In foreign affairs, it is possible that this Wilsonianism gets the prize as the most destabilizing force in the 20th century.previous
Saturday, February 28, 2009
Over at The American Conservative, Professor Richard M. Gamble reviews The Crisis of American Foreign Policy: Wilsonianism in the Twenty-first Century and What the World Should Be: Woodrow Wilson and the Crafting of a Faith-Based Foreign Policy.
H/T: The Western Confucian
Friday, February 27, 2009
Monday, February 23, 2009
Sunday, February 22, 2009
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Following up the complaining about rubber-stamping, a new “package” was presented at a press conference on Sunday February 8. The proposal was presented at Council of State on February 9.
His Late Majesty King Olav accepted that the politicos had the final say. However, he is said to have been furious if anything was leaked before it passed Council.
Now, there are not only leaks. There's a press conference before the formal acceptance.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Monday, February 9, 2009
One and a half dozen score years ago today (January 30 in the Julian Calendar), His Britannic Majesty Charles I was brutally murdered.
There was reportedly a reenactment a couple of weeks ago.
May His Late Majesty continue to rest in peace!
Elsewhere: The Monarchist, Tea at Trianon, Anglican Wanderings, Sanctae Ecclesiae, Mercurius Politicus
Sunday, February 8, 2009
135 years ago today, the icon of this weblog was born.
The Thistle, Journal of the Royal Scots, has a short piece on the Lieutenant-Colonel in the November 2008 issue (page 12).
May this partisan of the Old European Order continue to rest in peace!
Saturday, February 7, 2009
Friday, February 6, 2009
Three years short of three score years ago today, Her Britannic Majesty ascended the throne at Treetops.
The Daily Telegraph ran an article on the Treetops accession in connection with the Golden Jubilee.
Having grown up in the Land of Endless Sunshine, I find a special personal connection to this accession story.
Today's Treetops Lodge:
A thin-striped zebra at Treetops:
Photos courtesy of the family archives.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
There is, in a democracy, no Supreme Court which a political party long enough in power, cannot “pack.”