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Mark Tapson

Mark Tapson

The Road to Civilizational Collapse

2021-09-30T02:31:11-05:00September 30, 2021|

On the cusp of the 2008 presidential election, then-candidate Barack Obama memorably told a crowd at Missouri University that “we are five days from fundamentally transforming the United States of America.” This notion that the incoming administration intended to burn down the old, flawed America, so that a [...]

Robert L. Paquette, PhD

Robert L. Paquette, PhD

Social Justice is Not Justice

2021-09-02T02:01:56-05:00August 31, 2021|

Decades of trained fire from high-profile insiders who span a wide range on the political continuum have failed to stanch the drip-by-drip decline of higher education in the United States.   The litany of complaint includes soaring costs, curricular incoherence and emptiness, politicization of classrooms, thickening bureaucracies, grade [...]

Raymond Ibrahim

Raymond Ibrahim

The Armenian Genocide: Past, Present, and Future?

2021-07-29T20:09:23-05:00July 31, 2021|

On April 24, 2021, Joe Biden became the first sitting U.S. president formally to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide.  What was this genocide about, and what is its significance for today? The Genocide Education Project offers a summary of that tragic event that transpired during World War I, specifically [...]

Kyle Shideler

Kyle Shideler

The Future of National Security is Increasingly Local

2021-06-30T16:36:27-05:00June 30, 2021|

Under the Constitution, the federal government has the responsibility to provide for the national security of the United States. Congress has the power to raise and fund armies and navies, to declare war, and to make laws regarding such non-state foreign threats as piracy. The president has the [...]

Abby W. Schachter

Abby W. Schachter

Family Matters, But Not to BLM

2021-06-14T19:04:24-05:00June 20, 2021|

In August 2020, more than 600 Jewish organizations signed an open letter in The New York Times endorsing the radical political movement Black Lives Matter (BLM).  This is cause for serious concern. BLM’s stance is that Israel is an occupying/colonizing force that oppresses the Palestinian people. That was [...]

Richard Landes, PhD

Richard Landes, PhD

Proleptic Dhimmitude: Why Diaspora Muslims have a free hand to act out

2021-06-01T12:57:29-05:00May 30, 2021|

In the 21st century, an ominous paradox developed: on the one hand, progressives increasingly demanded the banishing of hate speech, in some cases down to micro-aggressions. And yet within this increasingly severe approach, Islam became a double exception to the rule. Islamist hate speech did not count; negative [...]

Mary Grabar, PhD

Mary Grabar, PhD

The 1619 Project: Stripping Away Manhood

2021-04-23T18:27:29-05:00April 30, 2021|

The great abolitionist Frederick Douglass began his career as a speaker on the abolition circuit by relating his experiences as a slave, sometimes revealing to shocked audiences his whip-scarred back. A large photograph of such a back of a slave is featured in The 1619 Project, a special [...]

Raymond Ibrahim

Raymond Ibrahim

The Most Tragic Story Never Told: The Muslim Persecution of Christians

2021-07-28T17:36:56-05:00March 30, 2021|

Few phenomena are as horrifically widespread as they are virtually unknown—at least in the West—as the Muslim persecution of Christians. The general facts are undeniable and have been and continue to be documented in a number of reports issued by a variety of human rights organizations around the [...]

Robert L. Paquette, PhD

Robert L. Paquette, PhD

The 1619 Project and the Constitution: Was It Proslavery or Antislavery?

2021-02-19T15:27:57-05:00February 28, 2021|

On 18 August 2019, the New York Times devoted its Sunday magazine to rolling out a deftly orchestrated initiative to rewrite American history through the distorting prism of Critical Race Theory.  Nikole Hannah-Jones, an activist journalist with the newspaper, orchestrated the 1619 Project and furnished it with its [...]

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