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by | Sep 3, 2022

I grew up in Bucks County, a far suburb of Philadelphia. Back when I was a kid, the county was reliably Republican. A world-famous author, James Michener of Tales of the South Pacific fame, ran for Congress as a Democrat…

by | Aug 28, 2022

What do we possess today as “art”? A faked music, filled with artificial noisiness of massed instruments; a failed painting, full of idiotic, exotic and showcard effects, that every ten years or so concocts out of the form-wealth of millennia…

by | Aug 9, 2022

Of all the animals on Earth, there is only one capable of sparking a nuclear catastrophe, causing a pileup on the highway, and making several people fall down the stairs simultaneously. It is the fly. That genetic accident. That damned…

by | Aug 6, 2022

Eighty years ago, on Aug. 7, 1942, American Marines went ashore on the tropical islands of Guadalcanal and its tiny neighbors Tulagi, Gavutu, and Tanambogo. This marked the first sustained offensive action by American land forces in the Pacific. After…

by | Jul 1, 2022

As we approach Independence Day celebrations, the Washington Times reports that a recent Gallup survey shows a growing partisan and ideological divide regarding patriotism. The poll indicates that 58 percent of Republicans, 26 percent of Democrats, and 34 percent of…

by | Jun 3, 2022

Midway Airport. Some think its name comes from being “midway” between New York and the West Coast. Others mistakenly think it is named for the “Monsters of the Midway,” Alonzo Stagg’s legendary University of Chicago Maroon football teams, the name…

by | May 21, 2022

Winston Spencer Churchill wrote with warmth and humor about his early education — and its limits. Certain passages had a touch of the tremulous, given the discipline to which he was subjected by one or two nasty schoolmasters. Biographers have…

by | May 4, 2022

This July, Henry Kissinger’s new book Leadership: Six Studies in World Strategy will be released. The book analyzes the statesmanship of Germany’s Konrad Adenauer, France’s Charles de Gaulle, Egypt’s Anwar Sadat, Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew, Britain’s Margaret Thatcher, and America’s…

by | Apr 25, 2022

The teenager’s sensational forehand shot as he moved sideways on the baseline sent the ball streaming into the deuce court for a winner even as Alex de Minaur, who thought he had just hit match point, came forward to the…

by | Apr 11, 2022

While the world’s attention has been focused on the Russia-Ukraine war and China’s threatening behavior and rhetoric toward Taiwan, China has signed a security agreement with the Solomon Islands that Georgetown University professor Patricia O’Brien, writing in The Diplomat, claims…

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