Archive for November 2012

Post Mortem

Holland, MI Let it be said that there is no longer any politically relevant conservative voice in America. The conservative movement has been thoroughly ghettoized. The only party that paid rhetorical lip service to conservatives put forwar...

True Politics in the Wake of Obama

Berwyn, PA.  I woke this morning, prepared to write a point-by-point assessment of yesterday’s election, though I was not looking forward to the job, since one must say this morning the same things that were said here at FPR more than...

Decision 2012: Rootin’ For Putin

The folks at Conservative Heritage Times have kindly asked me to participate in a virtual symposium — something similar to those being held by the FPR editors and the American Conservative writers.  Anyone curious about my pick for th...

The View from Your Front Porch

LEXINGTON, Mass. — It is not a porch, but a long cement slab that stretches the width of our home, which we make on the lower level of a small brown house, half underground, half exposed to light and wind. Our landlord tells us that t...

Of Bees and Boys

My brother Brett and I were polite but rambunctious children who made a game of killing bees and dumping their carcasses into buckets of rainwater.  Having heard that bees, like bulls, stirred at the sight of red, we brandished red plastic ...