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Firing Line Friday: The Southern Imagination

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Though not so much these days, the South stood apart, for good or ill, half a century ago. … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Selling of the President 1968

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Elections and politics have always been an exercise in selling wise ideas at best, and carnival barking at … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Young

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Older generations have always complained about “The Young” and fret over what has become of younger generations. What … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Dump Nixon?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Never Trump. Always Trump. Somewhere in between? A similar argument arose around Nixon before Watergate ever happened. William … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Lawyer Problem

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      America is well known as an overly litigious society. This has been the case for decades, as William … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Is Big Business Out of Hand?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Many on the right today consider themselves to be part of the old working class, or at least … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Is There an Ecological 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 President Biden announcing a “Climate Crisis” with promises of exeutive actions, and Europe, once again, suffering a … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: The Polish Challenge

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With Russia getting frisky with Poland and Lithuania over the Suwałki Gap which separates the Kaliningrad Oblast and … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: Psychiatry and the Law

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      With “red flag” laws being a topic of current debate, particularly with the focus on mental health and … Continue reading

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Firing Line Friday: What Do We Owe Our Country?

     In the hopes of encouraging a more civil, and illuminating, discourse, here is another episode of William F. Buckley, Jr.’s “Firing Line”.      Two titans of conservatism, William F. Buckley, Jr. and Milton Friedman discuss a cromulent question on this Independence … Continue reading

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