Stephen Smoot

Stephen Smoot
George Washington the Abolitionist
By Stephen Smoot
In historiography, one learns that historians take facts and evidence to create interpretations of why events happened. The “what” is ...
September 05, 2020
Why I Am A Proud American
By Stephen Smoot
The Heritage Foundation this week put out an important request. Americans of all backgrounds have responded with compelling stories of ...
July 04, 2020
End the Racism Witch Hunt Before More People Get Hurt
By Stephen Smoot
Would anyone today be surprised if a Democratic politician stood up in a midsize city, held up a piece of ...
June 25, 2020
Red Chinese Aggression, National Weakness, and the Mandate of Heaven
By Stephen Smoot
Author's Note: I use “Red China” and “Communist China” to make sure that criticism falls squarely on the evils of ...
May 30, 2020
Ed McMahon, Richard Nixon, Late Night Shows, Civility, and the Presidency
By Stephen Smoot
Imagine a time when liberals dominate the late night talk show circuit, American society is ripped apart by politics and ...
April 18, 2020
Life In the Key of Hank Williams Jr.
By Stephen Smoot
The preacher man says it’s the end of timeAnd the Mississippi River, she’s goin’ dryThe interest is up and the ...
March 23, 2020
Beyond Unconditional Surrender: Defining Afghanistan Outcomes
By Stephen Smoot
In February of 1862, Ulysses S. Grant forced the surrender of Confederate forces at Fort Donelson in Kentucky. His demands ...
March 09, 2020
Ye Shall Know Them By Their Fruits
By Stephen Smoot
“Beware of false prophets , which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.” Matthew 7:15One ...
February 10, 2020
It's Time For #VEXIT
By Stephen Smoot
Solving the Stuart Conquest of Virginia In 1603, only a handful of years prior to the Jamestown Settlement, a top-down revolution ...
January 16, 2020
In Praise Of The Gig Economy
By Stephen Smoot
The etymology of the word “gig” is shrouded in mystery, but today it has a definite meaning.  Getting a gig ...
May 03, 2019
Bernie Sanders Owes Me Money
By Stephen Smoot
Yes, Bernie Sanders owes me money, and probably a lot of other people as well.Recent financial disclosures of Senator Socialist’s ...
April 12, 2019
Imagine If It Were You
By Stephen Smoot
Imagine if it were a friend, a family member, or even a guy down the street to whom it happened. ...
March 27, 2019
Green New Deal: Even More Authoritarian Than the Original
By Stephen Smoot
As Mitch McConnell stands poised to use the Senate to send the “Green New Deal” to the dustbin of history ...
February 15, 2019
The Case Must Go On
By Stephen Smoot
In the aftermath of a horrific and false media assault on what turned out to be exceptionally restrained high school ...
February 01, 2019
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