Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

A memorial dinner at the White House.  J.D. Salinger declined.

Who turned the South to the GOP?  Was it politicians or pastors?

The decline of Barnes & Noble

Are centrists hostile to democracy?

Twitter conferences

John McWhorter on Ta-Nehisi Coates

“Why We Teach”

I loved this essay in 2005 when it appeared and I still love it.

Religion and film

Americans have always loved to relax

The battle for the beach

Catholics, civic virtue, and the common good

Barbecue

David Moore interviews Ross Douthat

John McCain

Kelly Baker reviews Come Sunday

Where was Memorial Day born?

A new collection of Wendell Berry essays

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