Monthly Archives: April 2019

Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Nothing sinister about this. What’s really going on with France’s gilets jaunes? Dave Rubin conducts a moving and unusually thought-provoking conversation with Yoram (“The Virtue of Nationalism”) Hazony. I loved Hazony’s book too. We know that back … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: An interesting history of the index card. Dinosaur that I am, and despite going around with an iPhone in my pocket, I’m still a regular user of 3×5 cards. It’s a big inconvenience that most index cards … Continue reading

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Clown World Watch: Notre Dame Edition

Blowhard, Esq. writes: What did I say.

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Clown World Watch: Notre Dame Edition

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Despite only beginning their investigation, French officials do not suspect arson. That is strange considering that France has seen a rash of church desecrations over the preceding weeks, including Saint-Sulpice, and the al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem caught fire … Continue reading

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Advance to Barbarism, A Continuing Series

Blowhard, Esq. writes: As soon as I heard about the fire at Notre Dame, I said to friends that two things would happen: 1) this would kick off a decade of political wrangling over what to do about the damaged structure, … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: For how much longer will biological women be able to compete in women’s athletics? And how crazy (and maybe evil) is the trans lobby anyway? Why have Israel’s younger voters been growing more conservative? Roger Scruton reflects … Continue reading

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The View from the Back of the Theater, Further.

Fenster writes: I wrote here of Andrew McCarthy’s analysis of the current political situation that while McCarthy sticks to the facts and builds hypotheses carefully on the basis of what is actually known, he is left hanging, unable to come … Continue reading

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