Our Present Totalitarianism

I’m not sure it really matters what we want to label it–democratic despotism, managerial tyranny, soft fascism, a variety of communism–we definitely live in a world that no longer respects basic Natural Rights and true diversity (that is, of… Read More

Final Day of American Heritage Class

Washington as victor from PATRIOT SAGE, ed. by Gary Gregg and Matt Spalding.

The Immorality of CONTAINMENT (Full Lecture)

Why “containment” was morally bankrupt and the three great men who helped end it and the Soviet threat to the world.

The 1950s (Full Lecture)

C. Wright Mills, Russell Kirk, conformism, TV, the Military Industrial Complex, love, and rock n roll.

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

Horrors of Communism (Full Lecture)

With an emphasis on the Hiss-Chambers trial, the horrors of communism.

The “Machine” of Ideology (Full Lecture)

My follow-up to last week’s talk on Progressivism.  Now, the meaning of ideology and its inherent and inevitable demeaning of the human person.  All ideologies–left and right.