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The idol of ideology, part 1: The desperation of the Supreme Court justification for Donald Trump

In the past week, the electoral tides have turned against Trump in a way that might be definitive. There are still 24 days until the election. 1,356 more words

Talking Vikings at the Minnesota History Center

Last night I had the privilege of speaking at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul Minnesota. It is the home of the Minnesota Historical Society… 365 more words


Historicizing the Christian Nation Myth

Presidential candidate Ted Cruz frequently states in his campaign speeches that he wants to see America return to “the Judeo-Christian values that built this great nation.” The inclusion of “Judeo” in Judeo-Christian… 867 more words

Myth Of A Christian Nation

Forum: Why Myths Matter to Americans

Why do people believe myths that have been disproven by science? What is the difference between history and myth? Why have Americans fought over stories about who was here first?  102 more words


American Myths

One thing you’ll notice when discussing libertarianism with the unconverted is that their first protestations will likely pertain to a current political situation or the implications the philosophy has for interpreting past historical events. 999 more words

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