“I suggest that if you must choose, it is better to be poor and free than to be snug and a slave. I suggest that if you must choose, it is better to live in peril, but with justice, than to live on a summit of material power, but unjustly. I suggest that if you must choose, it is better to stand up as a suffering man than to lie down as a satisfied animal.”Barry Goldwater (in a speech written by Russell Kirk), via Russell Kirk: American Conservative by Bradley J. Birzer
I break my recent blog silence with some news and notes about authors who have passed and some with new books. Trying to balance things out; Yin and Yang, etc.Continue reading
In a humorous and engaging way, TOC forces you to unpack and re-think some of the fundamental cliches of our time. And to see the base stealing the left is engaged in every day.Continue reading
I thought it might be interesting to dig into the archives and pull out some 4th of July themed books. So here are 4 for the 4th: –> The American Revolution: A History by Gordon S Wood The American Revolution is no stranger to the tug and pull of partisan cheerleading posing as scholarship (not… Continue reading
Had he lived, T.S. Eliiot would be 120 on Friday. With that in mind, allow me to recommend this John J. Miller interview with Benjamin Lockerd on Russell Kirk’s Eliot and His Age.