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M. Stanton Evans: An Intellectual Giant and Great Anti-Communist

I was just brought to my attention that conservative journalist M. Stanton Evans has passed away. He was 80.

I wish more members of my generation were familiar with Stan’s accomplishments and impressive contributions to the conservative movement like I was. 442 more words

2015

Salem Witch Trials Began on This Date

The Salem Witch trials begin on this date in 1692, with Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba brought before local magistrates in Salem Village, Massachusetts. Almost 300 years later, in 1953, American playwright Arthur Miller writes his play… 32 more words

Historical Texts

A thrilling tale fit for the silver screen

A stone’s throw from my pirate ship is another local landmark that has fascinated me since childhood.

As you leave Saltmills village (heading towards Wellingtonbridge) and turn down the road for St. 849 more words

History

McCarthyism and the Anti-vaccination Movement. What?

A conspiracy of circumstances (how appropriate) lead me to the topic for this post. This week, I’ll be teaching undergraduates about the Second Red Scare in the United States. 594 more words

USA

Sleepy Hollow S02 E15: Spellcaster

In last week’s episode of “Sleepy Hollow” we had two special treats. Jaime Murray, who plays bad girl Stahma on Syfy’s “Defiance,” was a guest on the show and, our crime fighting duo Ichabod and Abbie did a duet. 778 more words

Television

Coach McCarthy Thanks Community After Death of Brother

Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy delivered his season-ending news conference Wednesday, one week after the sudden death of his brother, Joseph McCarthy.

Coach McCarthy released a statement before the address, thanking everyone for the support and well wishes: 112 more words

Sports