Snowdon-Jones Is Not British Royalty

It’s hardly rare for social climbers on one side of the Atlantic to claim connections with part of the elite on the other side. We had in the UK just recently some no name from flyover country insisting that he was a Rockefeller. ...

Empty Promise, Barack Obama and the Death of the American Dream

Once upon a time, there was the American Dream, "€œthat dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone,"€ as James Truslow Adams described it in his book The Epic of America (1931). Today we have ...

Hitler’s Deadliest Enemy: Pius XII

I spent much of winter 2006 butting heads with a cantankerous nun. Thankfully, it happened via email, and in no way resembled the battles with hirsute radical feminists in stretch jeans that ate up most of my high school years. No, I ...

Ron Paul and Pius IX

I wrote here once before about the repartee that keeps the snarks flying between me and my beloved lady Texan. I noted that each of us treasures his own impossible dream. In mine, the Habsburg monarchy is restored in Central Europe, ...

For Christ or Kin

Restoring Christendom is not a panacea for the ills of the modern world, though paleoconservatives"€™ labors to preserve respect for the sacred, for faith in God, and for the Christian influence on American identity continue to ...

Pius XII: Sourcing the Slanders

The whole horror of National Socialism is not concentrated in its nationalism, but in the combination of these two sterile and anti-human ideologies. Ironically enough, nationalism (unlike patriotism, of which it is the exaggeration and ...

Bowe Bergdahl

Deserting the Beast

It is so easy to gull the pack, the herd. It just takes a bit of theater. A brass band on the Fourth of July, flags whipping in the wind, young soldiers marching down Main Street, rhythmic thump-thump-thump of boots. There comes that ...

Exit the President

NEW YORK"€”Stop saying dystopian. The next person who uses this word gets a Billy Jack leg whop to the right side of his face. Donald Trump is not dystopian. There's nothing dystopian happening. Who started this? Dystopian would ...


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