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Depluribus Unum

Depluribus Unum by Ilana Mercer In 2016, Hillary Clinton called Trump supporters Deplorables. The year 2020 finds Jon Meacham likening us to lizards. Meacham, one of the left’s favorite historians, mused that white America has retreated into unthinking limbic mode. A … Continue reading

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Gathering Storms

Gathering Storms  by Stuart Millson In 2002, the late Albert Finney starred in a film for television, directed by Richard Loncraine, about the “wilderness years” of Winston Churchill. With Vanessa Redgrave co-starring as his devoted wife Clementine, The Gathering Storm … Continue reading

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Food Men Chew

Food Men Chew COVID – Ilana fingers the Chinese people China’s plague-delivery pedigree is solid. Courtesy of China, the West got the H2N2 virus in 1957 and the H3N2 virus in 1968. Granted, the Chinese viral supply chain was broken … Continue reading

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Architect of Final Victory

Architect of Final Victory HALDANE, THE FORGOTTEN STATESMAN WHO SHAPED MODERN BRITAIN, by John Campbell, Hurst Publishers, ISBN 978-1-78738-311-1, £30, reviewed by ANGELA ELLIS-JONES He has never featured in popular lists of Great Britons, and no statue of him has been erected. … Continue reading

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The West is Silenced

The West is Silenced by Ilana Mercer How is it possible to critique Critical Race Theory yet fail to mention its salient characteristic—that it is exclusively anti-white? Easily, if one is a Beltway conservative. They complain a lot about this … Continue reading

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Lives of Others

Lives of Others by Bill Hartley One of the earliest examples of biographical writing is Plutarch’s Lives. Someone said that when it came to the amount of space he devoted to his subjects, Plutarch got it about right. For example, … Continue reading

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Classicist and Secessionist

 Classicist and Secessionist Darrell Sutton, on Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve The critical study of classical texts in America does not have a long history. Its development is traceable to two or three individuals whose names are of varying degrees of importance. … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, October 2020

ENDNOTES, October 2020  In this edition: Elgar in America, by Stuart Millson The Worcestershire born and bred composer Edward Elgar first visited the United States in 1905, to great acclaim. Interestingly, the traditional performance of ‘Land of Hope and Glory’ … Continue reading

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Populism versus Elitism

Populism versus Elitism Mark Wegierski provides an historical perspective It could be argued that liberalism, as a world-historical tendency, almost always begins among elites who have become corrupted by an easy life without duty and religion, and is imposed by … Continue reading

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Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee

Ilana Mercer, on the first Presidential Debate The first presidential debate, on Tuesday 29, was the first bit of fun we’ve had in a while. True, President Donald J. Trump failed to air his theory about that “big fat shot in … Continue reading

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