Articles by Ben Boychuk

Cure for America’s Socialist Mania: Prosperity

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Adding a Citizenship Question to the U.S. Census Could Affect Future Elections. So?

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Roger Kimball Wins the 2019 Bradley Prize

Our friend Roger Kimball—editor and publisher of The New Criterion and Encounter Books, and a regular contributor to these pages—is one of three recipients of the prestigious 16th annual Bradley Prize. The award “recognizes individuals whose outstanding achievements reflect The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation’s mission to restore, strengthen and protect the principles and institutions […]

Clarity About Clearances Revisited (Updated)

The scandal du jour is a claim by a “White House whistleblower” that the Trump Administration overruled the recommendations of various agencies and granted top-secret access to two-dozen or so staffers who had been denied security clearances. As Politico reported on Monday: A White House Personnel Security Office employee is alleging that senior Trump administration […]

Mueller Report: ‘No Collusion’; Media Self-Immolates

Attorney General Bill Barr on Sunday afternoon released a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on alleged collusion between the 2016 Trump presidential campaign and the Russian government. The long and the short of it: there wasn’t any. Here’s the full text of Barr’s letter (via Legal Insurrection). Bottom line: “The Special Counsel’s investigation did […]

Victor Davis Hanson Essentially Called It in February

Robert Mueller’s investigation is done. There will be no more indictments and the existing indictments have nothing to do with his warrant—namely, claims that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign “colluded” with Russia to sway the 2016 presidential election. You’re hearing and reading a lot of spin (and wishful thinking) right now. (Just read all of Ace from Friday […]

‘For the People’ Is a Censorship Bill, Plain and Simple

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A Republic, Not a Giant H.R. Department

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Some Best Possible Outcomes of the Shutdown

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Romney Is Wrong About the President and the Presidency

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Missing Dad and Taking Stock This Christmas

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Selling Political Canned Tuna to Voters Who Don’t Own Can Openers

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Understanding the Weird World of California Conservatives

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Requiem for John Cox

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For California Republicans, Political Revenge May Come in a Progressive Package

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Why Liberals Really Hate Trump

David Gelernter’s op-ed in the Wall Street Journal today hits on a theme we’ve emphasized here at American Greatness for the better part of two years now: Trump may be crass, he may be vulgar, he may be “unpresidential,” but he never pretended to be otherwise. He was elected to do a job, and, despite the […]

‘First Man’ Crashes and Burns

  Get woke, go broke, as the sages say. Not even a rave review from Vox could save it. Breitbart’s John Nolte delivers the news: First Man tanked at the box office, coming in well below expectations, with just a $16.2 million opening weekend. At worst, the story of Neil Armstrong’s historic trip to the […]

Post-Kavanaugh, the Culture War Will Only Get Worse

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