Happy birthday!

How do we love you, let us count the ways! Nanda, it’s good to have you on Ricochet, even on a temporary basis, & it’s great we’ve got the chance to talk to you here. Let us know a bit about the upcoming celebrations. Happy Birthday! You’re the top!

News on pomocon

Mr. Lawler writes about redefining conservatism in light of the Trump phenomenon: What too many Republicans have missed, in fact, is that lots of Americans have experienced this “progress” as loss of the secure safety nets that have cushioned them from being merely part of a meritocracy based on productivity.  On … MORE…

American Yahoo

Here’s my new essay on Heinlein & it’s secretively saying all sorts of things about American freedom! America was supposed to be a land of philosophy or a race of philosophers. American government was founded as a government of philosophers: It is the only government that prohibited tying a man’s … MORE…

Star Wars–sounds good to me

I mentioned in the recent joke thread that I’d love to see sharks with lasers in space. Here’s RealClearSomethingorother publishing a Hudson Institute–I recommend it!–report. The style is ridiculous. This is how serious people talk… But the point is, there are people saying, we need space-based interceptors & lasers! Here, … MORE…