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Invitation to a Levee

My friends at the excellent Founder of America website have set up a levee

for me tomorrow.

The idea is that I am “at home” on the site for conversations (by instant

text messaging) with anyone who wants to chat. It’s all a bit of an

experiment & I’m curious to see how it works out. It’s possible, of course,

that I shall end up chatting to myself — which is fine, those are some of

my most interesting conversations. On the whole, though, the more will be

the merrier, and I cordially invite any Corner reader so inclined to accept

the invitation on the Founders of America website front page. You’ll be

asked to register, but this is only to deter freaks and “flamers,” not to

let them pester you with junk e-mail, which they won’t.

You will notice, scrolling down a bit, that FoA has some great lines in

notepaper, coffee mugs, T-shirts, posters and so on. I especially recommend

the “tribute to GWB’s first term” collection, which is beautifully done.

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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