Golden Sextant

The Golden Sextant

“A republic, if you can keep it.”

–Benjamin Franklin

“Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.”

— John Adams

Sound Money

Essential Feature
of a Republic

Rule of Law

and Equality before the Law


Belmont Hill

Recent Postings

One Future: School and Nation

A product of the American century, Belmont Hill was founded in the wake of the country’s emergence from the Great War as a major power. Despite almost failing as the Great Depression morphed into World War II, by war’s end the School had recovered, and in the war’s...

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Distinguished Alumnus; Four Star Failure

Eighty percent of all Russian boys born in 1923 were dead by 1945, or so states a recent article. Although without citation, it’s a reasonable figure given the former Soviet Union’s total estimated losses of 27 million in the war with Nazi Germany. Nothing in the...

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