Category Archives: Niall Ferguson

Editor’s Thoughts on the Romney/Obama Foreign Policy Debate – UPDATED

UPDATE – About that Apology Tour….. Complete transcript fact-check of the debate – LINK Frank Luntz Reaction From Undecided Voters Immediately After Final Presidential Debate – LINK Hi all. I live blogged it while I was listening to it on … Continue reading

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False narratives, group think, and ideological boxes.

Editorial by Political Arena Editor Chuck Norton People like to believe in the veracity of their own perceptions; literally they want to believe what they believe is in fact true. That has always been a fact of life, and this … Continue reading

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Prof. Niall Ferguson: Obama’s Gotta Go

Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil., is Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a Senior Research Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford. His books include Paper and … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich Defends Bachmann about Muslim Brotherhood and Huma Abedin (video)

Let us be clear. Huma Abadin  is not under allegation. Her brother is a big shot in the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood (her mother is also a prominent figure) and has stated that the pyramids and such in Egypt should be … Continue reading

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Harvard’s Niall Ferguson: If the young knew what was good for them they’d join the Tea Party

Niall Ferguson is an award winning historian and economic historian who’s work is recognized around the world. This very web site contains several pieces of his work. Daily Telegraph UK: The economic historian, who is affiliated to Oxford and Harvard … Continue reading

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Analysis: Obama proposes $800 million in aid for the Muslim Brotherhood.

Had enough of this presidency yet? Why would Obama want to fund the umbrella organization that oversees Hamas, the PLO, parts of Hezbollah and other terror organizations? The Muslim Brotherhood is who Obama helped to take over Egypt and Libya … Continue reading

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Prof. Niall Ferguson Blasts Obama and MSNBC on Egypt

[Flashback February 2011. Since our Egypt and Libya policy are ending in disaster with the Muslim Brotherhood taking power in both countries, with Christians being slaughtered and in the case of Egypt, being attacked by government armored vehicles, and the … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson: Decline of the USA and the Rise of Asian Economies

Ferguson: Chinese economic growth has been almost 10% but more importantly China’s consumer growth has been even higher. [Editor’s Note – America’s “recovery” if that is what you want to call it is not consumer friendly, it is not investor … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson on The West and the Rest: The Changing Global Balance of Power in Historical Perspective

A one hour lecture at Chatham House speaking on history, economics, empires, and global security.

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Niall Ferguson speaks out on Paul Ryan, Paul Krugman, and America’s debt

Pardon the dopey 15 second introduction before the substance of the video begins (we didn’t edit this piece), but watch this video. The Chinese have noticed what the rest of the worlds investors pretend not to see: The United States … Continue reading

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Prof Niall Ferguson: Paul Krugman is a joke, Keynesianism is dead, China is more capitalist than we are, get the debt under control or Western Civilization is done for…

Have you ever heard one of those sports guys on the radio who can tell you the stats of every football and baseball game since 1940 right off the top of their head? Prof. Niall Ferguson is like that, but … Continue reading

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Prof. Niall Ferguson on Obama: A colossal failure of American foreign policy.

WANTED: A Grand Strategy for America By Niall Ferguson “The statesman can only wait and listen until he hears the footsteps of God resounding through events; then he must jump up and grasp the hem of His coat, that is … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson: The Ascent of Money

This five hour series is not only very informative, it is also very entertaining. Ferguson really “gets it” and I would argue with very little of what he has to say. This is the history of money and the ascent … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson: Civilization – Is the West History?

This is the complete documentary of the six “killer apps” or ideals that made Western Civilization great by Prof. Niall Ferguson. This six part series that explains the rise of the West, why it rose and why other civilizations did … Continue reading

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Prof. Niall Ferguson: school history lessons ‘lack all cohesion’

Niall Ferguson is one of my very favorite academics. He creates narratives based on verifiable evidence and will not hesitate to rhetorically unravel anyone who skews history or what is obvious due to ideology or partisanship. Niall Ferguson is a site … Continue reading

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