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Book Review: We Who Dared to Say No to War

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We Who Dared to Say No to War:  American Antiwar Writing from 1812 to Now  Murray Polner and Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Basic Books, 2007, PB; 352 pages; $16.95 What do Abraham Lincoln, Pat Buchanan, Helen Keller, John Quincy Adams, George McGovern, and Daniel Webster have in common? All were anti-war advocates (at least Lincoln was …

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Book Review: “Nero’s Killing Machine”

The ancient historian Flavius Josephus wrote admiringly of the Roman legionnaires’ fighting excellence: “Their perfect discipline welds the whole into a single body; so compact are their ranks, so alert their movements in wheeling, so quick their ears for orders, their eyes for signals, their hands for tasks.” His observations were more than academic — as …

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Influencial Conservative Books Go Beyond Politics

author Chilton Williamson

There are several books that have defined and shaped the conservative movement including “The Revolt of the Masses” by José Ortega y Gasset (1929), “The Conservative Mind” by Russell Kirk (1953), “Conscience of a Conservative” by Senator Barry Goldwater (1960), and “Revolution” by Congressman Ron Paul (2008). There are few books, if any, that review …

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Book Review: The New Case Against Immigration

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The New Case Against Immigration: Both Legal and Illegal by Mark Krikorian Sentinel Publishers, 2008; 295 pgs, HB; $25.95 Mark Krikorian’s credentials as an advocate for immigration reform are impressive: armed with a master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, he has served 15 years as executive director of the Center for …

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