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Firing Line Friday: Psychiatry: New Explorations

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With so many people saying that we are living in “crazy times”. Thirty-nine years ago, Dr. Thomas S. … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Is There a Liberal Crack-Up?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Win or lose in 2020, the question asked thirty-five years ago appears to be evergreen: Is there a … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Meaning of the China Vote

     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 People’s Republic of China being in the news, primarily for the repression in Hong Kong, let … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Republican Party and Mr. Nixon

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In the previous two Firing Line Friday posts, the wipeout, on the Presidential level, of the Democrats in … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: What’s Ahead for the Democrats? Part II

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In 1984, President Reagan won every state except Minnesota (and the District of Columbia), though the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: What’s Ahead for the Democrats? Part I

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In 1984, President Reagan won every state except Minnesota (and the District of Columbia), though the Democratic Party … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Resolved: That the Women’s Movement Has Been Disastrous

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Feminism has changed over the better part of a century over which it has evolved from “first wave” … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Equal Rights Amendment

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      In this woke day and age, let us look back upon a time one a strong woman stood … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Crisis in Labour

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With all the current shenanigans going on in British politics, perhaps ‘twould be interesting to look back half … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Is the World Funny?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Sometimes it’s important to take time away from the usual politics and philosophy and turn one’s mind to … Continue reading

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