The Left After Communism

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Sorry, a moral felon can’t be a good historian.

The World’s Oldest Sickness

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The Gaza flotilla incident reminds us that the destiny of the Jew is to be eternally unsafe in this world.

David Irving: Anti-Semite & Holocaust Denier

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In his bestselling 1977 work, Hitler’s War, historian David Irving sought to present history “through Hitler’s eyes,” claiming that although Hitler was a “powerful and relentless military commander,” he was also a “lax and indecisive political leader.” Hitler’s War ultimately laid the basis for Irving’s lifelong claim that Hitler knew nothing of the Holocaust. It was during the 1980s that […]

Tom Hanks’ Anti-American History

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The Hollywood “historian” claims America fought the Japanese in WWII because they “were different.”

Censorship at UC Irvine

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The rights of the speaker vs. the “rights” of disruptors.

Roger Kimball: Howard Zinn Professor of Contempt – National Review Online

With Howard Zinn, contemporary American academia found its court historian. Zinn, who died January 27 at 87, was like a gigantic echo chamber, accurately reproducing — and actively reinforcing — every left-wing cliché with which the academy has abetted its sense of election these past several decades. “You see how smart he is,” saith the […]

A People’s History of Howard Zinn – The New Ledger

One of the unwritten laws of opinion journalism is to never kick a man when he’s dead, at least, not until an appreciable amount of time has passed. The question is whether this can or should hold true for those who make their living by doing precisely that. The death at the age of 87 […]

Eric Kurlander: Empathy for Hitler? What in the World is Oliver Stone Talking About? – HNN

Last week the director Oliver Stone caused quite a stir when, in describing his new Showtime mini-series, “A Secret History of America,” he declared that Adolf Hitler was an “easy scapegoat throughout history… [who]‘s been used cheaply.” “We can’t judge people as only ‘bad’ or ‘good,’” Stone continued. Even Hitler was “the product of a […]

Obama’s Tortured Rendezvous With Reality – by Jamie Glazov

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The President learns there are thousands of al-Qaeda terrorists who don’t give a damn that his middle name is Hussein.

The Palin Wonder – by Jamie Glazov

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Victor Davis Hanson sheds light on why Sarah Plain is gaining momentum and why the Left is foaming at the mouth.