101 years ago today, Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn was born. Please do see his:my May post on the scholar and browse.
The great scholar was born on the last day of the month that arguably can be called monarchy's black month. We have:
- The American Declaration of Independence
- Bastille Day
- Romanov Murder
- Austro-Hungarian Declaration of War against the Kingdom of Serbia, which would in the course of a few days turn into the Great War
Tea at Trianon has Olga's Prayer.
This July 18 was the 138th anniversary of the passing of Benito Juárez, after whom Mussolini was named. The Mad Monarchist has a lengthy post on this Mexican “hero.”
Irish Monarchist gives some thoughts on Parliaments.
Radical Royalist brings us the French restoration hymn of 1815:
Royal World also had some thoughts and links for Bastille Day.
Tea at Trianon has A Dark Cloud Overhead.
There is The Lost America over at The Monarchist.
Robert Hardman of the Daily Mail wonders whether Britain is becoming a republic (H/T: Royal World).
Over at Chronicles, Pat Buchanan asks whether democracy is overrated (H/T: Tea at Trianon).
Over at Zero Hedge, Tyler Durden also reflects on democracy, and Citizen Renegade has some additional thoughts.
The Western Confucian has a post on democracy-skeptical thought in India.
Wash Park Prophet has an interesting post on royalty and monarchy.
Andrew Cusack pays tribute to Thomas Molnar, author of amongst other works The Counter-Revolution, and Christopher Westley of the Mises Economics Blog follows up. Requiescat in pace!
High Tory Gerald Warner speaks out for the term reactionary (H/T: Royal World).
A panel discussion on monarchy, democracy, and long-term thinking:
Remember, as The Mad Monarchist stated at the end of last month, that monarchy is not tyranny.