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Political Payback at the Expense of American Jobs

Political Payback at the Expense of American Jobs

As unemployment continues to be problematic and the nation’s GDP falls, Washington has proven once again to be no friend of American enterprise. Two successful American manufacturers continue to be targets, not of international interests, but of the Justice Department ...

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Ronald Reagan and His Legacy

Ronald Reagan and His Legacy

Since his death in 2004, Ronald Reagan has gained in popularity among the general public each of those seven years. In 2010 voters in a Discovery Channel poll of the 25 Greatest Americans even made Reagan their number-one pick. Even among historians and academics who have often viewed the Gipper in a lesser light, Reagan has consistently been ranked higher each successive year. How will he rank in the future? Though it is still too early to say definitively, there is little question...

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The President Who Wasn’t Saved by the Bell

The President Who Wasn’t Saved by the Bell

James Garfield was an ex-Civil War hero, and his experience in war had left him a fatalist. Not long after he was elected president, he told a friend that assassination “can no more be guarded against than death by lightning; ...

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Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley: Molly Pitcher

Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley: Molly Pitcher

Born in 1754, Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley was the daughter of a New Jersey dairy farmer. Apparently dairy farming wasn’t for her, because young Mary became a domestic servant at the age of thirteen and married the same year. Her husband, William Hays, caught Revolutionary fever and later enlisted as a gunner in the Pennsylvania Artillery. During the Philadelphia Campaign (1777-1778), Mary soon joined her husband as a camp follower and both wintered with George Washington at Valley Forge.

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Two Presidents – A Common Inheritance

Two Presidents – A Common Inheritance

The Civil War, The War Between the States, The Lost Cause. Though it had several titles, the American Civil War’s causes were much more complicated than is often presented by modern pundits. Some say it was all about slavery, while ...

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More Insanity in the War on Drugs

More Insanity in the War on Drugs

First came “Operation Fast and Furious,” in which the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Justice Department orchestrated the transport of firearms across our borders into the waiting hands of drug cartels in Mexico. Now, we ...

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