The following is a summary of the 2022 December issue of The St. Croix Review:
Barry MacDonald, in “Comments on the Midterm Elections” assesses disappointments and successes, the present balance of power, and a conservative “bubble.”
Mark Hendrickson, in “The Destructiveness of ESG,” details the many evils of the “Environmental, Social, and Governance” (ESG) scoring system, which is a strategy of the Green Energy agenda.
Allan C. Brownfeld, in “Across America, Freedom of Speech Is Under Increasing Attack,” he cites many examples.
Paul Kengor, in “Averting Nuclear Armageddon — in October 1962 and Today,” reveals in stark detail the horror of the eager willingness of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara to instigate a worldwide nuclear war for the cause of Marxism — it was a miracle that countless millions of people were not killed.
Timothy S. Goeglein, in “A Happier Life Is a Connected Life,” reveals a increasing tendency of Americans to remain single and lonely, which he contrasts with the many benefits of married life.
Philip Vander Elst, in “Libertarianism — a Christian Critique,” lays out the merits and demerits of Libertarianism.
Derek Suszko, in “The Fall of the Roman Republic: A Narrative and Analytical Comparison with the Contemporary Conditions of the United States of America — (Part 2),” covers a huge swath of history to the fall of the Roman republic with the ascension of Augustus Caesar.
Francis DeStefano, in “Holiday Film Favorites,” reviews five holiday classics; in “All About Bette,” he reviews the entire film career of Bette Davis, the great actress of Hollywood’s Golden Age, concluding: “Self-sacrifice created the Golden Age of Hollywood, as well as the Greatest Generation.”
Jigs Gardner, in “Letters from a Conservative Farmer: The Old Countryside,” reminds us that many of our Founders were farmers, and that they were disciplined by the daunting tasks of survival imposed by the “Old Countryside.”
Jigs Gardner, in “Writers for Conservatives: 5 — Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936),” reviews the masterly and subtle depictions presented by the great British author.