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by | Dec 5, 2009

Whom is the president listening to, and what is he being told? Judging from those we’ve read about in the past several months, it is a scary thought indeed. Presidents always get lots of advice from many quarters, but there…

by | Jul 4, 2009

I recall thinking after reading Paul Johnson’s Modern Times that if I could remember everything that was in it, I’d never have to read another book again. Not only is it a grand history of the 20th century, but along…

by | Jun 6, 2009

We have heard more than we needed to know about the First 100 Days, not to mention the Next 100 Days, and the Next, and the Next. The rock star president has been compared to everybody from Bill Clinton to…

by | May 2, 2009

To any politician—especially a president—the most damaging criticism, at least apart from a seamy ethical problem, is incompetence. People just like to think those they elect are capable of getting the job done, and if they cannot, they’re unlikely to…

by | Apr 5, 2009

“The american president,” said Henry Adams— grandson of one president and great-grandson of another— “resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp, a course to steer, a port to seek.” The new president,…

by | Mar 1, 2009

I find it enlightening to review the many promises made by incoming presidents over the years, and to then compare those promises with what they actually accomplished. The country is fixated on what Mr. Obama has promised and his big…

by | Dec 1, 2008

The age of Reagan, we are told is over. Conservatives have had their day have been rejected and replaced with liberalism the likes of which has not been in power since the New Deal From the breathtaking victories of the…

by | Nov 1, 2008

THROUGHOUT THE CAMPAIGN for the White House, it was increasingly apparent that according to media elites, Barack Obama’s victory was unquestionable. There is little doubt that an Obama administration’s foibles could only add up to good news in the enamored…

by | Feb 29, 2008

JP, regarding your blog point on God and Man: I noticed it was #2 in politics yesterday on Amazon. We did a 50th edition in 2001 that actually sold quite well. And finally, when I asked Bill to write a…

by | Feb 28, 2008

To say that Bill Buckley caused a sensation, when he first emerged on the scene with the publication of God and Man at Yale in the spring of 1951, would be an understatement. Just 25 and a recent Yale graduate,…

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