People of Iraq! I am George W. Bush, President and also President-Elect of the United States of America. In last week's elections, the citizens of my country asked me to continue as Chief Executive of our federal government, according to our Constitution and laws, and I shall hold this position, God willing, until January of... Read More
Following the victory-but-fiasco that the British eked out in the Boer War of 1899-1902, Rudyard Kipling wrote: Now, I am not going to present an argument that Iraq is America's Boer War. I don't believe it is, even in potential. Not that there aren't some resemblances, mainly centered around the verb "to underestimate"; but we... Read More
————————— Twenty years ago I had a conversation with a Chinese friend in London. I had mentioned the fine collections of Chinese art and ceramics that can be seen in that city, at places like the Percival David Foundation and the British Museum. Pooh! said my friend, that stuff was all looted from China by... Read More
John Derbyshire writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him. He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. His most recent book, published by VDARE.com com is FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle).His writings are archived at JohnDerbyshire.com.