Socialism + Nationalism = ?

We’re not sure why, but the other day, the conservative commentator Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) dredged up a three-year-old interview...

We'll Take You with Us, Swim or Drown

Our story today opens in a prison cell in Italy where a sickly, diminutive, brilliant, thirty-six-year-old fellow named Antonio Gramsci...

The Euro Crisis, Twenty Years On.

Twenty years ago last month, we penned one of our favorite and most controversial pieces. Regular readers will recognize it well, not...

The Perpetual Cultural Revolution

We were remiss last week in that we failed to note the ugly but important 52nd anniversary of the start of Mao Tse Tung’s “Great...

A Tribute to the Great Thinkers, Part II

This past Tuesday, May 8th, was the 119th anniversary of the birth of Friedrich Hayek. Although Hayek was a serious economist who won the...

Alfie Evans vs. The "General Will"

Much has been said and written about the tragic case of Alfie Evans, a two-year old British child with a thus-far undiagnosed...

Christianity at War

Christianity has been at war with leftist atheism since the 17th century, when the ideology that would become known as the Left emerged...

A Tribute to the Great Thinkers, Part I

The primary purpose of this web site is to “educate and enlighten” – just as it says at the top of the home page. Being both...

Orwell, Trump, and "Nazis"

In an essay entitled "Politics and the English Language," written in 1946, George Orwell argued that political disorder was inevitably...

Red and Blue State Blues

Political experts of all shapes, sizes, and political predispositions are currently fixated on the notion that the November midterm...

McCabe and Mueller: Heroes or Villains?

History and literature are replete with examples of men and women who bravely risked their lives and their reputations for a cause that...

R.I.P., Stephen Hawking

We were sorry to hear that the world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking has died. We are not smart enough to have understood virtually any...

The Denial of Truth

If, over the last few weeks, you have paid attention to the mainstream media, you are likely under the impression that the United States...

A Nation without God, Part II

For the time being, the nation’s attention is focused on the school shooting in Florida. Everyone has a proposal for “doing something...

A Nation without God

Recently, the nation’s Director of National Intelligence, Dan Coats, appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee to discuss myriad...