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The Guy in the Truck

A few years ago, my wife and I hired a guy to build a flagstone patio in our backyard. Older man, white, a real talker. Most mornings, he drove his truck to the end of our driveway, parked, opened up his newspaper, and whiled away the hours as his skilled Hispanic supervisor and hardworking Hispanic crew built our patio and a low wall to enclose it. 591 more words



Impulse reading is not something I usually do. My reading is usually planned out books in advance and dependent on what I need to review and books which have an associated interest for me. 1,337 more words

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Jonah Goldberg: Democrat Convention was Better than Republican Convention

From the Twitter account of Jonah Goldberg, of National Review “fame”:

Why this convention is better: It's about loving America. GOP convention was about loving Trump.

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[VIDEO] Jonah Goldberg with Bill Kristol: Trump's Candidacy, Conservative Exile, and 'Liberal Fascism' Revisited

‘The Newsletterist of Our Time’. My favorite part appears at 1:16:03 – 1:32:20, where Jonah discusses some important books and essays that have influenced his writing. 277 more words


New at American Clarion: Disappointment in Paul Ryan Provides Clue to America’s Current Mess

Wilfred McClay of the University of Oklahoma best summarized the root cause of conservatives’ unpleasant choice for president this fall: “when a political culture forbids respectable politicians from raising essential topics, the electorate will soon turn to ‘unrespectable’ ones” like Donald Trump. 200 more words