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Dante and Holy Week

In the graveyard, I saw two men arguing. One of them, a proud older man, stood inside a flaming open tomb, trying with his authoritative manner to put the younger ...

Style & Crunchy Cons

I was actually pretty pleased by that story. I think Hank Stuever – who is, I would bet my haggis supply, a snarking liberal – did a good job. He ...

Re: Tsa Aside

I flew in and out of Little Rock this weekend, and was waved through security even though the name on my ticket (which had been paid for by the group ...

Overheard At Lunch Today

A Dallas Republican in a barbecue place expressing frustration with G.W. Bush: “I can’t figure out why the president cares more about securing the Iraq-Syria border than our own border ...

In Dallas

I was just sitting at my desk here at the Dallas Morning News office downtown when I heard a loud noise on the street below. I went out on the ...

Re: Danish Embassy

As luck would have it, I’m going to be in Washington this Friday. See you at the Danish Embassy!

Portgate

For what it’s worth, I talked to my folks down in Louisiana last night. They’re staunch Bush backers, and I’ve never heard a single disparaging word about the president come ...

I Heart Kelly Jane Torrance

In The American Enterprise, Kelly Jane Torrance gives a nice review to Crunchy Cons, which she says “reminds us that the Right is not one big monolith. It reminds us ...