Category Archives: History

An acid comment on history

My latest for The Rebel ponders how a person, idea or thing can mark an era and vice versa at the same time. In this case, “the Sixties” and “acid”: neither would be the same without the other.

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Forgiveness and vindictiveness at Appomatox

My latest for The Rebel:

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Freedom is a difficult concept

My latest National Post column reminds people that freedom can’t just mean the right to do what you’re told, even by the majority.
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Magna Carta in Alfred

Yesterday I gave a speech to the Prescott-Russell Landowners Association on Magna Carta. You can watch it below.

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Remembering Jeannette Rankin

My latest Rebel piece celebrates an eccentric for having the courage of her (often mistaken) convictions.

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