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  • Robert Conquest, 20th Century Defender of Democracy, Dies at 98

    Robert Conquest, 20th Century Defender of Democracy, Dies at 98

    Robert Conquest, the historian whose landmark studies of Stalin’s purges and the Ukraine famine documented the horrors comitted by the Soviet regime against its own citizens, died last week at 98.

  • Understanding Pollard: He is Not the Victim his Supporters Portray

    Understanding Pollard: He is Not the Victim his Supporters Portray

    Jonathan Pollard, the U.S. intelligence analyst who spied for Israel and was sentenced to life in prison, could be released as early as November, when he becomes eligible for mandatory parole, according to the Justice Department.

  • Sin of Contemporaneity: Cleansing History By Applying Today's Standards To Our Ancestors

    Sin of Contemporaneity: Cleansing History By Applying Today’s Standards To Our Ancestors

    It is good that the Confederate battle flag has been removed from the South Carolina statehouse grounds. It properly belongs in a museum. Robert E. Lee himself would agree.

  • Proposal To Remove Hamilton From $10 Bill Is An Assault on U.S. History

    Proposal To Remove Hamilton From $10 Bill Is An Assault on U.S. History

    Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew announced in mid-June that the Treasury Department’s 2020 redesign of the $10 bill will feature a female portrait. While including women on our currency is long overdue, and a welcome step, removing Alexander Hamilton makes no sense. In fact, it is an assault upon American history itself.

  • Obama's choice for Justice Dept.: Defender of radical cop-killer

    Obama’s choice for Justice Dept.: Defender of radical cop-killer

    Adegbile represented Mumia Abu-Jamal, a radical Philadelphia journalist who was convicted of killing a police officer.