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Lincoln and the Jews A History By Jonathan D. Sarna and Benjamin Shapell

This book is about what the title says it is. But the focus is not as narrow as that title would suggest. Even Lincoln experts are likely to learn something from this far-reaching study of Lincoln and the Jews. Read the rest of this entry »

July 26, 2015   2 Comments

The State of the American Mind Edited by Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow

The essays in this book cover a great deal of territory and all are essential reading for anyone struggling to understand what has happened to America.Read the rest of this entry »

July 19, 2015   3 Comments

Commodore Levy A Novel of Early America in the Age of Sail By Irving Litvag

Having read Saving Monticello (reviewed here) by Marc Leepson, this reviewer wanted to know more about Commodore Uriah Phillips Levy, the man who did the saving and the subject of this novel. Read the rest of this entry »

July 1, 2015   No Comments

A PUSH In the Wrong Direction

More details have come out on the new Advanced Placement U.S. History exam (APUSH) issued by the College Board in 2014. It's pretty bad, to say the least. It is nothing less than an “official” account of the American past, written by leftists with an agenda.Read the rest of this entry »

June 10, 2015   No Comments

Common Gore

Common Core has now rolled out a science curriculum for elementary and high school that will warm the cockles of Al Gore’s heart, without, of course, producing any green house gases. This is not the place to guess what other noxious substances Mr. Gore generates.Read the rest of this entry »

June 7, 2015   2 Comments

Follow Up to Thomas Fleming Interview

At WWTFT we have been privileged to speak with notable and learned scholars like Thomas Fleming.  In our interviews, we try to extend the knowledge we’ve gained from reading their work, by asking questions about items of particular interest to …

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June 1, 2015   No Comments

An Interview with Thomas Fleming

Renowned historian Thomas Fleming graciously and generously agreed to answer a few questions about his last book, The Great DivideRead the rest of this entry »

May 30, 2015   No Comments

The Great Divide The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson That Defined A Nation By Thomas Fleming

This is an absorbing book that will enlighten many and shock some. Much has been written about Thomas Jefferson’s clash with Alexander Hamilton, but the differences between George Washington and Jefferson have received little attention. The Great Divide rectifies that neglect and more.Read the rest of this entry »

May 16, 2015   2 Comments

Scratch a Progressive and a Totalitarian Bleeds

Leftist or Democrat could have been substituted for progressive in the title, but since President Obama prides himself on being a progressive it seemed the appropriate term. Whatever the appellation, this president and his party have demonstrated that despotism is …

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May 4, 2015   6 Comments

The Price of Hubris

Neither leftists nor the media (but I repeat myself) hesitate to throw the racist/bigot stone at anyone who sets off their radar-like sensitivities. However, when it comes to this president, the system shuts down.Read the rest of this entry »

April 24, 2015   7 Comments