Eras in History that Resemble Our Own

Sometimes I feel like an Englishman from 1937 who has just elected Neville Chamberlain. However, I see no Winston S. Churchill in modern American politics, only charlatans and failures.

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Another Convenient Death that Changed History – Harry Dexter White

White’s behavior suggests a patriotic American, hardly the kind of man who would help one of the nation’s greatest enemies. Yet circumstantial evidence shows White helped Soviet intelligence.

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The Ugly History of the United States Senate

The US Senate was an antidemocratic institution from the start. In fact, the Founding Fathers created the United States Senate as a bulwark against democracy.

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Interesting Facts about the Mexican-American War

One major cause of the Mexican War was the enormous amount of debt that the Republic of Texas owed to American bankers.

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Being Vice President does not guarantee the Presidency

I suspect Harris and Pence are counting on the historic electoral advantage vice presidents who succeeded dead presidents had in the 20th Century.

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The US Supreme Court’s Legitimacy Crisis

The elite composition and ideological bias is driving the Supreme Court’s current legitimacy crisis. The current crisis frightens me because America’s legitimacy crises have led to political conflicts and undermined the Constitution.

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A Suspicious Death that could have Changed History

No Suspicious death appears more convenient to powerful individuals that that of the troublesome Indian Nationalist leader Subhas Chandra Bose. Bose’s suspicious death is among the most conveniently timed in history.

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A Brief History of American Political Parties

Interestingly, our present arrangement; the Fourth Party System, is the longest-lasting of the four party systems. The Fourth Party System is now 88 years old. In contrast, the Third Party System lasted for 64 years and the Second Party system lasted for 32 years. Moreover, the First Party system lasted for 32 years.

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How America’s Greatest Traitor Created the United States Navy

Hence it is easy to see why the US Navy wrote Arnold out of its history. No military organization wants to acknowledge the nation’s greatest traitor as its founder.

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