By Wendy Honett | Tuesday February 17, 2009 at 2:43 PM PST | 0 Comments
Yesterday, C-SPAN2 Book TV aired our Jan. 7th policy forum on Recarving Rushmore. Thank you to Ron Paul and Richard Shenkman for participating in the event. Watch it here.
Tags: American History, Books, C-SPAN, Civil Liberties, Constitution, Elections, Imperial Presidency, Ivan Eland, Law, Personal Liberty, Politics, Presidential Power, Presidential rankings, Ron Paul, The State, Video
By David Beito | at 12:52 PM PST | 6 Comments
The latest ratings of presidential greatness tells us more about the priorities of historians than it does about the presidents. The following were rated as the greatest presidents: Lincoln, Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, and Harry Truman. There is merit to the high rating for Washington. As to the others, they include a...
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Tags: American History, balanced budget, Budget and Tax Policy, Civil Liberties, Constitution, FDR, Great Depression, Imperial Presidency, Money and Banking, Personal Liberty, Presidential Power, Presidential rankings, Theodore Roosevelt, Truman, War