Leaders in History: Chairman ...

May 1, 2014 by

     Chairman Mao rose to power during the Communist Revolution in China.  Having chased the nationalist government to Taiwan,...

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On Absolute Individualism

Mar 11, 2014 by

One of America’s defining characteristics is its emphasis on what is called “absolute individualism,” i.e., the culture of...

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World War III

Mar 7, 2014 by

     In the time leading up to World War II, several major events occurred.  Germany lost World War I, ‘The Great...

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Red Shirts and Yankees

Oct 4, 2013 by

At a dinner-table discussion last week, two of my friends brought up the Civil War and had a debate over what was the “real” cause...

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The South-Western Dispute

Apr 20, 2013 by

     Now, one controversial issue in our history, which some people today bring up, is the Mexican-American War.  Its relevance...

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Quick Thoughts: Education

Nov 23, 2012 by

I know that a productive education begins with reading a core curriculum of books that some may call “great works”. These reads...

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