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John Foster Dulles Enters Duty as Secretary of State

Today’s post is written by David Langbart, an Archivist in the Textual Records Division at the National Archives at College Park.

John Foster Dulles became Secretary of State on January 21, 1953.  228 more words

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Book Review: “Neat, orderly Western Pigeon holes”

THE BROTHERS: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War by Stephen Kinzer (New York: Times Books, 2013).

As Donald Trump, against all odds, came to power in the United States, George Orwell’s classic book… 1,353 more words

Thursday 2 February 2017 - Trump promises to allow churches freedom to endorse or oppose political candidates

In 1954 then Senator, and later President, Lyndon B. Johnson saw his amendment passed that stops religious groups who are tax-exempt from endorsing or opposing political candidates in the United States. 1,778 more words

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Reading about Machen in The Reformed Journal

Reformed Protestants 50 and up may have spent some of their reading hours with The Reformed Journal, a magazine of Dutch-American Calvinist provenance that came into existence as a forum for Christian Reformed Church progressives. 1,625 more words

Adventures In Church History

Noel Field: defending his torturers

Quitting the League of Nations in 1940, Soviet spy Noel Field and wife, Herta, began working for the Unitarian Service Committee in Marseille. Their job, as Field’s biographer Kati Marton… 504 more words


Fidel Castro: Some Perspective

So Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90 and while tributes are being paid to him by many on the Left, the capitalist media has gone full throttle with its “He was a brutal dictator, who repressed his people” schtick.   649 more words


Drunk Persians, Political Correctness, and Deceptive Advertising

Herodotus reported that the ancient Persians preferred getting drunk when deciding something important, and the next day, after sobering up, they’d reconsider the decision. If they were still in agreement, the drunken decision would be adopted. 679 more words