Thomas Jefferson and the Faithless

By |2019-03-21T12:04:11-05:00August 9th, 2013|Categories: American Republic, Democracy, RAK, Russell Kirk, Thomas Jefferson|Tags: |

It seems to be a tendency of literary critics to attach to the opinions of contemporary writers a significance unjustified with regard to the effect of such opinions upon current social movements. A Voltaire, an Adam Smith, even a Dickens’ Oliver Twist may change the world, but not so the works of the usual writer [...]

H.L. Mencken on FDR

By |2016-11-26T09:52:24-06:00August 11th, 2011|Categories: Quotation|Tags: |

H.L. Mencken The republic proceeds towards hell at a rapidly accelerating tempo. With the debt burden already crushing everyone, Roosevelt now proposes to relieve us by spending five or six billions more. I am advocating making him king in order that we may behead him.— 1933 For more on FDR and the New [...]

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