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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…

Tribal America

Reflecting on the Dallas terrorist attack on civil order, I am hopeful of the response yet wary of the outcome. Everyone will be very restrained for at least 48 hours. Then the cries will come against white racism and the need to disarm as if nothing had happened that was … 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…