Posts by Ross Dubberly

REVIEW: Let Us Perfect the Writer’s Art

Kilpatrick is clear, eloquent, thoughtful, original, and witty every step of the way. Upon completion, writers will invariably feel within them a compelling urge to sit at the keyboard and whet their craft.

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R.I.P. Liu Xiaobo

Dr. Liu’s death shook me from a naïve trance, one that would have me believe that the regime in Beijing had divorced itself entirely from the tactics of its Maoist past. In this sentiment, I do not feel that I am alone.

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William F. Buckley Jr. and the Art of the Eulogy

  A Torch Kept Lit: Great Lives of the Twentieth Century by William F. Buckley Jr., and edited by James Rosen (Crown Forum. pp. 317. $30)…

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Senator John McCain: The Left’s ‘Useful Idiot’

Senator John McCain has all too often been eager to play the role of attack dog for the Left, pursuing Conservatives in addition to fellow Republicans.…

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BOOK REVIEW: The Power of Conservative Principles

  George H. Nash. The Conservative Intellectual Movement in America Since 1945. Wilmington DE. ISI Books.       2006. 379 pages. $20.00. “An intellectual movement…

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The End of Democracy in Turkey

  Ecstatic must Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have been on April 16, after claiming victory in a referendum that essentially enshrined his de facto dictatorship.…

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Nebulous Cries of Social Injustice Plague Gorsuch Hearings

“Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favoritism to the great, but judge your neighbor fairly” (New International Version, Leviticus 19:15).…

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A (Budget) Proposal to Abate Bureaucracy

This past Thursday, the White House released a discretionary-spending budget proposal for fiscal year 2018. The considerably bold and conservative proposal has driven the media, and…

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Politicizing Safety: The Travel Ban and Media Misinformation

Last week saw the signing of a new executive order placing a 90-day moratorium on travel to the United States from six “Muslim-majority” countries. Trump and…

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