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Thomas F. Madden on Empires of Trust

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We are delighted that Republican congressman Devin Nunes is joining us this week for a call with our NRPlus members. It’s Wednesday at 11:45 a.m. If you are a member, you should have an invite in your inbox. If you are not, you can sign up here. I’ll be moderating and we’ll be taking your questions through ... Read More

Thomas F. Madden on Empires of Trust

Thomas F. Madden, in Empires of Trust: How Rome Built–and America Is Building–a New World, is coming from a much different angle than the “decline and fall” of America. He points out to John J. Miller that an “aversion to empire … is really what set the Romans, and I would argue the Americans, ... Read More
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‘We Can’t Afford It’

Leon Trotsky — n.b., Millennials: He was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez before she was — understood the power of single-payer systems: “The old principle: who does not work shall not eat, has been replaced with a new one: who does not obey shall not eat.” The socialist powers of Trotsky’s time made good on ... Read More