Category Archives: War & Terror

Violence & Escalation

     Just a week ago, your humble author noted a marked increase in the acceptance of violent rhetoric and and warned of “fringe individuals who live in political echo chambers who are likely to do something stupid”. Less than a week … Continue reading

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When in the Course of Human Events…

Action of Second Continental Congress, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America WHEN in the Course of human Events, it becomes necessary for one People to dissolve the Political Bands which have connected them … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: What’s on Malcolm Muggeridge’s Mind?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      It is the current fancy of some to blame America First and accuse America of being warmongers while … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: A Murder Case

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Violence is nothing new to radical politics, and the 1960s were well known for political assassinations. Forty years … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Enemies Not So Far Abroad: Russia In The Americas; Putin And Kim; Axis Of The Devils

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: They want us to blame ourselves; that makes it easier for … Continue reading

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Liberty vs. Virtue: The False Dilemma Fallacy

     The Post-Conservative Right shares much of it’s worldview with the older Hard Left. Not in the eschaton they want to immanentize, but that we must more forcefully so immanentize. To this end, we see the false dilemma fallacy of freedom … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Amnesty ‘74

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Illegal immigration is a huge issue today as is amnesty, like the one passed back in the ‘80s … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Should the United States Disarm?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With technology and warfare seemingly changing rapidly these days in both howi t is fought and what tactics … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Where Do We Go from Here in the Middle East?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With the October 7th attack on Israel by Hamas last year, and the ongoing war in response, let … Continue reading

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Defending America’s Borders Begins Abroad

     When the late Sonny Bono ran for the U.S. Senate, he was asked about illegal aliens, and he replied that if it’s illegal than it’s illegal and we should enforce the law. Your humble author has shared this very straightforward … Continue reading

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