Tweet (I made the following comments in this morning’s newsletter, and a friend suggested that they’re good enough to be in a stand-alone post. Incidentally, if you’re interested in getting the reasonably daily Bookworm Room newsletter, you can sign up here.) I’ve been working with some students helping them to review for the first semester [...]
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Tweet Whew! That was a long drive home. We got caught in traffic jams caused by two accidents, so we got to spend an extra couple of hours in the car. Still, better to sit around because of an accident than to be in an accident. I’ve done both and prefer the former. While we [...]
Tweet As I’ve already noted in this blog, the Left’s obsession with history doesn’t go as far as considering whether it’s good history or bad history. In a superb article, Abe Greenwald makes precisely the same point: For amid the symbolic fanfare of giant gavels and the tactical gravitas of deployed Lincoln quotes, one important [...]
Tweet You’ve got to see this one. It’s so right — and it really resonates with me because I work so hard educating and inoculating my children against the omnipresent Leftist pop culture. I think the video also works for me because, as a history major who has always rejected Marxist and deconstructionist approaches to [...]