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After the Holy War

Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

A Prohibition-era speakeasy read part 1 read part 2 read part 3 by Revilo P. Oliver AS SOON AS THE frenetic Americans began to squander their men and money in Europe [in WW1], the Federal government, using its “emergency powers” forbade the production of all beverages containing alcohol,…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

The blatherings of Woodrow Wilson being largely ignored during his inauguration read part 1 read part 2 by Revilo P. Oliver THIS WILL SEEM ODD, perhaps even improbable, to younger readers today, but, as my elder teachers assured me when they spoke of Tango Time, those halcyon days of Western civilization…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

read part 1 by Revilo P. Oliver BOTH BRITISH AND Americans have always claimed to be humane and have loudly condemned unnecessary bloodshed, mass massacres, and sadistic delight in the infliction of pain, although one must now wonder whether those fine sentiments extend to members of their own race…
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Classic EssaysRevilo P. Oliver

Washington, DC in 1945, the year Revilo Oliver left his secret work for the War Department and returned to his home in Illinois by Revilo P. Oliver WHEN THE WESTBOUND Capitol Limited ran through Silver Spring in the autumn of 1945, my wife insists that there was a visible change in my countenance and some…
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