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Firing Line Friday: The Southern Imagination

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Though not so much these days, the South stood apart, for good or ill, half a century ago. … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Selling of the President 1968

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Elections and politics have always been an exercise in selling wise ideas at best, and carnival barking at … Continue reading

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Miracle Of The Individual

     Tribalism and “us vs. them” sentiment of the nationalist global ideology seems resurgent these days, but let us not forget the miracle that elevated an individual as more than a tool of the elitists.      There isn’t some false dilemma fallacy … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Young

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Older generations have always complained about “The Young” and fret over what has become of younger generations. What … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Dump Nixon?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Never Trump. Always Trump. Somewhere in between? A similar argument arose around Nixon before Watergate ever happened. William … Continue reading

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Republicanism And Conservatism

     Your humble author has often pointed out that many on the rights seemed inclined to tear down institutions, and even mores, in a quest to stop elites from being a threat, if not outright seek to “hear the lamentations of … Continue reading

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Weaponized Government Is Here To Stay

     Why have responsible and limited government when you can use it as a cudgel against your political enemies? They'll just try to weaponize it for themselves, be completely incompetent about it, and leave the Democrats with an even more and … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Lawyer Problem

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      America is well known as an overly litigious society. This has been the case for decades, as William … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Psychiatry and the Law

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With “red flag” laws being a topic of current debate, particularly with the focus on mental health and … Continue reading

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