Chesterfield and Chesterton

Chesterfield and Chesterton

Chilton Williamson, Jr.

Much of life may come down to a choice between the respective views of Lord Chesterfield, who urged his son always to excel at whatever he did, and G.K. Chesterton, who once wrote that, “If a thing is worth doing, it’s worth doing badly.”

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Farewell to P.C.

Farewell to P.C.

Anthony Esolen

Here is the foul truth of American higher education: Most professors outside of the straight and narrow sciences do not pursue the truth. They do not pursue it because they do not believe in it.

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How He Did It

How He Did It

John C. Seiler, Jr.

Roger Stone is a longtime political operative who has worked for every Republican president since Richard Nixon, and numerous presidential and other candidates as well.

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  • The Passing of the Pelosi Era

    Pat Buchanan | June 23, 2017

    Just as Trump put Bush-Romney Republicanism into the dumpster in the 2016 primaries, Hillary Clinton's defeat, followed by losses in four straight special elections, portend a passing of the guard in the Democratic Party. So where is the party going?

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  • Arabia First

    William D. Hartung | June 22, 2017

    At this point, it’s no great surprise when Donald Trump walks away from past statements in service to some impulse of the moment. Nowhere, however, has such a shift been more extreme or its potential consequences more dangerous than in his sudden love affair with the Saudi royal family.

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  • Journalism and Mr. Jones

    William Murchison | June 21, 2017

    We used to hear it said, "Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free." It seems by modern criteria to make you something even better: rich, famous, influential; a source of quotes and endorsements and speaking gigs.

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  • Rediscovering Philadelphia

    George W. Carey | June 19, 2017

    The theme that unites the short, somewhat disparate eight chapters of this book is the use by the Supreme Court of unenumerated rights—that is, rights beyond those specifically enumerated in the Bill of Rights—to invalidate state laws.

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