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Charles Carroll, Scholastic Founder

In his July 2 article “Charles Carroll: A Tea Party Thomist,” Acton Institute Director of Research Samuel Gregg describes the unique education of Charles Carroll. An outspoken defender of free market economics prior to the Revolutionary War, Carroll was among … Continue reading

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Freedom in Film: Gettysburg (1993)

“Up, men! And to your posts! And let no man forget today, that you are from Old Virginia!” ―Major General George Pickett In Gone with the Wind, Rhett Butler grimly tells Scarlett O’Hara that a looming battle soon would “pretty … Continue reading

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Freedom in Fiction: 1984

George Orwell’s frightening novel Nineteen Eighty-Four was published 64 years ago this week. Ironically, the anniversary coincides with revelations that the U.S. government has been conducting warrantless searches of the complete phone records of millions of Americans under a secret court … Continue reading

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September 11th ten years later

Hopefully, this tenth anniversary of the terrible attack on America passes peacefully. Just like July 4th wasn’t recognized as a symbolic day until some years after the Declaration of Independence was signed, we still may not know the full extent … Continue reading

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The next step? Putting wind energy on trial?

The American Tradition Institute (ATI) is taking on renewable energy mandates in Colorado. Economic analyses have shown that renewable energy mandates like Senate Bill 838 passed in Oregon will have significant negative economic impacts. In addition, it is not the … Continue reading

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