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Rich and Poor

May 25, 2019

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Rich and Poor Kathleen Parker’s Op-ed Jan. 29 borrowed a few lines from literature to make her points. “Let them eat cake” was of course attributed to Queen Marie Antoinette of France when told the peasants were starving for lack of bread. The fact that there is absolutely no proof she ever made the statement […]

How History Works

January 19, 2019

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Historians for the most part pride themselves on returning to the original or primary sources in writing history. The second great principle at work in history is changing or updating your interpretations of what happened once you have established with some reasonable certainty that you got the names and dates right. In other words, we […]

The Significance of Work in Our Nation

January 19, 2019

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I am going to do something I don’t do too often in our column, which is to plug a good book. I am not speaking of the Bible, the ultimate “Good Book,” which I refer to often and use as my instructional guide. But the book I am referring to has a lot of Biblical […]