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Allan on May 30th, 2021

My first VDARE article was published twenty years ago, on May 30th, 2001. Now it’s May 30th, 2021. Here is a retrospective of the past twenty years writing for VDARE. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published May 29th, 2021, on VDARE.COM.

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This year, 2020, is the four hundredth anniversary of the arrival of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock in 1620. That’s a very significant anniversary. Too bad it isn’t being celebrated much. At least the United States Postal Service has issued a stamp portraying the Mayflower in Plymouth Bay. Although a lot isn’t being done officially, […]

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Allan on November 27th, 2020

Thanksgiving Day is a great American holiday. Of course, today it’s under attack, or being redefined. One of the “redefinitions” of Thanksgiving Day is to say that the Spaniards celebrated Thanksgiving before the Pilgrims did. Is that correct? This article explores the question. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, published November […]

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It’s Thanksgiving Day. And, this year is 2020, and the Pilgrims arrived on the Mayflower in 1620. That’s 400 years. So this year is the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the Pilgrims and the establishment of the Plymouth Colony. To read the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by Allan Wall, published November […]

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Allan on May 28th, 2020

You might say that the English Channel made England. The English Channel is the body of water separating England from Europe, and is important culturally and militarily in the history of England. Now the English Channel is where illegal aliens cross from France to England. PM Boris Johnson and company had better get control of […]

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The Virginia General Assembly recently celebrated its four hundredth anniversary, having been founded in 1619 at Jamestown, where America began. Besides being the oldest legislative body in the Western Hemisphere, this lawmaking body is an important, formative part of American history. It served under three national governments: The British Empire, the Confederate States of America […]

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Allan on June 16th, 2015

Magna Carta is now 800 years old.  The document was signed at Runnymede, near Windsor, in England, on June 15th, 2015. That’s 800 years. Magna Carta is important in the development of English constitutional law and is thus a predecessor document to the U.S. Constitution. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by […]

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Contra the “proposition nation” rhetoric, the U.S.A. is not an “idea”, but a real flesh-and-blood nation, with its own culture, history and traditions. I ran across an article (on the Wall Street Journal, ironically) describing the interesting “perambulation” tradition still practiced in New Hampshire.   We ought to adopt this custom on the national level. […]

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