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Current Affairs and comment

Still Addicted to that Rush

Still Addicted to that Rush Ilana Mercer, on the late king of radio Rush Limbaugh died on February the 17th. In the encomiums to conservatism’s radio king, mention was made of his 2009 address at the Conservative Political Action Conference … Continue reading

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Rattus Republicanus

Rattus Republicanus by Ilana Mercer The defining difference between Democrats and Republicans is this: Republicans live on their political knees. They apologize and expiate for their principles, which are generally not unsound. Democrats, conversely and admirably, stand tall for their core … Continue reading

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The Walls of Jericho

The Walls of Jericho Bill Hartley blows his trumpet Since the nineteenth century the expansion of our cities has seen settlements on the outskirts absorbed into the urban area. Occasionally though a town avoids this trend and manages to retain a … Continue reading

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When Kyle Came to Kenosha (2)

When Kyle came to Kenosha (2) by Ilana Mercer I’m not even sure one can still speak freely about theoretical matters. Nevertheless, against the background din of “insurrection” charges against MAGA America, I’ve tried to distill the hardcore libertarian take … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, February 2021

ENDNOTES, February 2021 In this edition: Entente Musicale, new releases of English and French music from SOMM; Kathleen Ferrier, remembered; Messiaen and 20th-century piano music from Divine Art, reviewed by Stuart Millson A musical entente cordiale is presented in splendid … Continue reading

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Automatic for the People

Automatic for the People by Ilana Mercer When Uncle Sam threatens some blighted and benighted region of the world—ostensibly on behalf of the American People and for their own good—our representatives call it peace through strength. It is then that … Continue reading

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Ominous Stirrings in the World of Woke

Ominous Stirrings in the World of Woke by David Ashton The ideology of “equality, diversity, inclusion”, which some call “Wokeism”[i], is spreading into every nook and cranny of our national life. Perceptive observers compare it to a new “faith”[ii], recently … Continue reading

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Storming the Citadels of Statism

Storming the Citadels of Statism by Ilana Mercer  Hardcore libertarians differentiate between pro-Trump patriots and Black Lives Matter detritus. BLM rioters trashed, looted and leveled their countrymen’s private property, their businesses. Democratic stormtroopers harassed their fellow Americans—meek men and women … Continue reading

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“Unequal Equals, Helots Egalités”

“Unequal Equals, …Helots Egalités” A. R. Kneen on the ‘great reset’ On 29th September 2020, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated: Building back better means getting support to the most vulnerable while maintaining our momentum on reaching the 2030 agenda … Continue reading

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A More Perfect Union

A More Perfect Union by Stuart Millson Within minutes of the Brexit transition period ending on New Year’s Eve – the moment when the United Kingdom finally left the economic jurisdiction of the European Union – the leading lights of … Continue reading

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