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William F. Buckley

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  • Meet the commenters: 'Greg J'

     
    Real name: Gregory Gender: Male Age: 40 Occupation: Corporate Tax Family info: Single Resides: Logan Square, Chicago Me standing in the Black Sea at Batumi, Republic of Georgia where I celebrated my birthday this fall. Political philosophy: I support...
  • William A. Rusher dies at 87; conservative theorist and publisher of National Review

    William A. Rusher dies at 87; conservative theorist and publisher of National Review
    William A. Rusher, a leading theorist and organizer of the modern conservative movement who helped William F. Buckley Jr. build the National Review into one of the American right's most influential journals, died Saturday at a retirement home in San...
  • Book review: 'Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer' by Garry Wills

    Book review: 'Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer' by Garry Wills
    On the surface, Garry Wills' "Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer" is an account of how a bookish young writer came to know a lot of famous people as a Zelig-like character amid glittering stars of political, journalistic and even operatic...
  • Leonard Kastle dies at 82; writer-director of 'The Honeymoon Killers'

    Leonard Kastle dies at 82; writer-director of 'The Honeymoon Killers'
    When Leonard Kastle's debut movie as a writer and director, "The Honeymoon Killers," was released in 1970, critics raved over the grimly realistic, low-budget, black-and-white crime drama about a lowlife lothario and his overweight nurse lover whose...
  • Meghan Daum: Obama's fast brain vs. slow mouth

    Meghan Daum: Obama's fast brain vs. slow mouth
    Apparently, a lot of people consider President Obama to be bumblingly inarticulate. "The guy can't talk his way out of a paper bag!" a reader wrote to me recently. "Sarah Palin is a brilliant speaker. It's the president whose sentences are undiagrammable,...
  • Upbeat mood at Book Expo America

    Upbeat mood at Book Expo America
    — What makes Jane Fonda say "wow"? A bigger-than-capacity crowd of more than 200 booksellers waiting to hear about her latest, "Prime Time: Creating a Great Third Act," a rousing manual for aging well. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Book...
  • Check It Out: Celebrating holiday season with the memoir

    Merriam-Webster defines memoir as a "narrative composed from personal experience." It may encompass the entirety of a person's life, or only a portion of it. This sets it apart from a traditional autobiography, which is usually a chronological account...
  • Allen West, House Republicans' nutcase

    Allen West, House Republicans' nutcase
    Conservatives are to be commended when they repudiate members of their movement found to be racist, extremist or otherwise crazy. National Review has severed ties with John Derbyshire and Rob Weissberg for public displays of antipathy to black people, a...
  • Tony Blankley dies at 63; press secretary to Speaker Newt Gingrich

    Reporting from Washington -- Tony Blankley, who gained notoriety as press secretary for Newt Gingrich during the Republican takeover of Congress in the 1990s and later as a conservative commentator on radio and television, has died. He was 63. The...
  • National Review's Jack Fowler: Occupy is 'street theater' staged by 'a bunch of doofuses'

    National Review's Jack Fowler: Occupy is 'street theater' staged by 'a bunch of doofuses'
    Jack Fowler was not amused. Or maybe he was. It's hard to say. The publisher of the National Review was asked what he thought of the American flag being flown upside by protesters at Occupy New Haven on the city's historic Green. The flag has been...
  • Newton: A new voice atop L.A.'s teachers union

    Newton: A new voice atop L.A.'s teachers union
    Warren Fletcher wrapped up his work three weeks ago as an English teacher at City of Angels and moved over to the headquarters of United Teachers Los Angeles, where he is the union's new president. He missed his first negotiating session because he had to...