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  • How Not To Be a Barbarian

    How Not To Be a Barbarian2

    The Barbarian hopes—and that is the very mark of him—that he can have his cake and eat it too. He will consume what civilization has slowly produced after generations of selection and effort, but he will not be at the

  • School Wars: A Battle Plan for Parents

    School Wars: A Battle Plan for Parents0

    Yellow buses are rolling again across the countryside, which means the culture wars in our schools are cranking up as well. Key to understanding these conflicts is this question: Who is primarily responsible for a child’s education and welfare, the …

  • Making Men the Old-Fashioned Way

    Making Men the Old-Fashioned Way1

    Lots of politicians running for higher office write books—or have them ghost-written. There they tell readers, which means prospective voters, what they’ve done and what they intend to do. Most of these are mere chest-pufferies that probably find few readers.…

  • Nothing to See Here: Uncle Sam, Cover-Up Artist Extraordinaire

    Nothing to See Here: Uncle Sam, Cover-Up Artist Extraordinaire3

    Since the turn of the century, our government has come to resemble a no-tell motel. In those establishments, the shady guests come and go, and the management remains mum as to their identities. In the government, the stories come and …