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Firing Line Friday: Censorship and the Production Code

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Considering your humble author’s recent ban on Reddit for linking to an episode of Firing Line, an episode … Continue reading

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Buckley Ban On Reddit, Or Perhaps A Prelude To More, Or An Impetus For Less

     Apparently a recent post here has been declared so unconscionable by Reddit that your humble author’s Reddit account was suspended for three days. The content of said post being a link to this blog containing… a video of William F. … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Avant Garde

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The softening of the resistance to attacks on the Western tradition can in large part be found in … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Culture of the Left

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      If one wants to counter the Left, one needs to grok the Left. Even over fifty years ago, … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Rising Tide of Islam

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The question of the rise of Islam, particularly in Europe today, has been the focus of the West … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: What Have We Learned from the Failure of British Socialism?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With Britain having just voted in a European Parliament election despite supposedly being scheduled to have left the … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Irish Problem

     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 question of Brexit being the single most important topic for the U.K. during this month’s elections … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Enoch Powell and the British Crisis

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With elections in the U.K., including recent council elections and upcoming (and unexpected) elections for the European Parliament, … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Problem of Illegal Aliens

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The question of illegal aliens has been debated for decades. Rather than blind rhetoric, a sober discussion on … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Vietnam and the Intellectuals

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Far too often, the response to Progressive intellectuals is an anti-intellectualism that, rather than fight those intellectuals, conceded … Continue reading

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