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A Man Can Lose His Past in a Country Like This | Reb on the Red Line

A pretty good blog here from my son.

(He is a bit of an anachronism – all of his posts’ titles are taken from Rush lyrics and his blog was inspired in part by Ray Bradbury.)…

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CD Review: Bird Song (Heather Masse)

Heather Masse’s voice is reminiscent of Jennifer Warnes on some tracks, Alison Krauss blended with Kathy Mattea on others, and Suzy Boggus at times. Here’s my review of her first full length CD.

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The Difference Between Common Law and Civil Law (And Why This Is Important)

Note: The inspiration for this essay come from an excellent article in the Fall 2014 issue of Modern Age, entitled James Monroe And The Sources of American Exceptionalism.

Civil Law

JustinianCivil law, sometimes know as Roman law, is law that …

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Conservative Heroes by Charles Tucker III

Conservative Heroes is a fantastic book filled with with and anecdotes that leave the reader with a sense of nostalgia and a tinge of sadness for a time when being principled was something that existed outside of party affiliations.

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By The People by Charles Murray

Murray’s book is interesting, if depressing. By The People lays out a strategic plan that might just strike terror into the hearts of bureaucrats if it comes to fruition. An honest reader, with an open mind, should see the truth in much of what Murray says. The book will resonate most strongly with those of a libertarian bent and is not necessarily geared to conservatives. Murray tries to present an honest appraisal of the state of government and a practical strategy for fixing some of the issues before us. As he says throughout, we can never go back, but he thinks he has a way forward which at least ensures our survival.

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Apple Saves The Day!

Apple is currently being run by a gay man and it shows. The corporate behemoth is ever-so-much more sensitive these days.

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