My cousin, Rick’s killer ‘74 Honda CB750.
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While it may look like a map of Middle Earth, it is actually from Tisch Library’s copy of Geographia sacra by Samuel Bochart which was published in Caen in 1651, and seeks to seeks explain the origins of civilization based on the biblical stories of the flood and Tower of Babel.
They don’t make maps like they used to.
As public opinion turns against Obamacare, conservatives can finally make the case for a health care system built on free markets and individual choice.
My latest, about the fast-dissolving coalition responsible for Obamacare, and what its dissolution means for conservatives.
Today in 1820 the inspiration for Moby Dick took place when a sperm whale attacked the whaling ship Essex.
“Only years later, at a tenth or a twentieth reading, will they begin to realise what deft scholarship and profound reflection have gone to make everything in it so ripe, so friendly, and in its own way so true. Prediction is dangerous: but The Hobbit may well prove a classic.”
The cancellation of millions of policies is precisely what the law was designed to do.
My latest article on Obamacare, which is not nearly as good as this direct quote from the president’s press conference last week:
“But even if we get the hardware and software working exactly the way it’s supposed to with relatively minor glitches, what we’re also discovering is that insurance is complicated to buy.” (President Obama, November 14, 2013)
Lors d’un séjour dans la capitale régionale en 2012, un jeune écrivain américain a livré une vision troublante d’une ville élégante mais envahie de punks nomades et de mendiants.
My first-ever piece in translation. This ran, ironically enough, on the 4th of July, but I only just found about it. (Needless to say, I’m following up with the editors about that…)
(merci beaucoup a Bygone Bureau)
My latest for First Things, on the failure of government welfare and the need for private groups to take up the cause of the poor and needy.
John Kasich’s bet on the promise that Medicaid expansion will reduce uncompensated care isnât new. And it isn’t right.
My latest article for The Federalist, posted this morning.
Many artists have attempted to illustrate Dante’s Divine Comedy (including Salvador Dalí), but, as Open Culture points out, “none have made such an indelible stamp on our collective imagination as the Frenchman Gustave Doré.”