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Firing Line Friday: Tax Reform

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The Republican Party was most effective in cutting or otherwise reforming the tax system. Let us look back … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Jews and American Politics

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      After emergency aid was sent to Israel by the United States following the Yom Kippur war, many questioned … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: 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”.      The current British government, run by the Tories, is on the verge of a humiliating defeat come the … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Government and Public Confidence

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The lack of faith in our political institutions is nothing new, and fifty years ago it was as … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Economic Lot of Minorities

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Is is en vogue to declare that non-Whites are oppressed and suffer due to a “system of oppression”. … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Is There an Answer to Malthus?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Yet another “climate conference” has concluded, with doomsayers demanding that people must suffer for Gaia. Let us look … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Do We Need a Foreign Policy Doctrine?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Increasingly, it feels as if politicians in both the Democratic and Republican party see foreign policy strictly through … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: What to Do about Terrorism

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The Palestinians being provided arms by foreign powers to wage war on Israel is nothing new.   Let … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Vietnamization

     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 American troops fighting abroad seems to be a nonstop debate at times.   Nixon’s Vietnamization … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Africa and Colonialism

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Half a century ago, Africa was still “decolonizing” (give or take the importation Communism).   Has Africa achieved … Continue reading

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