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The Empire Quacks
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The Empire Quacks

By comparing America to the empires of the ancient world and Europe, Charles Maier has attempted to answer the question, Is America an empire?  While his book reveals an author of immense learning, Among Empires is unsatisfying, not only because Maier answers his question in the negative . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to...

The Imperial Trajectory
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The Imperial Trajectory

“We oppose militarism.  It means conquest abroad and intimidation and oppression at home.  It means the strong arm which has ever been fatal to free institutions.  It is . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to access the full article and gain access to other exclusive features. Already a subscriber? Sign in here

The Now and Future Pat Buchanan
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The Now and Future Pat Buchanan

Did Pat Buchanan’s politics fail?  That is not a question Joseph Scotchie’s biography explicitly seeks to answer, but it is one that a reader of the book cannot help asking.  As the Reform Party’s candidate, in his third and last presidential bid, Buchanan earned less than . . . Subscribers Only Subscribe now to access...

Congress vs. the Second Amendment
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Congress vs. the Second Amendment

“A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” —The Second Amendment Like a recidivist criminal free to strike at will, the United States Congress slashed the Bill of Rights last year, tearing through the widely ignored Second...