Yearly Archives: 2017

Remembering Mary Sennholz

Remembering Mary Sennholz

Mary Sennholz—a Grove City College legend and the widow of another GCC legend—passed away peacefully in her sleep early Sunday morning. She was 103, she was ready, and she did it her way: She never moved into a nursing home, … More>

The Joys of Life

The Joys of Life

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared at Ricochet.com.

In an effort to squeegee politics out of my life for a long weekend, I recently attended several sporting events that highlighted my granddaughters’ skills in soccer and swimming.… More>

Grove City College 2017 Commencement — Featuring Distinguished Guest, Vice President Mike Pence

Grove City College 2017 Commencement — Featuring Distinguished Guest, Vice President Mike Pence On Saturday, May 20, Grove City College was honored to welcome Vice President Mike Pence as the 2017 commencement speaker. The large crowd of nearly 5,000 people gave Vice President Pence three standing ovations during his address. After his speech,… More>

VIDEO — 2017 — Jonah Goldberg on Socialism, Communism, and Liberal Fascism

VIDEO — 2017 — Jonah Goldberg on Socialism, Communism, and Liberal Fascism

Jonah Goldberg, senior editor at National Review magazine and bestselling author and columnist, discusses liberal fascism before more than 750 guests during the 2017 conference “The god that failed: Communism & socialism then and now” held at Grove City … More>

VIDEO — 2017 — My Time in the Gulag and How Ronald Reagan Set Me Free

VIDEO — 2017 — My Time in the Gulag and How Ronald Reagan Set Me Free

Vladimir Rusak discusses his time in Soviet prison and how a U.S. president set him free during the 2017 conference “The god that failed: Communism & socialism then and now” held at Grove City College on April 20-21, 2017.

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VIDEO — 2017 — The Communist Experience, the Rosenbergs, and Me

VIDEO — 2017 — The Communist Experience, the Rosenbergs, and Me

Ron Radosh, an American writer, professor, historian, and former communist, discusses Julius and Ethel Rosenberg during the 2017 conference “The god that failed: Communism & socialism then and now” held at Grove City College on April 20-21, 2017.

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VIDEO — 2017 — The Fundamental Undermining of Private Enterprise

VIDEO — 2017 — The Fundamental Undermining of Private Enterprise

Dr. Andrew Markley and Mr. Rich Kocur discuss Socialized Healthcare and Social Responsibility during the 2017 conference “The god that failed: Communism & socialism then and now” held at Grove City College on April 20-21, 2017.

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VIDEO — 2017 — Responding Before the Bolsheviks

VIDEO — 2017 — Responding Before the Bolsheviks

Dr. Paul Kemeny and Dr. Gillis Harp discuss socialism before the Bolshevik revolution and during the FDR administration during the 2017 conference “The god that failed: Communism & socialism then and now” held at Grove City College on April 20-21, … More>

VIDEO — 2017 — The Millennial Flirtation with Socialism

VIDEO — 2017 — The Millennial Flirtation with Socialism

Dr. Andrew Mitchell, Dr. David Hogsette and Dr. Eric Potter discuss socialism from Upton Sinclair to A Clockwork Orange to today’s spoken word during the 2017 conference “The god that failed: Communism & socialism then and now” held at Grove … More>

VIDEO — 2017 — Why Does Communism Still have Defenders

VIDEO — 2017 — Why Does Communism Still have Defenders

Michael Medved, nationally syndicated radio talk show host, best-selling author, and veteran film critic, discusses why Communism still has defenders, while Nazism… not so much, during the 2017 conference: “The god that failed: Communism & socialism then and now” … More>

VIDEO — 2017 — The Day the Soviet Union Died

VIDEO — 2017 — The Day the Soviet Union Died

Dr. Lee Edwards, distinguished fellow in conservative thought at The Heritage Foundation and chairman of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, discusses the end of the Soviet Union during the 2017 conference: “The god that failed: Communism & socialism then … More>

Stealing the March

Stealing the March

“Always mystify, mislead, and surprise the enemy.”

–Stonewall Jackson

The ousting of Steve Bannon from the National Security Council (NSC) staff is part of a reorganization initiated by President Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor, Army Lt. General H.R. McMaster. This … More>

Who was David Rittenhouse? Setting the Record Straight on a Forgotten American Founder

Who was David Rittenhouse? Setting the Record Straight on a Forgotten American Founder

In fictionalized accounts of historical events, writers inevitably project incomplete portraits of characters or recast the characters for dramatic purposes. Historical fiction can be a creative and rewarding means of storytelling and thought-provoking historical commentary. One recent case in which … More>

Boy Scouts: Kind No More

Boy Scouts: Kind No More

The Boy Scouts have announced that children who are biologically female but identify as male may now be scouts. By so doing they have joined a movement whose understanding of gender would make perfect sense to a typical 3-year-old, but … More>

Judge Neil Gorsuch: A Worthy Scalia Successor

Judge Neil Gorsuch: A Worthy Scalia Successor

President Donald Trump has nominated Appeals Court Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Put simply, Gorsuch’s judicial philosophy is to respect the text (textualism) of the Constitution and the intent of its original … More>

Where’s Our Outrage?

Where’s Our Outrage?

After Katie Rich, a Saturday Night Live writer, tweeted last week that 10-year-old Barron Trump “will be this country’s first homeschool shooter,” she was widely lambasted on social media. Her inappropriate, insensitive remarks deserve to be widely denounced. No child … More>