Daily Archive: July 1, 2010


Toward a positive conservatism

“How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbor says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy.” – Marcus...


On Burning Cop Cars and Stagecraft

A screaming came across the sky. The pine needled hush of cottage country was briefly, but violently, punctured by the deafening whoosh of low-flying fighter jets this weekend. Passing directly over our family cabin,...


What’s Wrong with Copyright

Notice-and-takedown is creaky, and the intellectual foundations of copyright are creakier still. But the whole thing more or less works. Kind of. Until you see this — the Rothko Chapel with Barnett Newman’s Broken...


The High Road and the Low

Jim Henley expresses something that had been in the back of my mind, in some form, for a very long time: Across a whole range of problems there’s a class of responses I’ll dub...


L’Affaire Weigel

The blogosphere has been abuzz the last week or so over some e-mails sent to the JournoList list-serv by Dave Weigel that were less than respectful to conservatives.  As a result, Weigel was forced...

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