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Studies Show the PoMoCons are Wrong

December 13, 2009
Well, at least this is the suggestion of the perceptive Jason V. Joseph at “Musings in the Public Square,” who offers a succinct and clarifying summary of the disagreement between the PoMoCons and the Porchers. To quote: The PoMo Con…
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What’s Modernity Marx Got to Do With It? (FPR vs. PoMoCon, Part Drei)

June 29, 2009
[Cross-posted to In Medias Res] Wichita, KS Blogger though I am, I can’t deny that there is a major advantage to arguments conducted through the slower media of paper (to say nothing of peer-reviewed publishing): because the length of time…
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FPR v. PoMoCon, Part Deux

June 26, 2009
Some heat and even some light have been generated in the numerous comments that followed upon my original posting in which I threw some gauntlets around.  However, some inevitable reductionism has taken place (on all sides), and so I tried…
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You might be a pomocon if you watch Baywatch reruns because of the “virtuous” lifeguards.

June 24, 2009
Hey, JP opened the door.…
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“I’ve been called a Marxist and a conservative. I guess both are kind of true.”

March 26, 2015
Matthew Crawford, about whom we have talked a good deal before here at Front Porch Republic, is back with a new book. Like so many other wise observers of our late modern capitalist culture, Crawford has turned his attention to…
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How Marx Explains the Pomo-Con/Front-Porch Divide, In Four Easy Steps

karlmarxlego June 4, 2014
[Cross-posted to In Medias Res] Via Rod Dreher, I see that the occasionally interesting blog Postmodern Conservative has departed its longtime home at the (often, if not always) theoconservative journal First Things and has relocated to the National Review,…
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And Then Came the Castration Ceremony

rightfoot002 February 12, 2014
The ghost of Freud whizzes by me.
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And What Happened After the Codeine Kicked In

moving-truck January 15, 2014
I’m in one of those ridiculous backless hospital gowns.
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American Agrarian (On Sale Now)

chicken June 21, 2013
How gratifying to learn of the cultural ascendancy of the Porchers! We’ve made it, we’ve convinced Americans of the abiding values of place, limits, and liberty. As evidence, I direct you to the newish “agrarian” line of products from the…
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She don’t lie, she don’t lie, she don’t lie … Propane!

lego-head-propane-tank June 4, 2013
You want your butcher to be fat.
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Health Care and the Deficit

July 25, 2012
CBO: The President’s health-care overhaul will decrease the national deficit.
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Carbonara Redux En Toto (And, Mayhap, Another Latinism in the ’80s Kitchen)

Toto-Past_To_Present_1977_1990-Frontal May 22, 2012
I think about growing a mullet this summer.
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To Warm the Frozen Swamp

IMG_5726 March 13, 2012
The hoary wood, its bark curled, practices resurrection.
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Bar Jester Chronicles 15: In Praise of Smartassery

laughing_cats-323 December 14, 2011
Give me smartassery. Give me a yawning match.
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Dilemmas of conservatism: start with the labeling…

October 15, 2010
A new book provides profiles of seminal conservative thinkers. But Lord, please, please don't read them through the outdated narrative of traditional cons, neocons, and laissez-faire cons.
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David Brooks’s FPR Conversion

July 6, 2010
News Flash: Brooks criticizes suburbia.
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