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To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876

To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union, and the Crisis of 1876

Via: Vic Eldred  •  Books  •  21 Comments  •  2 months ago

The #1 bestselling author and Fox News Channel’s Chief Political Anchor illuminates the heroic life of Ulysses S. Grant An epic history spanning the battlegrounds of the Civil War and the violent...
Victor Davis Hanson Breaks Down How Elites Are Destroying What It Means To Be An American Citizen In New Book

Victor Davis Hanson Breaks Down How Elites Are Destroying What It Means To Be An American Citizen In New Book

Via: Vic Eldred  •  Books  •  12 Comments  •  2 months ago

The US Constitution — the foundation of the oldest constitutional republic still in existence today — was primarily designed to protect personal freedom, property, and individual liberty from both...
Leonard Pitts Jr.: It’s easy to see why they consider books dangerous

Leonard Pitts Jr.: It’s easy to see why they consider books dangerous

Via: Buzz of the Orient  •  Books  •  24 Comments  •  2 months ago

‘The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge’ Review: Quiet, Modest, Memorable

‘The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge’ Review: Quiet, Modest, Memorable

By: Vic Eldred  •  Books  •  1 Comments  •  2 months ago

The ordinary reader may be forgiven for concluding that modern presidential memoirs are meant to be talked about, not read. They attempt to offer a comprehensive and idealized version of the...
Book Review: 'The Nature of Middle-earth' Reminds Us of J. R. R. Tolkien's Greatness

Book Review: 'The Nature of Middle-earth' Reminds Us of J. R. R. Tolkien's Greatness

Via: Vic Eldred  •  Books  •  9 Comments  •  2 months ago

The Enigma of Robert E. Lee

The Enigma of Robert E. Lee

Via: Vic Eldred  •  Books  •  16 Comments  •  2 months ago

O f  all the American icons that have been pushed off their pedestals lately, none has fallen farther and harder than Robert E. Lee. Over the years, Lee was admired by even those who certainly...
‘The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome’ Review: The Road From Ruin

‘The Eternal Decline and Fall of Rome’ Review: The Road From Ruin

Via: Vic Eldred  •  Books  •  19 Comments  •  2 months ago

This is a history of Rome in which the first name is that of Donald Trump and Ronald Reagan’s name almost the last. President Trump earns his place with his inaugural address promising to “make...
Lessons From Paul Johnson's Modern Times

Lessons From Paul Johnson's Modern Times

Via: Vic Eldred  •  Books  •  13 Comments  •  2 months ago

 
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