The Beast Never Fails to Feast

One of the most encouraging trends of the last few months has been conservatives finally admitting what most of us have always known: The “starve the beast” strategy—the idea that the best way to shrink the size of the federal government is to continually keep taxes . . . . Continue Reading »

Help Us, Help You

A lot of publications brag about having intelligent, engaged readers. But few magazines have anything comparable to ROFTERS—“Readers Of First Things” who convene across the U.S., Canada, Spain, U.K., and New Zealand to discuss the magazine’s features. Our readership truly is . . . . Continue Reading »

Help Us, Help You

A lot of publications brag about having intelligent, engaged readers. But few magazines have anything comparable to ROFTERS —“Readers Of First Things ” who convene across the U.S., Canada, Spain, U.K., and New Zealand to discuss the magazine’s features. Our readership truly is . . . . Continue Reading »

Marx on and off the porch…

1. Well, I’ve been stuck grading a huge number of papers by the overachieving Berry College students yesterday and today. We in the sticks don’t have graders, and our students actually seem to both have fun with and take very seriously their assignments. 2. So I’m just taking a . . . . Continue Reading »