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  • Forever Free…


    We often speak around here of overreaching executive orders but, it is hard to match the one whose anniversary we celebrate today. Today is the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. For a document that in practical terms did nothing,… Read More ›

  • Of Letters and Bombs


    The Anglican Bishop of Leeds had sent a letter to the Prime Minister, my understanding is with the full knowledge and approval of the Archbishop of Canterbury. This is it. Dear Prime Minister, Iraq and IS I am conscious of… Read More ›

  • The West Lacks One Essential Tool to Defeat ISIS


    As I read about IS (whom we all pray will soon be WASWAS) I often think something is missing, especially from our governments. And there is, Elizabeth Scalia The Anchoress, has named it accurately, and well, as usual. Our elites… Read More ›

  • That Wind Blowing and That Tide


    When I was 5 or 6 was the first time I was allowed to go to the funeral home with my parents. The person who had died was my Great Uncle Henry, and yes I knew him although not all… Read More ›

  • The King’s Prerogative

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    We have talked several times on my site about the rise of administrative law and it’s almost exact similarity with the King’s Prerogative. You can find those articles here, here, and here, nearly all of those articles also have links, if… Read More ›

  • Dodging Bullets


    While dodging bullets is not a recommended practice, it is considered far superior to not dodging bullets. What is he talking about?, I hear. This, apparently we got lucky last month, and missed getting hit by a good-sized Coronal Mass… Read More ›

  • Sheep, Shepherds, and Wolves


    Much has been said this week, some of it here, about ISIS and the Christians of Mosul. It is right for us to weep, and gnash our teeth over the fate that is overtaking our brothers and sisters. Many of… Read More ›

  • Islam’s War on Women


    Good News First I would guess you remember Meriam Ibrahim. She’s the 27 year old Sudanese, married to an American, who gave birth a few weeks ago while shackled in a Sudanese prison. That sentence was averted some time ago… Read More ›

  • Is Administrative Law Unlawful ?


    From the Constitution of the United States: ARTICLE I, SECTION 1. All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.   When we talk… Read More ›

  • A Most Conservative Revolution


    Today we celebrate for the 238th time, something the Founders did not want. Independence. What they wanted was restoration of their rights as freeborn Englishmen. Our revolution was in direct line of succession from Magna Charta, The English Civil War, and The… Read More ›

  • Cliven Bundy and The Rural Way


    I said yesterday, on my blog that we were going to look at the confrontation between Cliven Bundy and the BLM today, and we are. But first I want you to read Victor Davis Hanson on it, so here it is: Works… Read More ›

  • Catholicism, the Internet, and Freedom of Speech


    I’m going to conflate a few things today, for a purpose, which will be apparent. First we have all seen the reports in the last few days that the Obama administration wishes to give up American control of the internet…. Read More ›

  • Hope


    Many of you know that my co-author on my blog, Jessica, is a Brit, and a very strong Christian. A week ago she shared a story with us, a story that is very nearly miraculous, and I want to share… Read More ›

  • “Leg of Nothing and No Turnips”


    The title comes from PVT Joseph Plumb Martin’s account of the Thanksgiving service and his dinner while serving in the Continental Army in the fall and winter of 1777. He sounds like a typical American solder, griping about his very… Read More ›

  • Why Are You Thinking of College?


    I talk about this fairly often on my blog, but not so much here. Why exactly are you (or your kids) thinking of going to college? Because you have to, to get a good job? That was my answer, until… Read More ›

  • 267 Words

    267 words. Spoken by a President of the United States. Spoken in the midst of a great Civil War, on a battlefield, to help dedicate a military cemetery. 267 words, that redefined a free people, for the next century and… Read More ›

  • Obamacare: Some Thoughts

    It’s probably a fair bet that you’ve already seen this, but it’s cute and pretty much true, funny too. So enjoy It’s a cute video and the problems is speaks of are real enough but its far from funny for… Read More ›

  • Break the Paradigm


    You know for 130 years now, the federal government has had the civil service. It began with the Civil Service Act under Chester A. Arthur. It was an attempt to restrain the unseemly (and corrupt) spoils system, that had every… Read More ›

  • The Immortal Memory

    The British Empire got it’s start as a Tudor Enterprise as Henry VIII established the Royal Navy and as men increasingly saw how England could challenge Spain on the sea. Britain was well placed for this as an island off… Read More ›

  • Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy: But Do They Have the Guts to Fix It?


    We talk quite a lot here about the economy, of course, and occasionally even feel sorry for the kids coming out of college with degrees that enable them to do ‘not much’, and a load of student debt. We are… Read More ›


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