This spring, Joel Salatin spoke at Patrick Henry College on “Food: The Cornerstone of Christian Credibility.” I’m happy to be able to make an audio recording of this lecture available to the Front Porch. Listen here.
That some "progressives" may be conservatives, while most "conservatives" are actually progressives.
In a wonderful little essay on Calvin Coolidge (Calvin Coolidge: Puritanism de Luxe) written in 1926, Walter Lippmann described the president as having mastered the “technique of anti-propaganda” by sapping public interest in government, by...
I hope that a Porcher will react at length to today’s dispiriting, but not too surprising, Supreme Court ruling in CLS v. Martinez, which upheld a public institution’s — the University of California’s, in this case &...
I was just a boy with spindly limbs and boney knees, but I knew the importance of stories, so I sat with my grandparents on the porch, and drank sweet tea, and listened to them talk.
Wendell Berry explains his break with the University of Kentucky.
Over on the hip lefty Sojourner’s blog, Chris Rice douses the fires of American sin with the holy waters of sanctimony in an entry ominously and alliteratively titled: “The War, the Well, and the Wall.” In the process, he...
If you love place, limits, liberty, and think they are words that have meaning, you are probably conservative, and should honor that word also.
Jayber seemed like a good name for this bald, homeless bird.
What a trifling thing it is to control man! How easily we believe in fairy tales when they come cloaked in the black box of authority and superior knowledge.