Was G.K. Chesterton a Socialist?

By |2019-05-26T16:01:44-05:00May 25th, 2019|Categories: Distributism, Economics, G.K. Chesterton, Joseph Pearce, Senior Contributors, Socialism, Uncategorized|

G.K. Chesterton’s ideas concerning government intervention in the economy have led some to believe that he may have been a socialist. They argue that the political creed of distributism, which Chesterton advocated, would involve the coercive redistribution of wealth. But are these critics right in their characterization of Chesterton’s ideas? One of the weirdest [...]

The Art and Delight of Progressive Rock

By |2019-04-25T12:01:07-05:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Books, Bradley J. Birzer, Culture, Music, Progressive Rock, Uncategorized|

Jerry Ewing’s greatest achievements in Wonderous Stories are to show conclusively that progressive rock never died and continues to thrive; and that it’s a vital and vibrant cultural expression, worthy of all due scholarly and cultural attention… Wonderous Stories: A Journey Through the Landscape of Progressive Rock by Jerry Ewing (167 pages, Flood Gallery Publishing, [...]

A Christian Solution to the Tariff Question

By |2019-02-28T11:20:09-05:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: Christianity, Economics, Freedom, Politics, Uncategorized, Virtue|

Economics alone will not provide the answer to the tariff question. We need to address the superior side of man’s nature, which is spiritual. When this spiritual side is addressed, it guides and gives rise to political, social, cultural, and economic solutions in sync with human nature… As I watch the debate over tariffs, [...]

Why So Many Leaks in President Trump’s Ship of State?

By |2017-02-19T22:29:10-05:00February 19th, 2017|Categories: Barack Obama, Bruce Frohnen, Donald Trump, Government, Politics, Presidency, Ronald Reagan, Uncategorized|

The myth of civil service neutrality, like the myth of an unbiased press, has fostered the growth of an arrogant, self-interested governing class and structure than can and will defend its own interests… In less than three weeks, the Trump administration has suffered a Niagara of leaks from the White House to the press. [...]

Let Us Pull Ourselves Together

By |2016-02-12T15:27:52-05:00December 23rd, 2015|Categories: C.S. Lewis, Christianity, Quotation, Uncategorized|

The first action to be taken is to pull ourselves together. If we are all going to be destroyed by an atomic bomb, let that bomb when it comes find us doing sensible and human things—praying, working, teaching, reading, listening to music, bathing the children, playing tennis, chatting to our friends over a pint [...]

Brian Aitken, FEE Media Guru: A Patriot and a Man

By |2016-05-02T12:33:22-05:00August 27th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Brian Aitken Well, today should have been a fairly normal Saturday morning, the last Saturday of the summer. The kids start school on Monday, and while their energy has been understandably a little higher than normal, a little more anxious, all should have been relatively normal today. It’s been a good week, [...]