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Shays' Rebellion

Some Perspective on Egypt

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As coups go it was a fairly restrained one, but celebrating a populist/military overthrow of a democratically-elected leader is an unusual stance for Americans to take, for obvious reasons. Even if we do like the new guy. Which brings us to a few lessons Americans find very hard to accept.

Teabagging Through History

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kenneth C. Davis

A news report of a "Tea Party" convention planned for February reminds me of another group of "tea baggers" from American History. They also came undone in late January. But the year was 1778.