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Matthew A. Roberts writes from Kansas City, Missouri. He can be reached at

Evangelical Madness

October 09, 2009

The pagan and Christian West has a long tradition of hospitality toward

Gold Rushes and Shortages

October 08, 2009

Richard is correct about the future prospects of gold, but this raises an

Pagans and Christians

October 08, 2009

Although I am fond of Mark Hackard’s pieces on Russia, he seems to cast our

Liberty, Trade, and Survival

June 10, 2009

Regarding Richard’s recent comment, I’d like to address a couple points. 

Liberty, a threat to tradition?

June 09, 2009

Justin Raimondo fears recent right-wing phenomena in the U.K. might be a

On Nation and Nationalism

April 21, 2009

In response to Razib Khan’s recent post, it should be noted the traditional

Any readers near Kansas City?

March 14, 2009

If so, you should check out the Greater Kansas City Paleoconservative Happy

Darwinian Traditionalism

February 14, 2009

Regarding Richard’s insightful post on the fact that Darwinism is hardly


February 05, 2009

Richard makes some valuable points regarding my previous post on Obama

Obama the Free Trader

February 04, 2009

During the primaries and presidential debates some unfortunate souls might have

The New Nobility

January 31, 2009

Tangentially relevant to Richard’s recent post and the Gottfried/Hunter

Pro-Western Russia

January 28, 2009

In my inbox this morning I found a forwarded email containing a recent

Lit Crit

Brideshead Reconstructed

Brideshead Reconstructed

January 28, 2009

If subtlety is central to good art, then the new Miramax presentation of

Rome and Demographics

January 23, 2009

Regarding my previous post on empire undermining tradition, Razib Khan takes

Empire Undermines Tradition

January 22, 2009

In response to a 2007 essay by Charles A. Coulombe and a reply by Edward Feser,

Ramos and Compean Set Free

January 19, 2009

Although President Bush had pardoned the coyote John Allen Aregood and Carly

More on Christianity and the West

January 16, 2009

Regarding Christianity and the West, Samuel P. Huntington was generally on the

Obama the Intellectual

January 14, 2009

After informing us that Brack Obama recently dined with ?conservative opinion

RIP Professor Huntington

December 27, 2008

Harvard scholar Samuel P. Huntington, who wrote extensively on the clash of

Paleos are welcome at NR

December 03, 2008

Despite popular perception that National Review is nothing but an organ of the


Down with Culture!

December 01, 2008

The concept of “culture” permeates many aspects of our lives.  A ‘culture’

Takimag Classic

Who is Vladimir Putin?

September 24, 2008

Even the editors of Time magazine can occasionally display some some wisdom,

Straight Talk, en Espa

September 15, 2008

Here‘s John McCain’s newest Spanish television ad, “Which Side Are They On?”

Palin, Buchanan, and Israel

September 04, 2008

A new AP piece suggests that Sarah Palin might not have been the die-hard

Is Obama really better than McCain?

May 24, 2008

Before anyone jumps to conclusions: No, I’m not endorsing McCain (I’m voting

Should we go Constitutional?

April 26, 2008

I am at the Constitution Party’s national convention held this week in Kansas

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