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The Revolt of the Ruling Class

The elite have remained in outrage mode, blaming everything for this upset except their own complicity in marginalizing a very large segment of the nation, first with neglect and then compounded with contempt.

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A Detached Elite

Megan McArdle writes The New Mandarins in The Daily Beast, 2/21/13. Excerpt: All elites are good at rationalizing their eliteness, whether it’s meritocracy or “the divine right of kings.” The problem is the mandarin elite has some good arguments. They…

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The Country Class

Angelo Codevilla uses the term “Country Class” as the antithesis of the Ruling Class. In his article in the American Spectator, “The Ruling Class– and The Perils of Revolution” (July- August 2010)  he writes: Describing America’s country class is problematic…

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Political Obesity

Cutting the size of government is as essential to the body politic’s health as a weight-reduction program is to restoring any human body that excess has caused to degrade into obesity. Just as someone who is serious about his health…

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Why Do Our Laws Have So many Pages?

From Boston University Professor Angelo Codevilla’s “America’s Ruling Class- And the Perils of Revolution” (July – August 2010 issue). In The American Spectator (online version). Laws and regulations nowadays are longer than ever because length is needed to specify how…

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The Arbiter of Wealth and Poverty

In The American Spectator (online version) Boston University Professor Angelo Codevilla writes “America’s Ruling Class- And the Perils of Revolution” (July – August 2010 issue).  I recommend reading the entire article  (about 22 pages printed). While many advocating government solutions…

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The Power of a Common Threat

Professor Angelo Codevilla‘s excellent piece in American Spectator, “America’s  Ruling Class – And the Perils of Revolution”  is the must read piece of political analysis in the last month. It is rich with insight that explains the crossroad we inhabit.…

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Science of the Ruling Class

From Boston University Professor Angelo Codevilla’s “America’s Ruling Class- And the Perils of Revolution” (July – August 2010 issue). In The American Spectator (online version). That is why the ruling class is united and adamant about nothing so much as…

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A False Sense of Intellectual Superiority

In The American Spectator (online version) Boston University Professor Angelo Codevilla writes “America’s Ruling Class- And the Perils of Revolution” (July – August 2010 issue).  I recommend reading the entire article  (about 22 pages printed). It is well worth the…

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