Yet Another Thing I Have in Common with Bono: Tax Policy

John Fund covers my soul brother on The Corner: The British Observer newspaper interviewed the singer while on a trip to West Africa last week and grilled him on his tax decisions: “Was it not hypocrisy for you to try to hold the Irish government to account for its spending while going through fairly exhaustive efforts to avoid paying in More …

"God is a Storyteller"

Via Justin Taylor, here’s a dramatic recreation of an apparently actual conversation between C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, in which they work out the value of myth and the meaning of truth. Heavy. When I take a walk in the woods, I’m normally just keeping an eye out for concealed places to pee.

Conservatives and Their Problems, in Bullet List Form

In his “Morning Jolt” newsletter, National Review’s Jim Geraghty gives a great, succinct description of what conservatives believe, and why their beliefs present particular challenges to, you know, getting elected: If you’re an able-bodied adult, we want you to go out and find a job for yourself, and work for a living. We’re increasingly convinced that government job-training programs are More …