Protesting Too Much

One evening a couple of weeks ago, I happened with my wife to be walking past the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster, in London, while there was a small but noisy demonstration going on. We were on our way to a dinner party nearby. The demonstrators, many of whom were masked, were shouting, “Trans rights are human rights!” again and again, ...


Empowering the Radicals

The president has become “completely unhinged,” Jimmy Kimmel told his viewers on Tuesday night. He had just canceled all their scheduled programming to focus on the president’s press conference regarding Charlottesville. This is a ...

31 Flavors of Fascism

I"€™ve been called a fascist roughly six million times, and though I feel it's an inaccurate description of my beliefs and temperament, I can see how people might get that impression. Following WWII, the term “fascist” ...

Death in June

The Leftist “€œF”€ Word

“Fascism” is the preferred political swear word of the left. Fascism was largely a European phenomenon, and an anticapitalist one to boot. In America we got FDR’s alphabet soup instead of jackbooted thugs rocking Hugo ...

Giorgio Mammoliti @ Dyke March

That New Commie Smell

I’ve met Toronto City Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti only once, at this summer’s Dyke March. (The “real” Pride Parade happens the first Sunday in July, but the Daughters of Lesbos take to the streets the day before. Public ...

Schooling Wisconsin’s Teachers

Watching events unspool in the Wisconsin State Capitol over the past few days, one would think the world is ending. In a very specific sense, it is"€”or at least I hope so. It started when the state's new Republican Governor Scott ...

Opening the Conservative Mind

New Zealander K.R. Bolton has sent for my benefit a self-published work, Thinkers of the Right: Challenging Materialism, which is one of the most enlightening studies of the interwar Right I"€™ve encountered in years. Its author, who ...


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