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Critics say social engineering has infiltrated the armed forces, putting readiness at risk.

As a U.S. Army medic in the early 1970s, my father worked with wounded veterans who were suffering from what we would now call Post-Traumatic…

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It may not be a good idea for the male front runners to pile on the one woman front runner for the nomination.

After celebrating Tuesday’s takeover of Virginia’s legislature and the Kentucky governorship, the liberal establishment appears poised to crush its biggest threat: the surging candidacy of…

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Also: Re-reading John le Carré, and more.

Washingtons new language museum, Planet Word, will open on May 31st: The museum will be housed in the historic Franklin School Building, built by architect…

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He offers conservatives a way to reject modernity without spiraling into fascism or socialism.

Only the reactionary is really capable of being a moderate. Only we stand sufficiently aloof from modernity to judge it dispassionately. An healthy pessimism inoculates…

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Legends of Holy Russia

I came across that painting above earlier this week in the Russian State Museum. It stopped me in my tracks. The reproduction above, from the…

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