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Losing your political virginity

I don’t post on modern stuff because the American brain is so wasted it will forget about “the biggest thing in the world” in two weeks.  But still. I can respect that people don’t want to vote for Trump.  That … Continue reading

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Rejoinder to Goldberg/National Review

I normally despise anything National Review writes, but every now and then they can be very helpful even if very wrong.  In “Denationalizing Politics” Jonah Goldberg notes, Donald Trump almost never uses the language of traditional American conservatism, with its … Continue reading


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Notes on Matt Johnson’s take on Herder

This is a highlight of Matthew Raphael Johnson’s “Some Thoughts on Johann Herder and Modernism” (originally available at http://www.rusjournal.com/herder.html; accessed 19 February 2009.  That website is now defunct and Johnson is slowly moving his material to the new and highly-recommended … Continue reading

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So…on Trump

I’ve restrained myself on political commentary this season, especially on Facebook.  For the record, I don’t see myself voting for Trump.  There, I’ve said it.  You can breathe easier now. Thesis:  Trump is the mirror of American culture. Everyone is … Continue reading

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