Titus Techera
Retrieving antiquity at the peak of modernity
Created 19 Mar 2021
  • Why Pro-Abortion Justices Forswore Lochner
    23 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Question: Why in the key abortion and right to privacy rulings does the majority find it necessary to defend themselves against the objection that the court is engaging in the substantive due process ...
  • Harold Ramis, populism, & Trump
    22 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    So the other day, November 21, was the anniversary of Harold Ramis, probably the most successful of the comedy writers of the Baby Boomer generation—after all, another generation after his own grew up...
  • Moderation in a time of madness
    21 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 4 0
    The last champion of American decent pride, Yuval Levin, has a new essay I recommend, in which he formulates the American problem wonderfully: Not long ago… social order in our free society [was] our ...
  • Based Adams
    18 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 3 3
    Gilbert Stuart, John Adams, c. 1800–1815 Founders Online, maintained by the National Archives, is a terrific resource for non-experts to dip into the writings of the American Founders, from pamphlets ...
  • A Chinese dissident on Firing Line
    17 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Ai Weiwei is a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for his stand in favor of human rights & against tyranny in China. He was also recently a guest on Firing Line, which was once the famous interview sh...
  • Manliness & conservatism
    16 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 3 2
    For a long time, we have let sleeping dogs lie. Now, however, we have a complete breach between what honest sociologists say about American society & what decent conservatives say, especially what the...
  • Stallone re-edits Rocky IV
    15 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    So I saw a documentary today about Sly Stallone, who is, by the way, 75 years old, but busy re-editing Rocky IV for its 35th anniversary. Yes, the year was 1985, Stallone was not quite 40, his celebri...
  • James Madison and Angelo Codevilla
    12 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    The late, great Angelo Codevilla, whose memorial Mass was celebrated in Washington, D.C., yesterday, had planned to give the Constitution Day lecture at my college this past September. Health conditio...
  • NYT on Romania: Orthodox Church is evil
    10 Nov 2021 • 11 min read • 2 0
    Liberals are funny people, nobody combines arrogance & ignorance quite the way elite liberals do, & their readers approve innocently, all the while priding themselves that they are independent thinker...
  • UATX
    09 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    Time for another disruptive innovation in the market of Higher Education! This time it will happen right here in Texas- in the weird part to be exact, Austin. A group of academics and public intellect...
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