I have been reading about our troops in Iraq, and the work they are doing there. This is not a very cheering pastime. "US troops are facing a classic guerilla war in Iraq" (Washington Post). "These men [i.e. US troops in Iraq] are exhausted … [Quoting a US soldier:] 'Our morale is not high or... Read More
The Reverend Ian Paisley, for thirty years a key figure in the Northern Ireland Protestant community, is to attend this year's St. Patrick's Day festivities at the White House. This news item brought to my mind a story from the late 1970s. I believe it is a true story: I read it in a respectable... 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.