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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.

The image of the Cathedral of Notre Dame engulfed in flames will remain seared in memories. I was made aware of it when a student burst into my office shouting that the magnificent church was on fire. I was about…

Last week I did one of my routine exercises in my Marxism course at Grove City College. In that class, we scour everything on Marx and various strains and offshoots of Marxism. We read all sides — true liberal learning,…

Have you ever witnessed a miracle? Have you met a person who experienced one? Sure, I’ve experienced things that seem like they might have a supernatural component. Many to most of us probably have, at least at some point in…

Last week, Beto O’Rourke, who in November lost his bid to be a U.S. senator from Texas, announced to America with great excitement that he’s running for president of the United States. A beaming Beto left the unmistakable impression that…

R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr., venerable founder of this august publication, posted an important piece on Wednesday, titled, “The Left-Wing Crack-Up.” Tyrrell there revisited a term he popularized decades ago, captured in books such as The Liberal Crack-Up and The Clinton Crack-Up….

On Friday morning I was sitting alone gumming a bowl of oatmeal in the breakfast area of a Hampton Inn in Pontiac, Illinois, when I was assaulted by an absurdity on the widescreen TV. There I was, calmly minding my…

“He may be an SOB, but at least he’s our SOB.” That’s a famous quote attributed to FDR, who was allegedly speaking of a certain Latin American dictator. I’ve thought of it as I’ve watched our president’s supporters eviscerate Michael Cohen,…

Not many presidential candidates in American history, outside perhaps a Eugene Debs or Gus Hall, would announce a presidential bid vowing to “transform the country” and complete “the political revolution.” Then again, not many candidates have been like Bernie Sanders,…

I wrote here last week about the reaction to President Trump’s condemnation of socialism in his State of the Union. He said something indisputably factual and indubitably obvious to most Americans: “Here, in the United States, we are alarmed by new…

Watermelons: green on the outside, red on the inside. Leftist environmentalists hate that. And yet, they do little to eschew the label. Quite the contrary, they earn it in spades. They have from the outset. Whether sheer coincidence or because…

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