A Not Quite Timeless Quote

In his inaugural address, President John F Kennedy famously said: "And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country." Wouldn't it seem rather quaintly anachronistic to hear a leading Democrat make that exhortation today?


A Quote From Allan C. Carlson

The central lesson of the last one hundred years is that the state can disrupt, but it cannot save families.  That task can only be achieved through a revitalized, family-affirming culture.  We need a literature that celebrates, rather than denigrates the familial virtues.  We need a popular culture that defends what is wholesome and decent …

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A Quotation

From James Burnham (1905 - 1987), Marxist writer turned conservative: Modern liberalism, for most liberals, is not a consciously understood set of rational beliefs, but a bundle of unexamined prejudices and conjoined sentiments.  The basic ideas and beliefs seem more satisfactory when they are not made fully explicit, when they merely lurk rather obscurely in …

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