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McCarthyism, Then and Now

June 15, 2017 Jerry Salyer 5

Before calling the reader’s attention to a year-old Claremont Review of Books article which compares Donald Trump to Joseph McCarthy, I should first make clear that I do not regard this comparison to be such […]

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A blessing, not a burden

February 20, 2017 Jerry Salyer 0

“We like to think we live in the most tolerant society of all time,” Mike Michalak points out dryly. “But […] our answer in the 1950’s with my Uncle Ray [was to tell] my Grandma […]

Paleoconservatives and Trump

November 10, 2016 Jerry Salyer 0

As the media and political establishment continues to reel from the unexpected outcome of this past Tuesday, it may be worth noting that for at least one generally overlooked group of political commentators the Trump […]

Is Patriotism a Virtue?

June 12, 2016 Jerry Salyer 0

“The man who has no country has no God, either.” – Dostoevsky Whether they find him persuasive or no, few readers will deny that Alasdair MacIntyre is one of the most significant Catholic philosophers of […]