The Dispatch

The Tyranny of Fashion

February 19, 2020 William Kilpatrick 8

Fashions come and go, but sometimes they can stick around long enough to do considerable damage. Smoking was fashionable for a great many decades and was glamorized in films for more than half a century—long […]


A Lesson in Realism for Iran

January 31, 2020 William Kilpatrick 15

According to many pundits and prognosticators, the targeted killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was going to precipitate World War III. And if not that, it would certainly land us in a quagmire like the […]