The Politically Incorrect Gateway to a REAL History Education McClanahan Academy courses sandblast away the years of rust, corrosion, and brain-rot produced by mainstream history curriculum. My courses challenge conventional wisdom and modern group-think. They are for the strong minded, curious student who wants a real history education untarnished by establishment academics. You can watch online, download the MP3, or use the Teachable App to …more
A listener sent me an email the other day (I do read them) about an argument he had with his father-in-law concerning the meaning of union, the American political structure, and the founding period. Now, I don’t encourage listeners to get into heated debates with family due to my podcast, but I wanted to respond to his questions because this issue is at the heart …more
Will there be another “civil war” and what would it look like? Are Americans so different today that this is a real possibility? Harry Crocker thinks so, and I tend to agree if we continue down the path of nationalism, top down, one-size fits all policies, and Cultural Marxism. The only real solution is to “think locally, and act locally.” I discuss Crocker’s American Spectator …more
Mainstream academics are beginning to pay attention to the issues of secession and “treason.” Did Southerners commit treason when they seceded from the Union in 1860-61? Did Northern leaders violate civil liberties during the War? Most importantly, how did Americans, North and South, view these issues in the immediate aftermath of the War? And was “reconciliation” a bad thing? Two mainstream historians–Cynthia Nicoletti and William …more
I was asked on social media how I would alter the powers of the Supreme Court, the idea being that it should be the least powerful branch of the general government. This is a great question and one that I cover in part in my How Alexander Hamilton Screwed Up America. I discuss where the Court went wrong and one small thing Congress could do …more
Think locally, act locally has been my podcast theme since its inception. It seems the idea is catching on. Even the normally neoconservative American Spectator published an article in June championing its merits. This would have been unthinkable just twenty years ago, maybe even ten years ago, but more Americans are coming around to the idea that not only is the central government too big, …more
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in a New York Democratic primary has made her the recent media darling of the Left. It has also brought the term “democratic-socialist” to the fore. She can’t define it. The media can’t define it. Stupidity runs in packs. So I define it for you and explain why it is nothing more than communism dressed up to be “reasonable.” You won’t want …more
Time Magazine produced a special issue on the Founding Fathers just in time for Independence Day. Great right? Wrong. This is the politically correct foil to my Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers (and for the same price!). I go over what they got wrong and very wrong–and why you should buy my three books that cover the Founding generation–in this Episode of The …more
Some people would have you believe that being anti-immigration is not only un-American, it’s a product of Nazi Germany. These same people insist that every effort to restrict American immigration has been based on race. Is this true? No. The role of the general government in immigration is, however, debatable. I discuss all of this in Episode 164 of The Brion McClanahan Show.
Dinesh D’Souza will release another political documentary this summer. The topic? Lincoln, Trump and the “Death of a Nation.” Lincoln worshipers firmly believe that he “saved America” during the War and if only we could have another Lincoln, America would be alright. This is problematic. I explain why in this episode of The Brion McClanahan Show.
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