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A Mighty Mass of Mischief

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Jefferson’s posthumous works were very generally circulated whilst I was in America. They are a mighty mass of mischief. He wrote with more perspicuity than he thought, and his hot-headed democracy has done a fearful injury … Continue reading

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Juxtaposin’: King Press

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The Parliament of this period has become historically famous as the unreported Parliament. Such reports of the debates as reached the public ears were almost unintelligible. Two magazines there were, namely, the London and the Gentleman’s, … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour: The Irreconcilables

Blowhard, Esq. writes: There can be no more formidable symptom of our time, and none more menacing to popular government, than the growth of Irreconcilable bodies within the mass of the population. Church and State are alike convulsed by them; but, … Continue reading

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Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I’ve seen plenty of evidence of this over the past year.

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Quote Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: This popped up in my Facebook feed this morning and it sums up pretty well my feelings throughout this election season.

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Charlemagne Sleeps at Salzburg

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Such a changed France have we; and a changed Louis. Changed, truly; and further than thou yet seest!—To the eye of History many things, in that sick-room of Louis, are now visible, which to the Courtiers … Continue reading

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Linkage

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I’m not particularly interested in debating the pros and cons of climate science, but this piece by Ross McKitrick provides for an interesting poke around some of the stuff that appeares to go on behind the scenes in academia and … Continue reading

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