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Trumpism Is Here to Stay

July 28, 2020
Author: Chilton Williamson

Today’s Le Figaro (27 July 2020) carries a short article by Loris Boichet reporting a new study that claims to show a shift in political opinion in France from the center to the center-right. According to Jérôme Fourquet, the author of the report, 13 percent of the French electorate locates itself on the left, 32… Read More

Perfect Man, Perfect Society?

July 22, 2020
Author: Chilton Williamson

My book of daily meditations for today (22 July, Wednesday in the Sixteenth Week of Ordinary Time in the Roman Catholic calendar) cites a passage from J. Urteaga’s book, Man the Saint. It reads: “Develop your character, your human faculties: develop them to the utmost degree. Everything which curtails your expansion, which limits your development,… Read More

Who Is the most Dangerous of Them All?

July 18, 2020
Author: Chilton Williamson

The American Establishment seems virtually agreed that China (after President Trump) is the principal and most dangerous enemy of the United States, against which it warns us almost daily. This opinion is in line  with the Establishment’s historical preference to locate the greatest threats to the country somewhere conveniently beyond its own borders. China, for… Read More

The Home of the Brave

July 16, 2020
Author: Chilton Williamson

Vague and acrid as the ocherous smoke drifting in scarves and shoals from fires burning across the West, the specter of Range Reform pervaded the Rocky Mountain states last summer. In drought years, ranchers must move their cattle rapid­ly off one pasture and onto the next to prevent them from biting down the sparse short… Read More

Online Again

Author: Chilton Williamson

My apologies to subscribers and readers who have been unable to access and The Divide Blog for the past week. We have been offline owing to complications resulting from a change from one host company to another, but hope to resume postings within the next 48 hours. Many thanks meanwhile for your patience. Chilton… Read More