Category Archives: Reviews

Review: Bannon, Always the Rebel

Koffler offers a glowing account of Steve Bannon’s life and times. Part biography, part defense of the man, Koffler cares little for hiding his bias. We get a few obligatory comments about Bannon’s flaws, but they amount to mere hand-waving … Continue reading

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Review: Last Rebel of the Civil War

The bulk of this review will be censored so I can continue my pathetic modern life without being harassed by SWAT. Thus, my obligatory disclaimer: “What a horrible, racist, man this Jesse James was. We ought never lay a hand … Continue reading

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Into the Grey

“The Grey”, starring Liam Neeson, is a rare gem from Hollywood, not because it’s particularly good, but because it attempts a definitive answer to the nihilistic despair plaguing my generation. While it includes all the canonical racial diversity and linguistic … Continue reading

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Commentary: “The Great Debate: Burke, Paine, and the Birth of Right and Left” by Yuval Levin

Preface Levin introduces himself as a “policy wonk” on the conservative side who took a detour from D.C. to pursue a PhD in political philosophy. He gives a few words for the importance of ideas in discovering the origins of … Continue reading

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Commentary: The Gunpowder Plot

~ Remember, remember, the 5th of November, The gunpowder treason and plot. I see no reason, the gunpowder treason, Ought ever be forgot. ~ Author’s Note Out of the gate, Fraser hits hard with her feminist bias. She wants the … Continue reading

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A White Boy and the Phantastes, Pt II

I’m often hard on the baby boomers and yet it’s terribly difficult to escape one’s generational quirks. Even the best of the boomers have been shaped by circumstances particular to their formidable decades. Likewise, while I consider myself an eccentric … Continue reading

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Make Some White Noise

~ For the strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack. ~ Kipling My friend Tony Martel has written a book called “Awesomely White” and, as the title suggests, it is awesome … Continue reading

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Review: Rethinking the Propositions

~ Shotgun Note: what follows is written under duress as the stalwart Mr. Putnam has threatened to challenge me to a duel if my review is unkind. Be forewarned. ~  As a good agrarian, I despise propositions of all sorts … Continue reading

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Review: Our Southern Nation

The bigger southern cities can hide it, but walk through smaller villages or ramble through the hinterlands, and you’ll see it: abandoned buildings, cracked sidewalks, ancient churches.  These cities smell like our grandparents’ collective attics – a convenient metaphor since … Continue reading

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Shotgun Honors Silent Sam…

~ …the facts are, that [Confederate Soldiers’] courage and steadfastness saved the very life of the Anglo Saxon race in the South. ~  the Silent Sam dedication. A few weeks back, a gang of rabid government-schooled degenerates snuck onto UNC … Continue reading

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