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    Through the travail of the ages, Midst the pomp and toil of war, I have fought and strove and perished Countless times upon this star. In the form of many people In all panoplies of time Have I seen the luring vision Of the Victory Maid, sublime. I...
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Last month, I was fortunate enough to once again work at the Kansas City Catholic Homeschool Conference.  As I was setting up my table, a couple sat down at the table next to mine and began...

On December 31, 2015, a mob of young Arab and North African men, perhaps as many as 1,000, assaulted, groped, harassed, and in some cases even raped European women in Cologne, Germany. It took almost a...
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Ridley Scott’s TV adaptation of Phillip K. Dick's The Man in the High Castle came to Amazon in November, and bluntly put, it’s a horrifying ten hours. The premise says it all: What...
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Seventy-two years ago, a slave army began the liberation of Europe in a small Belorussian village called Lenino. The Polish soldiers who fought in the battle of Lenino were slaves in the classical sense: living spoils of war...
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It is rather difficult to write intelligently about Stefan Kisielewski's first novel without prefacing the effort with a very long apologia. Perhaps it would be enough to simply say that his book is akin to Thoreau's
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Years ago, as an angry young man, I was a leading member of a white supremacist organization in my native England. I am no longer young, nor am I angry, and in my book Race...

President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered his farewell speech to the nation in a television broadcast on January 17, 1961. The full text is below. —The Editor My fellow Americans: Three days from now, after half...
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"I understand that if I attack the West, the Poles will honor their commitments to their allies and attack us. This is why I have decided to attack Poland." -Adolf Hitler, 22 August 1939 Berchtesgaden officers conference
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Dugway Proving Ground, UT Like an emerald dropped by Sinbad's roc into the Valley of the Serpents, Camp James Wilkinson, amidst the sand, sparkled from the red sun that was setting in Nevada across...
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On December 3rd, 1945, the President of the United States awarded the Legion of Merit to Marshal Michał Rola Żymierski. Marshal Żymierski would die in 1989 as the last Pole to carry the honorific rank...
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There is a warm spot in my heart for Sir Cecil Spring-Rice because he loved Theodore Roosevelt and disdained Woodrow Wilson. He also wrote the hymn “I Vow to Thee My Country” which some progressivists have forbidden their...

Cpl. Joseph D. Klugewicz "Then there's one thing you men will be able to say when this war is over and you get back home. Thirty years from now when...

Still slightly hung over from too much French champagne and cognac at the wedding of a French Count, I was driving from France to Germany on June 6, 1994, the fiftieth anniversary of D-Day. The perfunctory wedding ceremony had...