Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ideas, Ideals, and Ideologies

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has recently taken a lot of fire, some of it “friendly”, for his robust stance against the execrable “Affordable (yeah, right) Care Act”. He has been soundly spanked by everyone from Dingy Harry Reid (the leftiest … Continue reading

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Why “A Son of the Middle Border”?

My selection of Garland’s epic tale of struggle and unremitting toil as the totem or emblem of this blog was not made lightly. 19th century reviewers of his work used phrases like “one overwhelming impression of grinding, unremunerated toil”,  “full of … Continue reading

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