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How an Obscure Woman’s Letters Transformed a President ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Stephen Klugewicz “They say you won’t succeed because ‘making a man President cannot change him,’” Julia Sand wrote. “But making a man President can change him! If there is a spark of true nobility in you, now is the occasion to let it… Continue Reading “How an Obscure Woman’s Letters Transformed a President ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

An Italian Fresco in the U.S. Capitol: Brumidi’s “The Apotheosis of Washington” ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Nayeli Riano Constantino Brumidi’s fresco is less a deification of Washington than it is a creative recording of his achievements and his legacy for our nation’s politicians… — Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2021/08/italian-fresco-us-capitol-brumidi-apotheosis-washington-nayeli-riano.html

Leo Tolstoy’s Napoleon: Slave of History ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By David J. Gilbert Leo Tolstoy shows us the character of Napoleon and shows us the hope of near-repentance, and the devastatingly fearful return to a world of artificial phantoms… — Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2018/06/leo-tolstoy-napoleon-slave-history-david-j-gilbert.html

A Canticle on a September Morn ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Joseph Mussomeli I sometimes still worry that all the publicity centering around September 11th drowns out the cries of those who died that day. I don’t want that to happen. The tragedy of their dying was corrupted from the very start by our… Continue Reading “A Canticle on a September Morn ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

History and Pride ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Joseph Pearce Perhaps the final fall that proceeds from a life of prideful “success,” irrespective of the judgment of God which follows, is the miserable way in which tyrants die… — Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2021/09/history-pride-joseph-pearce.html

Government Systems & a New Form of Tyranny ~ The Imaginative Conservative

By Matthew Pauley The convergence of the American and British presidential and parliamentary systems on a new form of tyranny poses a serious threat to what scholar Walter Bagehot called “government by discussion,” the only civilized hope of free government known to mankind today…… Continue Reading “Government Systems & a New Form of Tyranny ~ The Imaginative Conservative”

14 Facts About Vikings That We Just Learned

By Setareh Janda Vikings have raided and traded their way into the public imagination, thanks to television shows, video games, and even sports teams that have made the … — Read on http://www.ranker.com/list/interesting-viking-facts-just-learned/setareh-janda

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