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A Strong But Grounded Foreign Policy

     It seems that we’ve gone in the past half century in America from the “they always blame America First” Left who urged America to not meddle in other countries’ affairs and to instead tend to troubles (and government spending), at … Continue reading

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The Laws All Being Flat

     In this age of wokeness, its pseudo-Hegelian antithesis anti-wokeness practically requires an equal and opposite response, where non-woke “cuckservatives” are labeled as being pro-woke for “fighting with one arm behind their backs” or even acknowledging the de facto article of … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Where Do We Go on Immigration?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With increasing pressure on America’s Southern border and the impending end of “Title 42”, the question of illegal … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Radical Chic

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Once upon a time, journalists’ jobs were to communicate facts and inform the public about public affairs. Even … Continue reading

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Fight, But For What?

     “But he fights” was a common refrain from many of the decibilically vociferous calls in the MAGA movement, and it is a sentiment raucously championed by many on the “new right”, or as some call themselves, the “common good conservatives”, … Continue reading

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A Veritable Commentary On Conservatism

     With much hullabaloo about what is or is not conservatism, a rationally stated view is rare these days, but not unknown, as this Twitter thread demonstrates. I want to make something clear here. I've been Conservative for over 3 decades, … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Heredity, IQ, and Social Issues

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The book “The Bell Curve” raised a massive ruckus when it came out, but the debate of “nature … Continue reading

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     As you’ve noticed, there was no “News of the Week” this past Sunday, nor any other posts so far this week.  Your humble author is fine, but has just been especially busy with real life stuff.  More regular posting will … Continue reading

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The Slave Trade Wasn’t Just Trans-Atlantic

     Slavery has existed throughout history and everywhere, not just undertaken by European powers against sub-Saharan Africans. While the European explorers who first sailed down to western Africa mainly tapped into an existing market, others, like the Ottomans were still buying … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Democracy and Political Scandal

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Political scandals, both real and cooked up, have long had a disparate impact in democratic governance. William F. … Continue reading

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