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Neither the Problem Nor the Solution, by George McDaniel

[The following posting is by a guest blogger, George McDaniel. -- JGR] Call them Generation LX, Generation 60, those young people of British ancestry and Christian heritage coming of age at the end of the 20th century. They are the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Arab Fall

It’s tempting to suppose that Barack Obama, confronted with abject failure on the domestic front, is trying to divert attention away from that fiasco onto his even greater screw-up in managing U.S. foreign policy. That would be a curious campaign … Continue reading

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Games People Play

In a few days Barack Obama will be confirmed as the Democratic team’s representative to compete in the quadrennial Presidential match, to determine who will be named national champion politician. This will take place in the doubly appropriate Bank of … Continue reading

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Ambrose Bierce on Race and Religion

After Poe and before Lovecraft, there was Ambrose Bierce. “Bitter Bierce” they called him, a newspaperman working for Hearst, a repentant Union veteran of the War, and author of 90 innovative and often gruesome short stories. Bierce held racial and … Continue reading

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We’re Alive, and So Apparently Is the Herman Cain Candidacy

Note: This dark and lonely corner of the Web has been pretty dead lately, for various reasons, most of them lame. Recently, however, we’ve noticed quite a clamor for its revival. (Funny how one guy can create such a clamor.) … Continue reading

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Vengeance Is Ours

So Osama bin Laden is dead. My local newspaper trumpeted the fact in a banner headline, which, considering the current size of the newspaper itself, now barely a tabloid, took up most of the real estate above the fold. It … Continue reading

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Hosni Mubarak and the Mad Arab

In a Gallop poll last week, the Obama administration actually got higher marks in foreign policy (48% approve, 45% disapprove) than in domestic policy (37% versus 60%, respectively).  Say what? I found this hard to believe considering the absolutely confused nature of U.S. … Continue reading

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The Crime of the Century: HPL’s Opening Volley

THE CRIME OF THE CENTURY By H. P. Lovecraft Editor’s note: H.P. Lovecraft began publishing his monthly journal The Conservative in April 1915. His very first issue aroused controversy, most likely not unintended.  Here is the offending article: an article on … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2022

The following was posted to Free Republic by “Kevin of California.” That’s all I know, but it bears repeating. — JGR Thanksgiving 2022…    Wednesday, November 24, 2022″Winston, come into the dining room, it’s time to eat,” Julia yelled to … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s War Minister: A Real Life Horror Story

He would sit upright in bed–his very hair on end–his face pale as death itself, and tremble till the great livid drops of sweat would trickle down his cheeks. Then he would moan and call for drink–walk the floor, and at last find relief under influence of opiates, only to start in horror again. Continue reading

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