Monday, June 30, 2008


Tea at Trianon has recommendations for summer reading.

Sunday, June 29, 2008

The State and Our Children

Brian Lilley reflects on the intrusion of government.

H/T: The Western Confucian

King Harald V Says No to a Modern Concept

King Harald V of NorwaySome good news from Western Scandinavia this spring.

King Harald V reportedly called his Cabinet Secretary for Church Affairs to the Royal Palace to have freedom of religion for the monarch removed from a government proposition. His Majesty got his way.

American Monarchist

American Monarchist is a weblog I indeed recommend.

A few fairly recent links provided by the Jewish, female monarchist who runs the blog:

  • Reflections on kings, presidents, husbands, and boyfriends.
  • Robert P. Kraynak's republished essay from 2001 where he reflects on cultural conservatives and modernity.
  • The Count's Blog (if you're not disturbing anyone, I recommend you keep audio on when visiting this blog) siding with the old order of the Island of Sark.

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Shots Heard around the World

The site of the Sarajevo AssassinationHalf a dozen years short of a century ago today, fatal shots were heard from Sarajevo.

Status in the Kingdom of Nepal

Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of NepalAs has been known for just about a month now, the UN welcomed the declaration of a republic. A confirmation that the UN is a part of the Wilsonian World Order?

A couple of other relevant articles can be found here and here. Thanks to American Monarchist, which also has this interesting, relevant post.

Gay "Marriage"

Here in the Kingdom of Norway, "the King in Council" yesterday gave assent to a bill to introduce “gender-neutral” “marriage” as of January 1 next year.

My bike is a car.

Naval officer Niels Juel, who served as Norwegian adjutant to King Oscar II, is said to have uttered:

I don't give a damn about sovereignty of the Storting (Parliament)
I give the devil in the Storting's sovereignty.
We now remember his words.

Quote of the Month (May)

Wrote Mr. Theodore Harvey:

Long live King Gyanendra!

Thursday, June 26, 2008

The God Called Democracy

At today, Jim Fedako reflects on democracy, monarchy, and the American Founders.

Monday, June 23, 2008

Franz Künstler, RIP

Herr Franz KünstlerOver at The Daily Telegraph, Gerald Warner pays tribute to Franz Künstler, recently deceased, the last surviving soldier of the Austro-Hungarian Army – and of the Great War Central Powers.

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Too Much Freedom?

Apparently, there are some people who believe that the growing unhappiness in our world is due to too much freedom. Over at Canada's National Post, Lorne Gunter dissents.

H/T: The Monarchist

Friday, June 20, 2008

The Potomac vs. the Thames

The Executive MansionOver at Harper's Magazine, Mark Slouka contrasts the Wilsonian President with the Westminster system.

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Magna Carta

Magna CartaSeven years short of eight centuries ago today, the Magna Carta was sealed.