“Liberals are the true conservatives of this generation,” a growingly popular line of argument goes, “because liberals are the guardians of the new American tradition—the New Deal tradition—against the reactionary onslaught of the fake, revanchist ‘conservatives.’ True constitutional conservatism,” the… Continue Reading
I’ve always loved the recorded version, but this live solo is just damned cool.
I devoured Mark Steyn’s After America: Get Ready for Armageddon within a few days of its release. If you couldn’t tell, I’m a bit of a declinist, so I tend to nod right along with Steyn’s narrative. An impressive autodidact… Continue Reading
The city of Long Beach, California, my hometown, is divided into nine council districts. The house where I grew up, and where my dad still lives, is in the eighth district. After participating in neighborhood activist groups and being very… Continue Reading
Jay Nordlinger points out our Education Secretary don’t speak English real good: Arne Duncan, our illustrious education secretary, is all weepy over the young’uns in Texas. They don’t get no education, what with that mean Rick Perry in charge. Duncan… Continue Reading
Tim Sandefur gives Sam Harris a very detailed what for.
The late preeminent liberal economist John Kenneth Galbraith once complained in The Affluent Society that where Democrats once stood for an issue of great importance in emphasizing production, they lost that issue by misunderstanding why production was important. For Galbraith,… Continue Reading
An interesting story broke a few days ago when truthout.org released an Air Force PowerPoint presentation used in an ethics training program given to its nuclear ballistics personnel. The Air Force promptly withdrew the materials after truthout.org’s complaints of the… Continue Reading