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The Shrinking Hegemon: a fourth turning reality

Dr. Shanon Brooks August 28, 2021 In 1944, the allied “soon-to-be-victor” nations met in Bretton Woods, NH for the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference. At that time, the world economy was very shaky, and the allies met to discuss the prevailing issues that plagued currency exchange. The Bretton Woods Agreement...

The Depth of the Swamp

The following is adapted from a talk delivered on February 20, 2020, at the Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar in Naples, Florida by Adam Andrzejewski CEO & Founder of OpenTheBooks.com and Author, Operation: Drain The Swamp, an Encounter Broadside publication. The Ivy League and the federal government might sound like...

The Dark Age of Education

By Andrew Palmer - May 2020 This essay is part of a student essay series showcasing student work. The average college or university today professes to follow the ancient scholastic method. In practice however, it has forsaken the philosophical intent of that methodology. Modern university educations have the same purpose as...

Dialog of A House Divided

I consider Julie to be a friend. We have sparred in a friendly manner over the years, and have found plenty to disagree on, but she is a professional, intelligent, and truly caring person. She commented on my Jan. 6 blog post and I thought that we could all...

A House Divided

I don’t think anyone would disagree when I say that the events of January 6, 2021 at the nation's Capitol were disconcerting. When people breach the halls of government and in a attitude of desecration invade spaces and disrupt the workings of government, it is frightening, it is distasteful,...

The Great Reset: Are You Ready?

In a nutshell, the final stages of the New World Order are happening now. The links that I have provided below show 2020 global leaders in many fields and governments discussing very openly the"Great Reset." Rather than explaining in detail what the the Great Reset is, I will lay out...

A House Divided Can Not Stand

The recent legal action by Texas maybe the most important Supreme Court case since the legal battle leading up to the United States Civil War of 1861. Not since that time has this nation been so divided, not since that time have we as a people been so ideologically...

What is Your Political Philosophy? Part One

Liberal or Conservative, Republican or Democrat, Social Liberal or Classical Liberal, Libertarian or Anarchist? What political philosophy do you follow and does it really matter? This is an important discussion because it is possible to promote or support a way of thinking that doesn't actually align with a person's...

America at a Crossroads

The modern threat of communism was explained in detail during the first half of the 20th century by the likes of Eric Vogelin, G.K. Chesterton, Friedrich Hayek, and C.S Lewis and dramatically displayed in works such as Brave New World (1932), Anthem (1938), Animal Farm (1945), Nineteen-Eighty-Four (1949), ...

Why the 12th Amendment?

One possible outcome of this historic election could be an Electoral College impasse that would then move the choosing of the president to the US legislature. As this potential reality continues to grow, a review of the 12th Amendment is necessary to avoid insecurity of the citizenry. Here is the...