Arts & Letters
by | May 31, 2019

“Bombshell” best describes David Garrow’s lengthy piece “The Troubling Legacy of Martin Luther King.” The article not only obliterates what we think we know about one of the most beloved figures in American history, it, like a bombshell, hurts people….

by | Apr 18, 2019

When you heard Notre Dame was ablaze, did you think Islamic terrorism might be involved? I did. And with the origin of the fire still uncertain, that remains a valid avenue of inquiry. Muslim extremists have attacked the landmark before, have…

by | Apr 13, 2019

When President Donald Trump described the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation as “terrible” and “one of the ugliest buildings in the city,” as he reportedly did in the mid-summer of 2018, one could be forgiven for…

by | Apr 5, 2019

Have you ever wondered who the evilest people to ever walk this earth are? Adolf Hitler always seems to be the go-to reference in such conversations. It is a difficult thing to quantify. Do we do it statistically — that…

by | Apr 3, 2019

Frederik Chopin was a Polish pianist whose passionate compositions continue to stir the soul. His music is associated with the doomed 1830 uprising against Imperial Russian rule, foreshadowing the fights for freedom against Nazis and Communists in the 20th century. Franz…

by | Mar 29, 2019

The following article is based on my recent lecture at the Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama, entitled: “Henry Hazlitt’s Long-Term Economic Thinking: Foundation of Entrepreneurial Excellence.” Here I will explore morality as Hazlitt’s foundational theme in economics. Henry Hazlitt is…

by | Mar 25, 2019

“Would the Left know if their own extremities showed up again?” Sadly relevant, this question, posed by filmmaker Robert Orlando, President of Nexus Media, Director of the films Silence Patton (released by Sony Pictures) and The Divine Plan, comes at…

by | Jan 31, 2019

Are you mad about something? Is there an injustice you’re looking to right, a leader you’re itching to critique, or a sin you want to rebuke? You’re not alone. Thanks to the constant connectivity of news and social media, there…

by | Jan 24, 2019

As many know, Roma, Alfonso Cuarón’s semi-autobiographical, black-and-white movie about an indigenous, live-in Mexican housekeeper who faces personal tragedy at the same time her employers experience family strife, is getting critical acclaim and collecting award after award on the way…

by | Jan 16, 2019

Politics is cyclical. Republicans will not always hold the White House. Democrats will be back. If only they realized now the threats to our democracy that presently are being institutionalized. Threats that will endanger them and their future leaders terribly…

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