Michael K. Smith

Michael K. Smith is the author of "Portraits of Empire" and "The Madness of King George" (illustrations by Matt Wuerker), from Common Courage Press


Thanks to the miracle of digital time travel, Legalienate’s editors were able to interview the 19th-century liberal John Stuart Mill on the urgent matter of the suppression of free speech in the modern Holocaust debate. Readers of Mill’s “On Liberty,” which made him famous as a defender of human rights, …

To act is to be committed, and to be committed is to be in danger. —James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time In his autobiography "Break His Bones" Bradley Smith gives us a lively and infuriating review of the Holocaust dogma that has crippled intellectual freedom in the U.S. It should …

"The chief problem in historical honesty is not outright lying. It is omission or de-emphasis of important data. The definition of 'important,' of course, depends on one's values." —Howard Zinn, Failure To Quit This year marks the tenth anniversary of the David Irving - Deborah Lipstadt libel trial. Irving sued …

www.legalienate.blogspot.com by Samuel Crowell, Nine Banded Books, Charleston, W. Va., 2011. 401pp. Indexed. Reading Samuel Crowell's, The Gas Chamber of Sherlock Holmes is a little like stumbling across the first perfectly sane inmate in an insane asylum years after being (wrongly) committed. Coming after prolonged inundation in clashing dogmas, the …