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Peter S. Rieth

Peter S. Rieth
Peter S. Rieth is a political scientist educated at Hillsdale College. He writes a blog called Afterthoughts on Literature and has written on political subjects for conservative American and foreign outlets.
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To save itself, Western Europe must flood itself with the vitality of Eastern European culture. The alternative is that Western Europe will continue to wither away and die... 'The Slav Epic' cycle No.18: 'The Oath...
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Pope Francis believes the remedy for Europe's woes is a return to its humanist Christian cultural core. It is a noble vision, but one wonders to what extent it is realistic... Editor's Note: Pope...
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When Donald Trump's supporters elected him president, they did not expect a pacifist; but they did expect a president who would make America great again, in part, by restoring constitutional government... President...
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Poland is ruled by the same sort of people who brought her to ruin in 1939, and if they do not change course soon, Poland will be forgotten and cease to exist... This is the way the world ends This is the way the world ends This...
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The citizen and the legal immigrant are superior; the non-citizen and the illegal immigrant are inferior. To view the two as equals is the definition of national suicide... As one of many Americans whose citizenship is...
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To ask boys and girls to read Tom Sawyer nowadays may be perceived as cruelty to children. To ask adults to take the book seriously is to risk being called a racist. As with most liberal learning, Tom Sawyer is slowly being relegated to university studies. This...
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By speaking out harshly against Germany, President Donald Trump has stood up for the millions of decent, hard-working, God-fearing Eastern Europeans who have borne the burden of inhuman poverty for too long... American liberals pose as advocates...
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What FDR called “the conception of Americanism” is far more important than the conception of “conservatism” or “liberalism”—and it is this same conception that President Donald Trump carries into office with him now... Conservatism, being a...
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The Trump presidency offers Democrats the chance to split the Republican Party by standing with President Trump on some issues. If they don’t do this, Americans will continue preferring a divided Republican party over a Democratic party which simply represents partisan fringe groups rather than the great...

On the morning of November 9th, 2016, a shocked world, fed daily by polls and surveys with data pointing to the imminent defeat of Donald Trump, woke up and wondered how the establishment could have been so wrong....
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"Being German," wrote Thomas Mann, "means culture, soul, freedom, art and not civilization, society, the right to vote." Following the collapse of Europe in 1945, a new Germany has risen from the rubble of Europe’s historic capitals and...
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I should like to take it upon myself to explode some of the more ridiculous notions now in circulation in the mainstream press on the subject of Europe and provide for readers a clearer picture of the continent...
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The young woman closed her eyes on the night just prior to her wedding and found herself being addressed by Mary, the Mother of God. The young woman was promised a wedding in a red dress. She dutifully and...
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Born on Easter in April of 1865, Saint Urszula Ledóchowska taught that great men and women are brought up on the holy laps of Christian mothers. This Austrian-born Countess had a most holy mother who brought up...