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When Race Trumps Merit by Heather Mac Donald

It is common to see thought leaders, especially on the right side of the political spectrum, bemoan the degradation of the meritocracy under which the United States once purported to operate. With the advent of identity politics and grievance culture …

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June 17, 2023   No Comments

How to Save the West by Spencer Klavan

While  How to Save the West might sound like the title of a Jordan Peterson-style list of ways to improve life amidst the chaos of the modern world, Spencer Klavan takes a refreshing tack in his first book. Instead, Klavan's book serves as an introduction to the greatest minds in history, with a dose of theological exegesis that makes the book into something of an unexpected apologetic as well.   Read the rest of this entry »

February 25, 2023   No Comments

The Postmodern Pilgrim’s Progress by Kyle Mann and Joel Berry

No website has done a better job of promulgating the conservative Christian cause on social media in recent years than the Babylon Bee. Founded in 2016, the writers at the Bee have made an art form of satirically dismantling

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June 5, 2022   No Comments

The Truth and Beauty by Andrew Klavan

Andrew Klavan sums up the general thesis of his latest book, The Truth and Beauty, near its end: “because beauty is truth and truth is beauty, we know our minds are made to find the meaning in creation. Only a human being – his life, his death, his eternal life – can provide us with what Coleridge called the ‘total idea,’ the idea of which each of us expresses his small piece, his soul.” This is a rather lofty sentiment, and one that requires a good amount of both historical and philosophical context to unpack – context which Klavan artfully supplies in the preceding chapters.   Read the rest of this entry »

April 10, 2022   No Comments

A Conversation with Ashley Rindsberg

I recently had the opportunity to talk with Ashley Rindsberg, author of the excellent The Gray Lady Winked (reviewed here). Rindsberg has been making some waves on Twitter recently and taking dishonest journalists to task, and he has a

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January 23, 2022   No Comments

The Gray Lady Winked by Ashley Rindsberg

To hear Ashley Rindsberg tell it, the story behind his journey to get The Gray Lady Winked published was rife with trials and tribulations, and after reading it, it isn’t hard to see why. Rindsberg, a well-traveled author and journalist, …

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October 8, 2021   1 Comment

Give Me Liberty Or I’ll Slit Your Throat

And now for something completely different. Here is a thorough review of a new video game, by sometime contributor, Matthews, proprietor of the popular site, Much Ado About Something Or Other, But this is not just any game, this game is set during the time of the American Revolution and incorporates some of the nation's founders into the story line. We can't help but wonder, What Would The Founders Think?   Read the rest of this entry »

November 29, 2012   2 Comments

Graphic Heroes Of The American Revolution by Gary Jeffrey and Nick Spender

A member of the target audience offers his perspective on a series of graphic-style biographies.   Read the rest of this entry »

September 19, 2011   2 Comments

Samuel Adams and the Boston Tea Party by Gary Jeffrey

Part of a new series of graphic histories, Samuel Adams and The Boston Tea Party, seeks to entertain and educate. Designed for "tweens", the artwork is sure to capture attention and (hopefully) engender interest in America's founding heroes.   Read the rest of this entry »

August 10, 2011   2 Comments