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Brion McClanahan

Brion McClanahan
Dr. Brion McClanahan is the author or co-author of four books, The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers (Regnery 2009), The Founding Fathers Guide to the Constitution (Regnery 2012), Forgotten Conservatives in American History (Pelican 2012), and The Politically Incorrect Guide to Real American Heroes (Regnery 2012).

Thomas Jefferson is perhaps the greatest enigma of the American age. He wrote and spoke on so many topics that he has become the symbol of virtually every strain of uniquely American political thought. Jefferson is...
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In graduate school, I was assigned by the resident “New South” historian I’ll Take My Stand by Twelve Southerners as my final paper. I eagerly accepted the project. This was in my back-yard, so...
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Several times in his dense treatises, John Taylor of Caroline, the systematic philosopher of Jeffersonian democracy, warned that political terms are treacherous and their exact meaning must be examined with care. Because, words are themselves...