Will Republicans go the way of the Whigs?

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Anyone familiar with American political history remembers that the Whig Party, a protectionist, pro-tariff political organization founded in 1833 to oppose the free-trade Democratic party, breathed its last more…

Barack Obama: The CFR's man

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- As I watched the press conference on Friday given by President-elect Barack Obama, I asked myself, "How did this 47-year-old African-American with no executive experience and only three more…

Obama's commie connections

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- In a letter to the official Communist Party newspaper, People's Weekly World, published after Obama's win in Iowa, we get a graphic view of what American communists see more…

Skeletons inside Democratic Party closet

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- History is not taught very well in today's public schools, and that is why the history of the Democratic Party is totally unknown by the American voting public. more…

A triumph of brains over terrorism

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- In Tel Aviv, On May 14, 1948, at 4 p.m. (the 5th of lyar in the Hebrew calendar), despite immense international pressure not to declare independence, Israel declared more…

Constitutional republic vs. social democracy

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- As we listen to the three major candidates and try to decode their statements and slogans ("Change we can believe in "or "Yes, we can"), it becomes increasingly more…

Illiterate for life

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Jay Leno, in his amusing Jay Walking adventures, interviews young Americans whose appalling ignorance of history, geography and other areas of basic knowledge has become the subject of more…

It's about ideology, not race!

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- Considering the fact that millions of white folks in 30 states voted for Barack Obama instead of Hillary Clinton ought to be proof enough that the American people more…

Why pictures won't teach Johnny to read

by Samuel Blumenfeld -- There is much puzzlement these days over why so many children can't seem to become proficient in reading. A letter in the New York Times from one Lee more…