Thomas Jefferson

The Tea Party, Our Founding Fathers, And The Fight Over Government
Getting our historical narrative right matters a lot, as we are still arguing about all the same things our nation’s founders fought over. We need to be for a government that picks the right side to be on when it comes to our fights over the economy. Read more...
Sarah Palin: Atheists Want To Abort Christ From Christmas
How ironic is it that Palin chose Jefferson to use in her paranoid "War on Christmas" fantasy? Read more...
Conservative host Glenn Beck and "historian" David Barton on Tuesday debuted a new show called "Foundations of Freedom" and suggested that history proved that school shootings could be prevented if all elementary school children were armed. Read more...
This campaign season can be summed up by one interview on conservative talk radio last August. It was with Iowa Straw Poll-sweeper Congresswoman, Michele Bachmann, in which she proclaimed: “What people recognize is that there’s a fear that the Read more...
It's difficult to recall a presidential candidate who had such a poor grasp of the basic facts of history than Rick Santorum. He's mangled the Crusades. Less than two weeks ago, he botched the French Revolution. And Saturday, he revealed an Read more...

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As Americans gathered to celebrate their independence this past Fourth of July weekend, for some the festivities were tinged with sadness by the mounting evidence that many simply don't know their own nation's history. While a new study showed Read more...
It looks like someone is pushing to get The Young Turks Cenk Uygur his own show on MSNBC. Cenk gave the daily rant segment on The Dylan Ratigan Show and went after "Tea Partiers" Ken Buck, Christine O'Donnell and Sharron Angle for their absurdly on Read more...
The shameless Judge Napolitano actually calls Michele Bachmann a constitutional expert? If she's a constitutional expert, I'm the queen of the world. Read more...
Appearing on The O'Reilly Factor Thursday, Fox News' Glenn Beck took time out of his daily habit of railing against progressives to calmly explain tha Read more...
On this, the 4th of July, I, a Canadian, want to talk to Americans about their values. Perhaps that's presumptuous. Perhaps I should just shut it an Read more...