Woodrow Wilson’s “Second Personality”

September 28, 2012 by Ralph Raico Wherever blame for the war might lie, for the immense majority of Americans in 1914 it was just another of the European horrors from which our policy of neutrality, set forth by the Founding Fathers of the Republic, had kept us free. Pašić, Sazonov, Conrad, Poincaré, Moltke, Edward Grey, and […]

The American Lenin

by L. Neil Smith It’s harder and harder these days to tell a liberal from a conservative — given the former category’s increasingly blatant hostility toward the First Amendment, and the latter’s prissy new disdain for the Second Amendment — but it’s still easy to tell a liberal from a libertarian. Just ask about either […]

A Biography of Albert Jay Nock

Reprinted from The Triumph of Liberty by Jim Powell American individualism had virtually died out by the time Mark Twain was buried in 1910. “Progressive” intellectuals promoted collectivism. “Progressive” jurists hammered constitutional restraints as an inconvenient obstacle to expanding government power, supposedly the cure for every social problem. “Progressive” Theodore Roosevelt glorified imperial conquest. “Progressive” President Woodrow […]