Two hundred and thirty-nine years ago Patrick Henry delivered that famous ultimatum, "Give me liberty or give me death."
Despite our decades-long backward slide toward despotism, the Constitution remains intact and provides a beacon of hope for restoring the Republic.
What if they called a war and peace broke out instead? That's exactly what happened during the Christmas season of 1914 when the soldiers themselves called a truce and, had it not been for intervention by the higher authorities on both sides, World War I might have ended.
CFR author Benn Steil admits Soviet agent Harry Dexter White, the top economic advisor to FDR and the architect of the Bretton Woods Conference that created the IMF and World Bank, also played a key role in bringing about the “Day of Infamy.”