Though Russell Kirk only wrote two speeches for Senator Barry Goldwater, they were very, very good speeches. The two men made a mighty and rather natural team, bringing the best out of each other. Here’s the one he… Read More
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
C. Wright Mills, Russell Kirk, conformism, TV, the Military Industrial Complex, love, and rock n roll.
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
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