John Quincy Adams

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    Michele Bachmann, Witness To History: Photo Of The Day

    Bachmann gets the good word from Paul Revere.​Her epic gaffe about mass murderer John Wayne Gacy reminded us yet again that Michele Bachmann has a legendary grasp of U.S. history. Here's the presidential candidate who says the Revolutionary War started in New Hampshire, for example. And that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Defending John Calhoun: Comment Of The Day

    Is complaining about Calhoun's support for slavery just political correctness?​Two Athens State University, Ala., professors tell us the proposal to change Lake Calhoun's name -- so that it doesn't honor a man who called slavery "a positive good" -- is nothing but a bunch of politically correc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Michele Bachmann flubs history of slavery and the Founding Fathers

    Don't know much about history.​Michele Bachmann likes to lecture Americans about how they're just not as smart as she is when it comes to understanding the importance of the Founding Fathers and their principles. But speaking to a group of anti-taxers in Iowa, she got her history wrong. In exto ... More >>

  • Books

    December 2, 1998

    The Last Picture Show

    Neil Gabler's new book pledges an uneasy allegiance to our Republic of Entertainment

  • Feature

    November 26, 1997