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Paul Gottfried is Raffensperger Professor of Humanities Emeritus at Elizabethtown College. He is the author of eleven books, most recently Leo Strauss and the Conservative Movement in America (Cambridge University Press, 2011), and more than one hundred scholarly articles. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1983

Conservative or liberal: What is behind the brand?

Can’t we have a candidate who favors social decency and limiting immigration as an alternative to what our Cultural Marxist duopoly offers? Presumably the answer is “no”?

Lynne Cheney and Gary Nash: Teaching a PC version of History

My niece and my grandson had to sit through history classes & they asked whether Harriet B. Tubman was a more important figure in American history than all our great inventors.

GOTTFRIED: Why can’t conservative news be successful today?

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 — A few months ago I was summarily removed as a regular newspaper columnist for Lancaster Newspapers, Inc., a publication for...
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GOTTFRIED: Why the GOP should not spend time reaching out to the black community

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 —  Every now and then I look at Townhall online, because it appears on my computer screen despite my efforts to...
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Donald Sterling and V. Stiviano: What ever happened to privacy?

As a further news item treat, I just learned that the boxer Floyd Mayweather may come up with the cash to buy the Clippers

Neocon Republican’s secret agenda, Rupert Murdoch, and Hillary Clinton

Moderate Republican bullies have a powerful hand, including the at least tacit support of the neocon media.

Time for GOP to stop pulling punches to duck Democrats blow

Perhaps the best way for the GOP to end its recent dismal record in presidential races (having lost the last five out of six) is to stop pulling punches while fearing the blows of the other side.
Vladimir Putin as Obama (Mock Time Cover out of Poland and Obama Time Special Issue: The Democrats)

George Will is wrong: Putin’s not Hitler | Obama is no statesman

I have no confidence in the wisdom of either side in our partisan politics. I’d love to dump them both and look for statesmen, preferably out of another era.

Budapest: Resilient and magnificent city on the Danube

BUDAPEST, March 16, 2014 — Budapest is the magnificent city on the Danube where my father was born on the eve of the First...
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The Western media hysteria surrounding Ukraine and Yanukovych

The Russian president is now depicted as a menacing thug. The civil unrest in Kiev was just one more club with which to go after him.

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