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Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for May 9, 2017, it’s the Profiles in Leftism edition of the show brought to you by ZipRecruiter and SimpliSafe. This week the GOP is celebrating the passage, through one house of Congress, a repeal, only not really a repeal of the People’s Healthcare bill, AKA: ACA, AKA Obamacare. (Just an aside, but why is the conservative press trying to run away from the rumor that our Representatives drank beer after the victory? Isn’t that a good thing? Beer?).

Anyway, every liberal in America with a megaphone is screaming bloody murder. And even some conservatives are screaming that socialized medicine is now cast in concrete. I mean, lighten up folks. We take issue, however, with one Poli. Sci. Professor from Duke who somehow got the august editors of The Hill to publish one of the most shallow (and at the same time pompous) diatribes on any subject I have ever read in my life. I really do recommend you read it and comment on it on Ricochet (if you *are* haha, a *member*).

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After reading St. Salieri‘s excellent Feb. 4 post, What if Conservatism Doesn’t Work?, I was reminded of a passage from Chapter 1 of Charles Hill’s Grand Strategies. (Ricochet’s Book Club selection for 2016.) The post and passage connected me back to the Iliad, which many of us read last year. The post, passage, and Iliad bring me […]

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In case you missed it: 2016: A Year For Grand Strategies Next year we will be reading and discussing Charles Hill’s Grand Strategies: Literature, Statecraft, and World Order. More

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In case you missed it: 2016: A Year For Grand Strategies Next year we will be reading and discussing Charles Hill’s Grand Strategies: Literature, Statecraft, and World Order. More

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Around this time last year I put out a call to make 2015 a year in Bloom. The idea was to read Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind and post your thoughts at any time during the year. (If you are new to Ricochet and missed last year’s call, there’s still time to participate. […]

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