Today's Politicos vs The Words and Deeds of The Founders

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Happy Independence Day!

Today when we commemorate the blessings bequeathed to us by the Founders is a good time to remember that those blessings come with responsibilities. It seems fitting that this should be our annual post on this day.

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July 3, 2015   22 Comments

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

Commodore Levy
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.

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July 1, 2015   No Comments

John Roberts: Words mean what he says they mean

Just the other day I stopped off at an International House of Pancakes for breakfast. I don’t usually eat breakfast out. Most often, my breakfast consists of some type of cereal marketed to kids that Michelle Obama demands I not eat, yet on this occasion I had the opportunity to eat a hearty breakfast that someone else cooked. So, I took advantage and looked forward to a big meal. The delightful hostess walked me to a table where soon an equally delightful waitress greeted me.

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June 30, 2015   4 Comments

Apple Saves The Day!

Apple is currently being run by a sensitive man and it shows. The corporate behemoth is ever-so-much more sensitive these days.

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June 25, 2015   3 Comments

Climate change – it’s not just for weather anymore

Recently, President Obama suggested that climate change “helped create the instability in Nigeria that was exploited by Boko Haram.” He further claimed that it was at least partially responsible for the civil war in Syria. Heck, it’s even a national security issue.

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June 15, 2015   6 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.

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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.

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June 7, 2015   2 Comments

Interview With Jack Kelly

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Once again, WWTFT has been fortunate enough to get to speak with another fine author. Jack Kelly has written a book (Band of Giants) that appealed to this reader/reviewer so much, that asking a few questions seemed like a necessity! Fortunately, Mr. Kelly was kind enough to oblige.

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June 5, 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

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Renowned historian Thomas Fleming graciously and generously agreed to answer a few questions about his last book, The Great Divide

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May 30, 2015   No Comments