Tag Archives: George Will

In the name of the Son and imperfection

One of my favorite writers is the columnist George Will. Will wrote about his son on his 40th birthday: Jon was born just 19 years after James Watson and Francis Crick published their discoveries concerning the structure of DNA, discoveries … Continue reading

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Berlin 1961: Little Boy Blue Meets Al Capone

Book: Berlin 1961 by Frederick Kempe Method: Read library copy What I got from the book: Beautiful book.  Two-toned cover in green and mahogany and a font, which although still readable, reminded me that I might be on the verge … Continue reading

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Getting To 270: Same As It Ever Was

George Will just saved me a lot of time I would have spent reading RCP articles about the 2012 presidential election over the next year. He did so by reminding us that the election will hinge on the same battleground … Continue reading

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George Will On Change And Power

The great George Will brings a detached perspective on the use of U.S. power. Will has always been the voice of true conservatism, the Edmund Burke and William F. Buckley Jr. ‘politics of reality’ brand. A brand that I am … Continue reading

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George Will on the Year 2008

If you’re a conservative, one of the few bright spots in the near future will be reading George Will’s analysis of the political and social environment. He writes the way I’d like to think, to think good, if you will. … Continue reading

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Episcopal Church – Catholic Road Map?

At times this blog is a more efficient version of the emailed article, ‘hey you gotta read this.’ While I always feel the tug to comment, when it’s George Will, … please. Hey you gotta read George Will’s column about … Continue reading

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George Will Channels Alvarez Guedes

The great Cuban comic, Alvarez Guedes, tells a great joke where the punch line is a drunk informing the unattractive lady who has just called him a drunk, that he will be sober tomorrow, whereas her appearance will be unchanged. … Continue reading

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A lesson in how to insult

Courtesy of George Will commenting on Sen McCain’s ability to give a speech: “McCain is fortunate. The eerie narcissism of Clinton’s speech the night that Obama clinched the nomination distracted attention from McCain’s badly delivered speech the same night, in … Continue reading

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Ridicule trumps outrage

George Will sets his sights on Sen. Clinton: Hillary Clinton, 60, Illinois native and Arkansas lawyer, became, retroactively, a lifelong Yankee fan at age 52 when, shopping for a U.S. Senate seat, she adopted New York state as home sweet … Continue reading

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