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Another Potpourri

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Monday Meanderings and an Announcement, 7/30/12

Why Capitalism Has An Image Problem. Your tax dollars at work. Best thing said about Mitt last week. Putting off parenthood for pleasure. Will the Barbarian Politicians shift the Overton Window? MYOB, Moreno. Tipsy is evolving. 1 Charles Murry, who … Continue reading

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Daily Potpourri 7/16/12

More than an ethical code. One of many things wrong with the world. Whatever attracts viewers for our advertisers …. Serendipity. Christianity and Culture. Ill Fares the Interviewer? The Loathsome Romney Candidacy.

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How to end abortion on demand

Clark Carlton is a politically disaffected Orthodox paleoconservative philosophy prof. He’s slipped onto my “back burner” for a while, but he lately has been making enough sense on public affairs that I was looking forward to his long-promised controversial thoughts on … Continue reading

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Orthodox Economics (with a shame-faced eucharistic postscript)

I’m unlikely for years, if ever, to compose a better introductionto Distributism for Orthodox Christians (or others) than this article from the Orthodox Peace Fellowship . All the following quotes, accordingly, are from it unless otherwise noted. “Capitalism immediately appeals … Continue reading

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Red Tories | Front Porch Republic

I haven’t decided yet whether I like The American Conservative enough to renew my subscription, but the June issue is excellent, and I’d recommend that you pick it up before the next issue rolls around. The feature article of the … Continue reading

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Does economic growth rot the culture?

Georgetown political theorist Patrick Deneen thinks genuine conservatism is incompatible with global capitalism and that confusion of the two is a cold war artifact. I’ll not equivocate about this one: I very strongly suspect he’s right. Other stimulating excerpts: My … Continue reading

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