Karl Marx Mancrushes on Abe Lincoln (Or, How To Make Ron Paul’s Head Explode)

ISReview: Lincoln’s proclamation is even more important than the Maryland campaign. Lincoln is a sui generis figure in the annals of history. He has no initiative, no idealistic impetus, no cothurnus, no historical trappings. He gives his most important actions always the most commonplace form….His latest...

U.S. House of Representatives Apologizes for Slavery

Well it’s about damn time: The House on Tuesday issued an unprecedented apology to black Americans for the wrongs committed against them and their ancestors who suffered under slavery and Jim Crow segregation laws. “Today represents a milestone in our nation’s efforts to remedy the ills of...

Untended Wounds

I used to get a periodic newsletter in my email; a conservative bookseller’s club.  I signed up for it, to be honest, I have a tendancy to do such things.  Though I haven’t in some time, I’ll occasionally check out the Christian Broadcast Network, typically when I’m really pressed...

One Inconvenient Truth About Michael Medved: He’s An Imbecile

The title says it all: “Six inconvenient truths about the U.S. and slavery”. Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is, a revisionist ‘essay’ on slavery – and yes, it’s as bad as (if not worse than) you’d expect, considering the source. Apparently erstwhile movie...