Tag Archives: Michael O’Brien

A new ride home from Bugatti

The new Bugatti has been revealed. From CNN: Bugatti Chiron: Meet the next ‘world’s fastest supercar’ [In Greek mythology Chiron was a centaur with a gift for healing. He eventually gave up immortality and was placed by the gods in … Continue reading

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Krauthammer on the Thought Police

NRO has this piece, which is spot on: Thought Police on Patrol No longer trying to win the debate, the Left is trying to stop debate altogether. By Charles Krauthammer Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was … Continue reading

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Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Liberals, Religious Liberty, The Drill, The future and our choices, The Olympian Middle | Tagged , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Some reflections on a life changing book

Today is Bilbo Baggins’s Birthday and yesterday was the 75th anniversary of the publication of The Hobbit. I found an image of the edition that I first read. I first read The Hobbit when I was in 7th grade.  I … Continue reading

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Posted in Brick by Brick, Just Too Cool, Linking Back, On the road, The future and our choices | Tagged , , , , | 36 Comments

Michael O’Brien on “Twilight”: modern man’s futile flight from conscience

From a reader: I think Michael O’Brien’s new piece (12/19/09) on "Twilight" and its popularity is a much better analysis than the one written by Sophie Caldecott.  I have both read and written a lot on Twilight and O’Brien’s piece … Continue reading

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