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by | Jun 8, 2021

Washington and Lee University has announced that it will keep its name. In normal times that would seem unexceptional. Both…

by | May 4, 2021

Bonaparte or Napoleon? Revolutionary general carrying the banner of liberal humanism across Europe? Tyrannical emperor imposing arrogant domination? Or epic…

by | Dec 27, 2020

How long must the South be chastised for its history? For the editors of the New York Times, apparently, the…

by | Dec 23, 2020

We live in an age that obsesses over past evils while ignoring present ones. In this spirit, the checkered Virginia…

by | Nov 22, 2020

The president is threatening to veto the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Currently set for conference committee to resolve…

by | Aug 5, 2020

When mobs are attacking statues of Ulysses S. Grant, it is difficult to have an intelligent discussion about why some…

by | Jul 14, 2020

One of Winston’s Churchill’s duties as First Lord of the Admiralty was to submit names for new navy ships to…

by | Jun 24, 2020

Tearing down statues has become the latest nihilistic pleasure in America. Never mind legal process, property ownership, and democratic decision….

by | Jun 19, 2020

Newspapers: No Longer Businesses, But Arm Candy for Billionaires Weep not for the impending death of the mainstream media; the…

by | Jun 16, 2020

Yesterday here at The American Spectator, the estimable Doug Bandow posted a very well-reasoned column containing possibly the best argument…

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