Monthly Archives: November 2015

Alex Honnold’s Alone on the Wall, reviewed by Gregory Crouch

Alex Honnold is probably the most interesting climber active in the world today. Here’s “Free Spirit,” my review of Honnold’s new book Alone on the Wall (co-authored by David Roberts) in the November 28 & 29, 2015 edition of The … Continue reading

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I propose a new word: Apocalyst

Apocalyst. Definition: (n) The Thanksgiving shopping list.

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Fear the Catholics among you!

If you were a native-born American in the 1840s and 1850s, you quite likely thought the massive wave of Catholics immigrating into the United States was part of a vast Papal conspiracy to conquer and subdue American democracy. Continue reading

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The Decisive Weapon in the War on Terror

In light of the terrible events in Paris over the weekend, I hope that we don’t lose sight of that which will, I am sure, in the long run prove to be the decisive weapon in our war on terror–THE RULE OF LAW. Continue reading

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