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Walter E. Williams: There’s Nothing Free

Walter E. Williams, It was Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman who made famous the adage, “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” Professor Friedman could have added that there is a difference between something’s being free and something’s having a zero price. For example, people say that there’s free public education and there are

The Best Presidential Transition In American History #Trump45

Jeff Crouere, In his inaugural address, our nation’s 45th President delivered a powerful populist message that reiterated many of the favorite themes from his successful campaign. Obviously, our new President was sincere during his campaign and did not just recite popular themes to elicit votes. He does intend to give power back to the American

Welcome To One of The Most Pivotal Weeks In Modern American History

Michael Snyder Economic Collapse, Will the next four years bring us together as a nation, or will anger, frustration, strife and discord tear us much farther apart? Many are anticipating that a wonderful new era of peace and prosperity is just a few days away, but others are using terms such as “civil unrest” and

Justice Thomas and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Emmett Tyrrell, Recently, a voice of the conservative media did what he is supposed to do, to wit, tell the rest of the story. The mainstream media only tells America part of the story. They tell us how they perceive the world and leave it at that. This is why so much of recent American

What you don’t know about Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli pirates

Brian Kilmeade, Editor’s note: The following excerpt is from “Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates” by Brian Kilmeade now available in paperback. Commodore Edward Preble, commander of the USS Constitution, had spent much of the summer of 1804 dealing with heavy seas of the Tripoli coast where he tried to maintain his blockade. He had

7 Books That Make American History Great Again

Note: These recommendations come from Regnery Publishing.  2016 has been the year of thinking differently about America—so what better gift to give this Christmas than a book that provides a very different perspective on a piece of American history? Here are 7 books that will keep even hardcore history buffs intrigued: 1. 9 Presidents Who Screwed

Standing Rock: A Great Sioux Nation Perspective

Jon Bowne | Infowars, A look into the complicated situation taking place in North Dakota. The unyielding corporacratic encroachment of the 3.7 Billion dollar Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock in the Dakotas is essentially the painful opening up of a very old wound in American History. This deliberate neglect of the established rights expressed

Trump Can Revive Reagan’s ‘Informed American Patriotism’

Robert Davi, If you’ll recall, right here on Breitbart on June 16 , 2015, I wrote my first article on Donald J. Trump, and at that moment laid out the case for why I knew he was the voice America was waiting for. I received much ridicule, even from friends. As the weeks progressed, I

Trump On Tim Kaine in Virginia to 6,500 Supporters: ‘She Made the Wrong Pick!’

Alex Swoyer, Donald Trump blasted his rival Hillary Clinton and her running mate Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) during a packed campaign rally in Roanoke, Virginia at the Berglund Center on Saturday night. “He’s not very popular,” Trump criticized of Kaine in his home state, saying Kaine won his election by a small margin. Trump went on to tout that he’s nearly

George Zimmerman says he’s selling gun used to shoot and kill Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch captain acquitted of murder charges in the 2012 shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin, said Wednesday he is auctioning off the gun used in the shooting. “I recently received it back from the Department of Justice. They took it after my trial, after I was exonerated,” Zimmerman told Fox 35

The Greatest Conservative President in American History

Conn Carroll University of Colorado at Colorado Assistant Professor of Political Science Springs Joseph Postell makes the case for Calvin Coolidge as the greatest conservative president ever, in the February issue of Townhall Magazine. Presidents’ Day offers us an opportunity to learn from the examples of great presidents who offer guidance for today’s challenges. For

American History: Camp Asylum, Archeologists race to uncover Civil War prison

 Racing against time, South Carolina archeologists are digging to uncover the remnants of a Civil War-era prisoner-of-war camp before the site in downtown Columbia is cleared to make room for a mixed-use development. The researchers have been given four months to excavate a small portion of the 165-acre grounds of the former South Carolina State