Russell Kirk

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Name: Russell Kirk
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Thought for the day from Russell Kirk

“…ambition without pious restraint must end in failure"[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ... [Published ProfessorBainbridge.com - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Russell Kirk
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Driving Right

Pardon this personal indulgence as I get ready to head out the door on vacation.It’s always a pleasure to run across Bench Memos readers, all the more so in unexpected situations. As I was wrapping up the purchase of a car on Saturday, the salesman Matt, ... [Published National Review - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Santorum Rejects GOP ‘Libertarian Strain,’ Supports Ex-Im

Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum sharply criticized efforts to abolish the Export-Import Bank on Friday, arguing that doing so would be “tying the hands of our manufacturers.”When asked about reauthorization of the institution at ... [Published Heritage Foundation - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Our Boring Secular Consensus

In 1839, the future saint Jeanne Jugan gathered a group of women and girls, and began administering care to the poor of Rennes, France. One-hundred and seventy-five years later, Jugan’s group, Little Sisters of the Poor, has apparently become something ... [Published American Spectator - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

New urbanism isn't just for liberals -- conservatives should embrace it too

Conservatism has somehow become associated in the popular imagination with sterile suburbia, obnoxiously large McMansions, and gas-guzzling SUVs, while liberalism evokes images of city-living in close quarters, with public transportation or bicycle commutes ... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Russell Kirk vs. the Libertarians

These two bodies of opinion share a detestation of collectivism. They set their faces against the totalist state and the heavy hand of bureaucracy.This is true and good as far as it goes. However, in the next paragraph Kirk writes:What else do conservatives ... [Published American Thinker - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Something fishy for the parade

Upton Heath CE Primary School took part in Chester’s Midsummer Watch parade for the first time this year.Russell Kirk came into the Upton Lane school for a whole day to help the children create fish as part of their parade display.Children and parents ... [Published Chester Chronicle - Jul 03 2014]
Entities: Russell Kirk
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Walker: Let (Religious) Freedom Ring!

The document signed 238 years ago this weekend resonates strongly to this day among those who would oppose tyranny. One signatory of the Declaration of Independence is Charles Carroll, a successful Maryland businessman who was also Roman Catholic and ... [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Safeguarding Our Independence

School Choice Weekly #43Liberty is precious, and precious things require careful preservation. Like an exquisite but delicate flower, liberty needs nurturing and protection. One of the institutions America’s founders created to preserve our culture of ... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

LOOK: Connah's Quay Festival "an amazing success"

Thousands flocked to Connah’s Quay on Sunday as the town hosted its ‘biggest and best’ festival yet.The event was launched by a dragon-led parade from Connah’s Quay Library before greeting crowds at Wepre Park.It boasted a variety of different stalls, ... [Published North Wales Daily Post - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Other Enemy: Anarchy

I was recently in Fort Worth, Texas and happened upon the National Sheriffs' Association annual conference and exhibition. A two-part seminar presentation scheduled for June 25 caught my eye: "The Sovereign Citizen Movement--- The Emerging Threat to ... [Published Family Security Matters - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

The Bundy Ranch Standoff and Attitudes Toward the State

The immediate "crisis" portion of the standoff involving thefederal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Nevada rancher ClivenBundy over his cattle grazing on federal land ended last week .benswannWhether this will be end of Bundy's troubles with the BLM, ... [Published REASON Online - Apr 18 2014]

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Thought for the day from Russell Kirk [Published ProfessorBainbridge.com - Jul 21 2014]
Driving Right [Published National Review - Jul 14 2014]
Santorum Rejects GOP ‘Libertarian Strain,’ Supp... [Published Heritage Foundation - Jul 11 2014]
Our Boring Secular Consensus [Published American Spectator - Jul 11 2014]
New urbanism isn't just for liberals -- conserv... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 10 2014]
Russell Kirk vs. the Libertarians [Published American Thinker - Jul 06 2014]
Something fishy for the parade [Published Chester Chronicle - Jul 03 2014]
Safeguarding Our Independence [Published Heartlander Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
Walker: Let (Religious) Freedom Ring! [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jul 02 2014]
The Greatest Country in the History of the Sola... [Published LewRockwell.com - Jul 01 2014]
LOOK: Connah's Quay Festival "an amazing success" [Published North Wales Daily Post - Jun 30 2014]
The Other Enemy: Anarchy [Published Family Security Matters - Jun 30 2014]
Marriages and Land Transfers for June 28, 2014 [Published Ottumwa Courier - Jun 27 2014]
MAILBAG: Unintentional Libertarian Irony [Published RedState Blog - Jun 27 2014]
Alaska: Family First Conservatism [Published Family News In Focus - Jun 26 2014]
Walker: Moral Imagination and the Great War [Published Mount Pleasant Morning Sun - Jun 25 2014]
Music and colour signal midsummer in Chester [Published Chester First - Jun 24 2014]
The Passing of a Conservative [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 05 2014]
F.H. Buckley: Canadian conservatives should sto... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 05 2014]
Politics in the Classroom: Have the Liberal Art... [Published PRWeb - Jun 03 2014]
Golfer in Chief: Taxpayers Billed $3M for Two O... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 30 2014]
The Bundy Ranch Standoff and Attitudes Toward t... [Published REASON Online - Apr 18 2014]
The Bundy Ranch Standoff and Attitudes Toward t... [Published Hit & Run - Apr 18 2014]
Is George H.W. Bush America’s Greatest Living P... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Apr 14 2014]
America’s 5 Most Legendary Duels [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 14 2014]
The Sports Hangover: Golfer in Chief, Hanley Ra... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 10 2014]
Three Things Conservatives Wrote This Week That... [Published Think Progress - Feb 28 2014]
Explaining The Conservative Love Affair With Vl... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Feb 14 2014]
Coolidge or Hoover, and Why It Matters [Published Policy Review - Dec 13 2013]
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Thought for the day from Russell Kirk [Published ProfessorBainbridge.com - Jul 21 2014]
“…ambition without pious restraint must end in failure"[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] ...
MAILBAG: Unintentional Libertarian Irony [Published RedState Blog - Jun 27 2014]
We get a lot of mail here at RedState. Sometimes it is praise, sometimes it is complaints. Rarely is it so unintentionally funny as when a disgruntled libertarian decides his or her rights were violated and proceeds to preach of sermon. Fortunately ...
The Passing of a Conservative [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 05 2014]
Editor's Note: The following is a chapter about Ronald Reagan's funeral from Alfred S. Regnery's 2007 book, Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism , about the conservative movement in America. Thirty-five years before he died, when ...
F.H. Buckley: Canadian conservatives should sto... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jun 05 2014]
Like many Canadian conservatives, F.H. Buckley grew up in awe of the United States. Now he argues that it’s American conservatives who should be in awe of us When I was young, Canadian conservatives had John Diefenbaker and Robert Stanfield. But when ...
Golfer in Chief: Taxpayers Billed $3M for Two O... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 30 2014]
Russell Kirk famously responded to conspiracy theorists questioning President Dwight Eisenhower's patriotism by pointing out that "Ike's not a Communist. He's a golfer." The gaudy bills for Eisenhower's successor's frequent trips to the fairways may ...
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