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Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

The two major national party conventions trotted out this year’s brightest and best...

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The Chinese Advantage

The Chinese Advantage

Which nation will own the 21st century? The leading candidates are the USA and China....

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The Grand Hotel Preservation Society

The Grand Hotel Preservation Society

It seems all of the changes taking place these days are for the worse. I am hardly a...

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Obama’s Remaking of America

Obama’s Remaking of America

Anyone who believes America’s culture wars are behind her should have started out...

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The Second Revolution in Menswear

The Second Revolution in Menswear

One of 2011’s hottest trends is middle-aged pundits announcing that compared to the...

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What Is It We Wish to Conserve?

What Is It We Wish to Conserve?

A conservative’s task in society is “to preserve a particular people, living in a...

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The Dignity of Sloth

The Dignity of Sloth

Did you see this news story the other day? An online game has helped determine the...

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The Creeping Pink Cloud

The Creeping Pink Cloud

Rupert Murdoch’s New York bullhorn, also known as the New York Post, has recently...

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The High Cost of Free Medical Care

The High Cost of Free Medical Care

When questioning modern myths, one feels like Don Quixote charging the windmills....