Conservatives have long believed that they were the only ones who could save America and return her to her former glory. But it turns out, mainstream American conservatism was built on sand. From the beginning, it rallied the faithful around simple negation: “standing athwart history yelling ‘Stop!’” What started as a clever slogan became a
The top conservative scholars in the country signed a joint declaration supporting Donald that we published on American Greatness. Ben Boychuk joins me to discuss the politics of this big endorsement. Also, I explain how Donald Trump can run away with the election if he hits one theme harder. If Trump runs hard against Wall
Scholars & Writers for America Given our choices in the presidential election, we believe that Donald Trump is the candidate most likely to restore the promise of America, and we urge you to support him as we do. Charles Akeman, University of California, Santa Barbara Jeffrey H. Anderson, Ph.D., author of “An Alternative to
Dr. Tevi Troy joins us today to unpack the first presidential debate and explain what most pundits missed and what effect it is likely to have on the election. Dr. Troy is a presidential historian who is the author of the just released Shall We Wake The President. He was also a top aide to
Don’t confuse critics with box office. That’s what Ronald Reagan famously quipped to his Secretary of Education, Bill Bennett when he was being criticized by a hostile media. President Reagan, the veteran actor knew the difference and it was one of the keys to his electoral success. Confusing the two is behind much of
Liar. Tyrant. Racist. Nazi. These are some of the choice descriptors America’s scribbling class applies to Donald Trump. While they’re busy consuming hours of free coffee shop Wi-Fi and furiously pounding out hyperventilating opinion pieces we decided to look at the eight big lies being told about Donald Trump. 1) He lies all the time.
Donald Trump is in the zone right now. He appeared in front of a massive "Les Deplorables" banner in Miami Friday night with “Do You Hear The People Sing?” from Les Misérables pumping and the crowd roaring its defiance at Hillary Clinton’s slander. Trump is relaxed, he’s funny, and he’s clearly enjoying the campaign trail.
Congress would never pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964 today. There would be no need. And therein lies the root of the deepening crisis facing the republic. The Civil Rights Act was a major expansion and clarification of civil rights law in the United States and as such touched on core constitutional
In light of Hillary Clinton calling Trump supporters a "basket of deplorables" I thought it would be fun to play a game. There has been a lot of moral preening on the intellectual Right combined with talk about keeping the sacred flame of True Conservatism™ alive. Tellingly, there has been much more talk about
Dr. R.R. Reno, editor of First Things, joins me today to continue the discussion we started 2 weeks ago of his timely new book, Resurrecting the Idea of a Christian Society. I've been making a general nuisance of myself to friends and family about this book, insisting that they buy it, read it, and