronald Reagan to President Richard Nixon in October 1971. Naftali lays out the context…

by | Jul 22, 2019

When I first heard that Donald Trump went after Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (I had not heard of Ayanna Pressley), I immediately expressed gratitude that someone had the guts to push back. These three congresswomen are unhinged,…

by | Jul 4, 2019

As an exercise in self-immolation this July 4th fireworks season, I read Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissenting opinion in the Bladensburg cross case. It’s a flaming attack upon religious freedom — the first freedom in our Bill of Rights. At the…

by and | Jun 28, 2019

Did Ronald Reagan have an illegitimate child with his high school and college sweetheart? That provocative question is raised by Bob Spitz in a major biography of Ronald Reagan. Spitz, New York Times bestselling biographer of figures as diverse as…

by | Jun 27, 2019

Both my country and I lost a great friend and freedom fighter this week: Herb Meyer, an unsung hero of the Cold War. He received the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal for his November 1983 memo predicting a Soviet collapse…

by | Jun 14, 2019

Imagine if Donald Trump announced he would change his longtime opposition to public funding of abortion in order to ensure that black, Hispanic, and poor women can abort their babies. Would liberals need even 10 seconds before foaming at the…

by | Jun 9, 2019

“I came here to do glory to the mother of God and also to spite those bastards.” It wasn’t exactly what Jesus might have said, but one can sympathize with this sentiment from a Polish citizen long repressed by the…

by | Jun 3, 2019

I was surprised and saddened to learn about the death of Edmund Morris this past week. He died suddenly as the result of a stroke at age 78. A man who gave us great biographies of Teddy Roosevelt, Morris is…

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