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Politics

No. 12 Bookworm Podcast: Slavery was a blessing for today’s African Americans

Though slavery was awful, for today’s American blacks what would have been even worse was an absence of the slavery that brought them to these shores. (If you prefer listening over reading, the companion podcast to this post is embedded below, or you can listen to it at Libsyn or at Apple [Read More]

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Politics

No. 11 Bookworm Podcast: The Left is returning us to the horrors of tribalism

In their desperate grab for power, the Left is abandoning the unity of America’s ideas in favor of tribalism, with all its attendant violence. (If you prefer listening to reading, the companion podcast is embedded below, or you can listen to it at Libsyn or at Apple podcasts. I’m trying [Read More]

Elections

Slouching Towards Election Day (by Wolf Howling)

Brett Kavanaugh and Kanye West have combined to make sure that the 2018 midterm election will not be a normal one. . . . what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born? — William Butler Yeats, The Second Coming, 1919 Many things will [Read More]