How to Say “F You” Like a British Aristocrat

A letter dated August 1812 from the Duke of Wellington Sir Arthur Wellesley, to the British War Office during the Peninsular War against Napoleon: ——————————————————- Gentlemen: Whilst marching to Portugal to a position which commands the approach to Madrid and the French forces, my officers have been diligently complying with your request which has been…

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The Real House of Cards

Last night’s State of the Union address was fascinating and provocative on many levels. I’ve been contemplating it ever since, and it’s been interesting to see people’s reactions. On the Right, a common reoccurring theme has been “this is the best SOTU I’ve seen since Reagan!” Many have even gone so far as to call…

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