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Conservatism

Steven F. Hayward reviews five conservative books.

Sex Survey

Found in 1973, a Victorian sex survey. In 1973, historian Carl Degler was combing the University archives, gathering research for a book on the history of the family. Sifting through the papers of Dr. Clelia Duel Mosher, who taught in […]

Leftism

Dennis Prager: Leftism, the Religion. Leftism, though secular, must be understood as a religion (which is why I have begun capitalizing it). The Leftist value system’s hold on its adherents is as strong as the hold Christianity, Judaism, and Islam […]

Tea Parties

Michael Barone on tea parties. Over the past 14 months, our political debate has been transformed into an argument between the heirs of two fundamental schools of political thought, the Founders and the Progressives. The Founders stood for the expansion […]

Self-Esteem

Theodore Dalrymple on Self-Esteem vs. Self-Respect. With the coyness of someone revealing a bizarre sexual taste, my patients would often say to me, “Doctor, I think I’m suffering from low self-esteem.” This, they believed, was at the root of their […]

Hubris

Cathy Young: An Act of Hubris. While nobody knows what effects the health care reform bill passed by Congress will have on health care in America, the battle around this legislation is very likely to have disastrous effects on the […]

Elders of Christendom?

Alan Roebuck: The Protocols of the Elders of Christendom? The left is in the driver’s seat, and there is therefore one irrefutable argument against the view that a secret cabal of Christian fundamentalists is taking over the country: Conservatism continues […]

Calvinism

The return of Calvinism. In America’s Christian faith, a surprising comeback of rock-ribbed Calvinism is challenging the Jesus-is-your-buddy gospel of modern evangelism.

We Are Doomed II

Vox Day interviews John Derbyshire about his new book, We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism.

Philosophers

What Do Philosophers Believe? See here.

Suicide Schools

The New York Daily News reports on Taliban suicide schools for children in Pakistan. Pakistani terror camps are teaching children the three R’s: reading, ‘riting and rage. Taliban suicide schools dotting the Af-Pak tribal belt leave no child behind in […]

Friends?

With friends like these. . . Saudi Arabia is pouring hundreds of millions of pounds into Islamist groups in the Balkans, some of which spread hatred of the West and recruit fighters for jihad in Afghanistan. According to officials in […]

Head of the Class

The Washington Post profiles Kimberly DuVall-Early, the top-rated professor in the nation according to the Web site RateMyProfessors.com.

Obstacles To Peace

The Tragedy of the Peace Process by Mario Loyola. When the right-wing Benyamin Netanyahu was elected prime minister of Israel the first time round in 1996, Clinton-administration officials barely disguised their bitter disappointment. For the next three years, relations between […]

Debating Obamacare

Jack M. Balkin, Yale Law School, Randy Barnett, Georgetown Law School, Abbe R. Gluck, Columbia Law School, David B. Rivkin and Lee A. Casey, counsel in the Florida lawsuit, and James F. Blumstein, Vanderbilt Law School, debate whether or not […]

Biblical Plagues

Did you know that the Biblical plagues that devastated Ancient Egypt in the Old Testament were the result of global warming? Researchers believe they have found evidence of real natural disasters on which the ten plagues of Egypt, which led […]

Amazing

Online: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the Sistine Chapel. (h/t Kingdom People)

John Ellis

John Ellis, president of the California Association of Scholars, makes a presentation to the joint committee on the master plan for higher education of the California legislature. The clearest indication of how serious the lack of intellectual diversity has become […]

Obamacare III

Yuval Levin on why and how Obamacare must be undone. In the days since the enactment of their health care plan, Democrats in Washington have been desperately seeking to lodge the new program in the pantheon of American public-policy achievements. […]

Tolerance?

I totally agree with these comments by George Louvis. Every time some Muslim blows up a plane, or a train, or kills innocent people, we hear from the Left how we should not judge all Muslims because of a few […]