Chronicles Magazine November 2004

A Third Way?

I went into the 2000 presidential campaign an enthusiastic supporter of Pat Buchanan’s bid for the White House as a third-party candidate. I emerged more convinced than ever that Buchanan would have made an outstanding president but skeptical...

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  • REVIEWS

    Ditching the Cadaver

    If anything might have transformed the presidential election of 2004 from a dull ritual of mass democracy into an interesting and perhaps even meaningful act of civic decision, it would have been the presence of Patrick J. Buchanan, whose wit and...

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    On Holding the Line

    Derek Turner, in “The New White Moors”, is right to warn of the advance of Islam and the decline of the West.  He would, however, benefit from reading Christopher Dawson’s The Making of Europe.

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    On Descending Into Hell

    It seems the only thing needed to complete Scott P. Richert’s 12th-century piece, in which he states that, “Deprived of Baptism, the souls of these children may never find true rest,” would be “unless you give an indulgence.”

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  • Polemics & Exchanges

    On Snapping Mackerels

    Alberto Carosa’s article on “The Untold Story Behind The Passion of the Christ” tells us less about Mel Gibson and his film than about the Tridentine Latin Mass and Mr. Gibson’s dedication to it.

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