Daily Archive: July 17, 2012


A Note for the Sake of Historical Accuracy

I wasn’t going to write about this, but the one-two punch of Rod Dreher and John Podhoretz — in agreement,* no less! — has somehow made me shift into gear.  Anna Breslaw penned a not-quite...


What Are Governments For, Anyway?

Anybody familiar with “The Lonely Crowd” [1950]? I’m not, but it seems relevant. Consider this a bleg—it was one of those pop socio-philosophical phenomena that came out of nowhere to sell a million-plus copies...


Global Citizen Tries For a Degree

Dear Readers, Some of you may know that over the last year or so, I’ve been struggling with finding funding sources to finish my graduate degree. In the end, I’ve decided to make a...