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Joseph Hunter: Our Vain Toils

Published on April 6th, 2016

  From Edmund Burke to Russell Kirk, from Brent Bozell to Bill Buckley; all roads lead to “The Donald” now, or to his minion, Ted Cruz. Julian Castro dropped his copy of “Paso a Paso” and [&hellip... Read More



GOP Politics: The Krazy Konservative Kleavage.

Published on March 16th, 2016

  Seventy-two percent of the voters in 2012 identified as white. Thirty-five percent of the electorate self-identified as conservative. Mitt Romney won these groups 59% and 82% respectively. Still, though, Romney lost. He lost because President [&hellip... Read More



Rebuilding the GOP: A Blueprint

Published on March 16th, 2016

  This is what the end of a political party looks like. Seventeen Presidential candidates packed into a clown-car primary, competing to be the most outrageous entertainer on the stage. Thanks to the Blue Wall we’ve [&hellip... Read More


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Race Matters, but Note Role Culture Plays

Published on February 28th, 2016

  American Blacks must cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit independent of any president in the White House. – Armstrong Williams There is no getting around certain troubling and enduring implications of Black-White differences in America. Is there [&hellip... Read More



The Art of the Pointless

Published on February 1st, 2016

  Is politics still the “art of the possible?” In America, today, it appears as if politics has become the art of the pointless. Congress finally passed a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, along with [&hellip... Read More



Australia: change when change is required

Published on December 9th, 2015

Greg Sheridan, When We Were Young And Foolish: A Memoir of My Misguided Youth with Tony Abbott, Bob Carr, Malcolm Turnbull, Kevin Rudd and Other Reprobates, Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 2015 It’s often said that many [&hellip... Read More



Chris Ladd: A Golden Age

Published on November 28th, 2015

  Through the narrow lanes of Trastevere a young man, newly arrived from the countryside, carries heavy amphorae uphill from the docks. He will do this all day, every day, for as far into the future [&hellip... Read More

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