Book Review | The Evolution of Tyranny

Thirty years ago, as the Soviet Union was coming apart and its hold on Eastern Europe was loosening, democracy appeared ascendant not just in Europe but worldwide. For advocates of democratic government, the 20th century concluded on a triumphant note. Today that note is a distant, barely audible signal from a bygone era.

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Two copies of "A Conspiratorial Life: Robert Welch, the John Birch Society, and the Revolution of American Conservatism"

Book Review | The Politics of Paranoia, Then and Now

Almost a half-century before Donald Trump signed on to the fraudulent notion that President Barack Obama’s American citizenship and constitutional legitimacy were suspect, Robert Welch (1899-1985) reached an equally alarming conclusion about the president of his day, Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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