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THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE Print Subscription: $12/year

If you’re an #FOB–no! not “friend of Bill”! FRIEND OF BRAD–you can get a year’s print subscription to The American Conservative for just $12.* Yes, truly, $12! If you’d like the $12 subscription– 1. Email us at fobtheamericanconservative@gmail.com**… Read More

Russell Kirk Against The Ideologues

In his twenty-nine books on politics, history, constitutional law, literature, social criticism, economics, and fiction, the shadow of the French Revolution and the loosening of the ideologues upon the world deeply haunted Russell Kirk. Tellingly, his most important influence… Read More

Coming in Paperback: RUSSELL KIRK, AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE

I found out late yesterday afternoon that the University Press of Kentucky will be publishing RUSSELL KIRK: AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE in paperback for their spring 2018 list. How great is this???  I’m thrilled. I’m not sure how many changes… Read More

Dare We Hope? Deleting the State.

Happy birthday to my wonderful friend and ally in this crazy world, Aeon Skoble.  Here is my review of his 2008 book, a book I want very much to be true, whatever skepticisms linger (about the idea, not… Read More

Hawthorne and American Transcendentalism (Full Lecture)

Why Nationalism and Conservatism Are NOT Compatible

Thank you, Michael Lucchese.  You are an incredible young  man, and I’m deeply honored to be your friend.

My Latest at TIC: So Many Opinions, So Little News

Or, why the modern media frustrates me seemingly to no end. Over the past year, I’ve become so disillusioned by my traditional news sources as to become distraught. The BBC and Telegraph have become so hideously anti-American that I often think that… Read More