News of My Demise Updated

Health updates are always tedious, especially, in my case, when one is the patient.  This should be my last report.  Yesterday, I reported for X-rays and examination at the office of my thoracic surgeon.  They pronounced me in remarkably good condition.  The lungs were now clear or fluid and operating to full capacity.  The heart is strong, and the systolic blood pressure (the upper number) is over 20 points lower.  I am cleared for travel to South Carolina, where I shall be doing a lecture at the Abbeville Institute conference on Who Owns America?

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Thomas Fleming

Thomas Fleming is president of the Fleming Foundation. He is the author of six books, including The Morality of Everyday Life and The Politics of Human Nature, as well as many articles and columns for newspapers, magazines,and learned journals. He holds a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a B.A. in Greek from the College of Charleston. He served as editor of Chronicles: a Magazine of American Culture from 1984 to 2015 and president of The Rockford Institute from 1997-2014. In a previous life he taught classics at several colleges and served as a school headmaster in South Carolina

6 Responses

  1. Brent says:

    Laus Deo! Glad to hear the good medical news, and safe travels to South Carolina.

  2. George Gaudio says:

    Great news Tom. Enjoy Abbeville and safe travels.

  3. Josh Doggrell says:

    See you there!

  4. andrei navrozov says:

    Great news, Dr. Fleming! I note that your recovery, oddly enough, has run in parallel with Navalny’s.

  5. Ken Rosenberger says:

    Cocktails at 5pm (More or less) on Friday in North Charleston? The Crowne? I will see about Jack T’s whereabouts.

  6. Avatar photo Thomas Fleming says:

    Good idea. I don’t think there is either food or drink planned by the conference. There’s the hotel and a few places where Garret used to have contacts, but Jack probably has a better idea. North Charleston used to be a culinary wasteland. As we used to say, “The North begins in North Charleston” which in those days was all “dark Satanic mills” and the lethal stenches of fertilizer plants and paper mills. They’ve actually revived the old downtown into a pleasant few blocks, where EVO Pizza is located.