This is a time of the year when the phrase “luck of the Irish” is often heard. What “luck”? Except for the golden age before 1171 AD, and the “Celtic Tiger” years from 1990 to 2007, I would not wish the “luck of the Irish” on my enemies! The luck of the Irish, for most of these years, has been the English.
In the classical Christian church we hear much about our identity in Christ. We also have a host of other identities or roles: parent or child in a family; worker in or owner of an organization; a particular church, denomination, […]
This post highlights some quotes from paleoconservative Sam Francis in order to show his foresight for understanding the rise of Trumpism, which has been noted by various writers, especially Michael Brendan Dougherty. The rise of Trumpism was foreseen by a […]
My favorite political scientist, Francis Fukuyama, seems to have a blind spot about the character of bureaucrats and public employees, failing to see that they are just as ‘patrimonial’, a word he uses a lot, as any other interest group. […]