Posts by Blake Seitz

Don’t ‘Rock’ the Vote. Understand It.

You will find no pressing election day coverage here. For that, there’s Twitter.com. Instead, I want to fulminate for a few hundred words about civic responsibility on…

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Our Uncharitable Opposition

There is a “fundamental law” in American politics, Charles Krauthammer wrote in 2002: “Conservatives think liberals are stupid. Liberals think conservatives are evil.” Recent events have…

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Mark Twain & the “Moral Statisticians”

Only two more days until the Board of Regents-mandated smoking prohibition is implemented on campus. Only one more day until THE ARCH CONSERVATIVE lights up in Tate Plaza…

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The People’s Long March

The big-government environmental movement is a strange brew of mainstream and fringe ideology. Along with the typical assortment of hep college students and Woodstock veterans, the cause…

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Adams, Jefferson & the ‘Islamic State’

In 1785, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson met in London with Abd Al-Rahman, the Ambassador of Tripoli, to discuss the province’s bad habit of abducting American…

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Sandinistas & Athens Baristas

“If the nuclear missiles had remained, we would have used them against the very heart of America, including New York City … We will march the…

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How To Make the Most of Your D.C. Internship

…By trolling an NGO via your think tank’s official Twitter account. Those who know the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) — a buttoned-down, bow tie-heavy…

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The Question of ‘Terror Selfies’

Yesterday, Islamic State barbarians decapitated an American prisoner, the courageous journalist James Wright Foley. In the video message recording Foley’s execution, his murderers threaten to kill captive…

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ON CAMPUS: Young Americans for Liberty v. Morehead

Welcome, Peach Pundit readers! We are preparing to mothball the web site for the summer, but a recent bit of news requires our attention. As you…

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D.C.’s Influence Peddlers

We here at THE ARCH CONSERVATIVE are critical of Washington, D.C. because it is a cosseted bizarro world of transactional relationships and unearned affluence. We are…

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