Culture

Fighting Big Education, Part II, the Framework

Vassar Bushmills So that backward glance to the 60s reveals that what we thought was just a blip in our history— Yankee imperialism, force-feeding Christianity on non-Christian cultures (trust me, I heard it all), and the best gag of all, our warmongering being forced on a culture of youth who only [Read More]

Heroes

Wild West: Kit Carson-Fur Trapper, Indian Agent & Soldier

American Minute with William J. Federer Following Lewis and Clark’s expedition, notable mountain men explored America’s west. Notable names include: John Frémont, Joseph Meek, John Sutter, Peter Skene Ogden, Jedediah Smith, William Sublette, Hugh Glass, Jim Bridger and Kit Carson. Kit Carson was a fur trapper, soldier and Indian agent. [Read More]

Social Issues

Thanksgiving And The Giving of Thanks

Thanksgiving is upon us, our unique North American Holiday (yes, our Canadian friends celebrate it too, but on a different day a month earlier). Oh, I almost forgot. It’s also celebrated ( and properly so) as a national holiday in the Caribbean Republic of Grenada, every year on October 25. [Read More]

Social Issues

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Proclamation Issued by President George Washington, at the request of Congress, on October 3, 1789 By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for [Read More]

Education

From the college course catalog. . . .

Today’s entrant is Williams College, which U.S. News and World Report ranked as the best liberal arts college in 2016. It is true that, if you pick your way through the history courses, you can find a handful substantive history classes there. The vast majority of classes, however, are entirely [Read More]