Michael Taube, a Troy Media syndicated columnist and Washington Times contributor, was a speechwriter for former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Articles by Michael Taube
The forgotten reign of Nur Jahan.
The Irritating Genius of witzend
Witzend broke all the rules, challenged societal norms, and promoted artistic freedom.
I Need Somebody!
The Beatles, Duke Ellington, and musical collaboration.
The Black Boys’ Rebellion
How a little-known rebellion may have helped trigger the American Revolution.
Classic Strips and Storylines
The Library of American Comics Essentials seeks to revitalize interest in the great comic strips of yesteryear.
The JFK Conspiracy Conspiracy
Coming to terms with JFK conspiracy theories.
It all started with a mouse.
Tinker Traitor Communist Spy
Donald Maclean, the Cambridge Five, and spying for the Soviet Union.
A Pirate’s Life
America's most notorious pirates.
A Progressive Company Culture
TR and the big banks.
No More Horsing Around
The era of the horse has ended.
Window on Another World
How Skippy conquered the world of comics.
At the Movies with Ronald Reagan
The silver screen's surprising influence.
An Age of Innocence
Pogo reminds us of what a comic strip can really be.
Fathers and Sons
The unbreakable bond.
A 9000 year old jug of wine, a loaf of bread, and thou.
Comics from the Golden Age
The sky’s the limit for Little Nemo.
To Eyre is Human, To Brontë Divine
The inspirations behind Jane Eyre.
Our Animating Spirit
What it means to be an American.
The secret diaries of a Pope and saint.
An Admirable Liberal
Remember the Canadians.
Sports Cartooning’s (Former) Golden Age
Murray Olderman is one of the last sports cartoonists.
The World According to Black
A life of highs, lows, and letters.
Brothers In Arms
The unlikely friendship between General Oliver Otis Howard and the Nez Perce Tribe’s Chief Joseph.
A Sense of Enlightenment
How the Enlightenment changed our senses--touch, taste, hearing, smell, and sight.
Painting the Military
George W. Bush, artist.
Democracy and Warfare
It is only the warlike power of a civilized people that can give peace to the world.
The (Lost and Found) Influence of Classical Music
A conversation with legendary conductor Seiji Ozawa.
America, and the Americas
The history of revolutions in Latin American sheds new light on the American Revolution.
How to Curb the Growth of the State
Strategies to sweep away the monolithic state.
Illuminating America’s Shores
A history of lighthouses in America.