It Has Run Its Course

So this is farewell, of a sort.  I've chosen to stop posting here regularly.  It's not because of any person or persons, nothing so trite.  It's just time for a change, to paraphrase the likely new president.  It's been nearly 23 months, and in that time I can't say I've seen much improvement in my writing. … Continue reading »


Peggy Noonan on Conservatism

Lopez: What is a conservative? Noonan: Thank you for asking. I think this is something we should talk about more, and something I would urge NR to address with a greater force or breadth. Bill Buckley and his hardy band — James Burnham, Jeffrey Hart, etc. — brought to their task a certain missionary zeal.… Continue reading »