Original artwork by Marisa Draeger “The conservative perceives the need for prudent restraints upon power and upon human passions.” Russell Kirk – Ten Conservative Principles Ever since Hollywood discovered the money-making enterprise of cranking out super-hero movies, crime-fighting, spandex donning characters that were previously only known to the sort of people who attend Comic-Con International have become household names. As The Onion hilariously noted, “Green Lantern is a superhero with fans around the world who everyone certainly knew about before they saw the movie’s trailer.” Yeah. Right. These capped crusaders are so ubiquitous that even in my profession—the unenchanting world
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