Perhaps no man has influenced the great medieval writers quite as much as Saint Boethius. His great work of philosophy, the Consolation of Philosophy, inspired the likes of Dante and Chaucer. Dante himself went so far as to place Boethius within the Circle of the Sun and considered the Consolation to be a great sourceContinue reading “A Right Winger’s Introduction to Boethius’ the Consolation of Philosophy”
By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor– and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint CommitteeContinue reading “Broadside: Thanksgiving – George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclaimation”
One of my favorite regular guests who I have had the opportunity to meet and befriend in the past two years has been the wonderful Mrs. Rachel Fulton-Brown. She is a professor of Medieval history at the University of Chicago and a famous firecracker in the culture wars of the past half decade. As aContinue reading “PODCAST – Professor Rachel Fulton-Brown discusses “The Forge of Tolkien””
As my grandpa once said, “school never did learn me nothin”. My education was somewhat similar. I was a B- average student through high school and college but it took a very long time for me to develop any sort of drive or intellectual passion in my adult life. Much of that passion coincided withContinue reading “12 Book Recommendations for Young Conservatives”
On Oct. 31st, Lady Gaga tweeted a video of herself dressed in camo, standing by a lifted truck, and “drinking” a beer. In the video she promotes voting Biden and tells her fans she’ll be in her home state of PA, presumably to campaign for Joe. Upon seeing it I laughed out loud. The clipContinue reading “Ignorance is Virtue: How Do You Do, Fellow Rednecks?”
I hadn’t watched Joker since I saw it opening night in the theater also last October. It’s not hard to explain why. It’s a deeply uncomfortable film to watch. Plus I pretty much got the gist of it the first time. I didn’t feel the need to return to the film after that first viewing.Continue reading “Joker, Cultural Chaos and the Depths of Moral Evil: How to Awkwardly Capture the Zeitgeist”
I think at this point it’s almost certainly clear that Biden will win the 2020 election. I don’t like that this is the case but the numbers seem to be airing on the side of a massive blow out in favor of the Democrats this election. It’s likely they’ll win the presidency, keep the HouseContinue reading “Biden Will Probably Win 2020 – And that’s Okay… Mostly”
P.J. O’Rourke’s newest book satirically challenges the extremes of modern politics.