Rush Limbaugh and the End of the Ancien Regime in America

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The "Ancien Regime" was the name given to the French dynasties from the 15th Century until the monarchy was thrown down by the French Revolution in 1787. It was a bloody and cruel affair, producing...

How the Tea Party Replaced National Review as the Intellectual Standard Bearer for Conservatism

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In March 2011 I suggested that the Tea Party had become the intellectual antidote to the Left, which was never really that difficult. But it was not so much to tweak the Left that I wrote that as to serve notice...

The Doctrine of Liberty, The Original Republican Brand, Will Donald Trump Restore it?

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Will he want to? Does he even know it exists? Well now he does, and now Donald Trump knows that the Doctrine of Liberty is that tiny little bug, buried deep in the American soul...

We Need a Ben Franklin in America’s Board Room, and Newt’s the Man

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Ben Franklin was 70 when the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, and 81 when the Constitution was signed in 1787. He signed both. So, he was the original Ben Franklin in America's first...

It’s Those Damned 7-11 Cameras That Are the Real Racists, Not Cops

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Why are some people saying the cops are targeting blacks?  Statistics prove otherwise, only no one, especially in the Jungle, reads statistics. Pictures are much better. And they're found in video, and boy, does America's convenience store have warehouses full,...

Wyatt Earp’s Justifications for Killing off the Cowboys

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"For my handling of the situation at Tombstone, I have no regrets. Were it to be done over again, I would do exactly as I did at that time. If the outlaws and their friends and allies imagined that they could intimidate or exterminate...