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Firing Line Friday: Russia and the Food Crisis

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Fifty years ago the United States was suffering inflation, with food prices exceeding general inflation numbers. Fifty years … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Future of the GOP

     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 future of the Republican Party is as hotly debated now as it was half-a-century … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Nixon Experience and American Conservatism

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      How much does one politician affect an entire movement, not just while in power, but far into the … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Political Responsibility of Artists

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      It seems that people tend to treat artists, writers, musicians, actors, &c. who opine on political matters as … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Public Medicine?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      California is yet again toying around with universal healthcare. Despite such calls for government run medicine fifty years … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Government and the Arts

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Should the Federal government subsidize art and the humanities? From subsidizing it as an emplopyment scheme in the … 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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Firing Line Friday: The Question of Rhodesia

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      The ruling party of South Africa, the ANC, has mismanaged South Africa to the point of near collapse, … Continue reading

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