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Trump Delendus Est, by Frank DeRienzo


In his book, Tye digs up the corpse of Senator Joseph McCarthy with the intent of comparing his  maligned career to the current administration of Donald Trump.  The Democrats, who have gone full Marxist, could find no  better grave to desecrate and phantom to exorcise  than that of Joseph McCarthy.


The “Debate”

Trump blew it.  The President of the United States allowed himself to be called a “liar”  and a “clown,” an enormity that has not even been noticed.  And he failed to deal effectively with any of his opponent’s smooth lies.  For millions of shallow, naïve, clueless Americans, Biden appeared “Presidential” and  as Trump’s superior in character, knowledge, and constructiveness.


The New Dark Age, Conclusion

The modern American household is a far cry from the family “castle” that even the King dared not enter.  It is a set of cubicles, where individuals stash their stuff and listen to their own music or watch their own programs….


I Had a Dream

Lying awake, I half-dreamed a novel plot in which an ordinary man dies, technically, on the operating table. The doctors revive him, and after weeks of slow and painful recovery, he goes back to his old life.


Poem: Pletho on Prayer

Pletho had concealed his growing attachment to what he thought was the old religion of the Greeks, though it was in fact NeoPlatonic Neopaganism, but some part of his explicitly pagan work The Laws came to the attention of his more Orthodox friends. However the last fragment of the Roman Empire had more on its hands in the 1450’s than a brilliant pagan


An Unreconstructed Summer Symposium

It was the Summer of 2008 when I first made my way up to Rockford, Illinois.  It was a slow, languorous summer drive, with plenty of preparatory reading to do, some often crammed in during the final segment of the voyage.  In many ways, this year was no different.  In other ways, the long tentacles of Covid-19 (and its handlers) couldn’t help but be felt by the attendees.  But perhaps the miracle is that we were able to meet at all, while most of the world huddled inside or behind masks, frightened by the government, media, and the new bands...