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
Thank you, Michael Lucchese. You are an incredible young man, and I’m deeply honored to be your friend.
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
My great friend (and, frankly, genius), Dan McCarthy’s most recent writings. Well worth checking out. “We Might Need a Prince of the Potomac” in Law and Liberty; thoughts on Hayek, Machiavelli, power, and constitutionalism: http://www.libertylawsite.org/liberty-forum/we-might-need-a-prince-of-the-potomac/ “The Proxy War,” in the University… Read More
Gerald Russello, editor of Kirk’s UNIVERSITY BOOKMAN, kindly asked me to participate in a symposium: how should a conservative think about immigration. Here’s a link to the whole discussion: http://www.kirkcenter.org/index.php/bookman/article/conservative-thinking-on-immigration/ Here’s my brief response: When Secretary of State,… Read More
The Imaginative Conservative now has its own Youtube station. 19 full videos. Great stuff. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsGPwSjb83xYalB0NwwvFNw
A brief version of this appeared at https://home.isi.org/nothing-has-changed-least-fundamentally. A huge thank you to ISI for soliciting it. Below is the director’s cut. *** As another presidential election cycle comes to a conclusion and a new one already… Read More
A short, 30 minute lecture/discussion as I gave the first quiz of the semester. The course lecture involved Plato’s understanding of the divine. Enjoy.