Walter Coffey

Walter Coffey

Walter Coffey is a graduate Loyola University of Chicago. He has written several works of historical fiction and non-fiction, and his work has earned critical praise from the Readers' Favorite and ForeWord Reviews. His blog, "American History Uncut," examines history through the prism of less government and more liberty. Walter is a strong believer in free markets, fiscal responsibility, and personal accountability. He currently resides in Texas with his wife Gianna.

Repeal Obamacare Protester
By Walter Coffey On Wednesday, August 21st, 2013
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5 Reasons Why Obamacare Will Destroy Your Liberty

Anybody who cherishes their freedom should resist Obamacare until it’s completely repealed. In terms of dollars and cents, the Affordable Care Act (i.e., Obamacare) is the most expensive law to ever be implemented. More...

Theodore Roosevelt
By Walter Coffey On Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Theodore Roosevelt: The First Modern U.S. President

Where did America get the nickname “policeman of the world?” From President Theodore Roosevelt at the dawn of the 20th century. Roosevelt’s foreign policy transformed America into a world power More...

Hell on Wheels
By Walter Coffey On Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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The Real “Hell on Wheels”

The third season of the popular television drama “Hell on Wheels” premieres this Saturday evening. The show is centered around construction of the first transcontinental railroad. Much of it is based on fact, More...

By Walter Coffey On Wednesday, July 31st, 2013
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What If Detroit Truly Was a Conservative City?

Left-wing pundits claim that the fall of Detroit is due to conservatism. This is laughable, but let’s examine what Detroit could have looked like had it truly been a conservative city. Under conservative governance, More...

Stand your ground
By Walter Coffey On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

John McCain Sells Out on Stand Your Ground

In a recent interview with CNN, Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona said that he agreed with President Obama’s call for states to review their “stand your ground” laws regarding legal self-defense. This More...

Roaring Twenties
By Walter Coffey On Thursday, July 18th, 2013

The Roaring Twenties Were Produced by Limiting Government

The decade of the “Roaring Twenties” featured unprecedented prosperity, largely because government minded its own business. When World War I ended in 1918, Americans were discouraged by the economic More...

Alexander Hamilton
By Walter Coffey On Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

The Vision of Alexander Hamilton is Alive and Well

As America’s first Treasury secretary, Alexander Hamilton introduced economic policies that set the stage for the massive expansion of federal power that threatens our freedom today. The man who now adorns the More...

By Walter Coffey On Thursday, July 4th, 2013

Declaring Our Independence — Then and Now

Many of the “long train of abuses” that prompted the American colonists to declare their independence from King George III in 1776 can be applied to President Barack Obama today. The Obama presidency More...

Bank Run During the Panic of 1893
By Walter Coffey On Saturday, June 29th, 2013

The 2008 Financial Crisis Had Roots in the Panic of 1893

The Panic of 1893 and subsequent depression were caused by questionable lending practices, overinvestment, and devalued money. These were the same causes of the 2008 financial crisis and subsequent recession today. Bank More...

Wendy Davis
By Walter Coffey On Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

State Sen. Wendy Davis and Unruly Spectators Help Kill Texas Pro-Life Bill

One of the most restrictive abortion bills ever introduced in Texas was defeated by a lengthy filibuster from Democratic Senator Wendy Davis and shouting spectators who tried drowning out the final vote.  Yesterday, More...