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Conrad Black
by Conrad Black | Jun 21, 2017

One of the straws in the wind that indicates that the Never-Trumpers are becoming uneasy, as they are cantilevered out over the Grand Canyon while they try to attach credence to bad fairy tales about collusion and obstruction and unctuously…

The shield of denial and rejection that has insulated most of the Never-Trump coalition since election day is starting to disintegrate, as its lunacy becomes more apparent. Kathy Griffin is only the most recent example. Not since the last days…

The debunking of formerly oracular Global Warmer and proto-Gorite Michael Mann should have been a routine matter, conspicuous only for the skill and originality of the polemicist involved—I mean Mark Steyn, of course. To review: Rand Simberg at the Competitive…

WilsonBy A. Scott Berg(Putnam, 832 pages, $40) This is an interesting book about a very interesting subject, on whom the needle of agreed judgment has failed, more agitatedly than with most American presidents, to settle on a consensus. To his…

Over the weekend, I had the distinct privilege of undergoing my monthly “oblivious young woman in a hybrid with the Coexist bumper sticker cuts me off and then proceeds to give me the dirty look because I was in the…

Everyone from my barber to the hipster kid down the street who thinks he’s watched “the news” when he catches a clip of The Daily Show on his iPad has a take on the government shutdown and perpetual political stalemate…

Whether we’re talking about political or cultural battles, the concept of a “Big Tent” is an attractive, important one. Having a public platform that attracts a wide swath of supporters from across the spectrum should not be one’s primary concern….

I stumbled upon this little gem over the weekend and thought it worth sharing. It’s a review of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit in The Times Literary Supplement by his close friend and literary confidant Clive Staples Lewis. An excerpt: To…

Anyone who even just casually follows politics has a least favorite pundit. For many on the left side of the aisle, it seems to be a guy like Sean Hannity or Rush Limbaugh. For those on the Right, Chris Matthews…

The latest effort from radio show host and best-selling author Dennis Prager’s virtual “Prager University” is a course titled “God or Atheism — Which is more rational?” If you’re not familiar with Prager U, the concept is simple: five-minute “lectures”…

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