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Historical Note: What Rough Beast

The Passing of Robert H. Bork by Jacob Grant           Last December, one of the greatest legal minds in American history, Robert H. Bork, passed away at the age of 85. Bork was, by all accounts, an accomplished legal scholar, a brilliant jurist, and an intellectual giant, with an extensive array of…

Historical Note: Edmund Burke

This edition of the California Patriot introduces a new feature; a historical note. It does so because an understanding and appreciation of history is immensely important to conservatism. The Encyclopedia Britannica defines conservatism as a political doctrine that emphasizes the value of traditional institutions and practices. Only as students of history can we speak effectively,…