The FBI, Impeachment, and the Question of Motive

Without having committed a crime nor broken any particular rules, an impeachment is underway. All this when the abuses of the FBI in the last election represent a form of interference that far eclipses anything foreign or domestic that has ever occurred in the history of the republic.

What Happened to ‘Just Say No’?

Figures on both the Left and the Right have engaged in moral retreat, forgetting the moral dimensions to drug abuse. This retreat is just part of their broader abandonment of the rich western tradition of ordered liberty and its replacement with absolutist libertarianism.

Attack of the Groypers

The young men of the Right want real change. They want their country back. They want to fight a real culture war, not a facsimile of one.

The Right Wing Is
Anti-Government Again

Instead of conservatives becoming government cheerleaders for a Republican in the White House, hostility to the Republican president from the deep state has fueled an even deeper and more thoroughgoing skepticism of government power among Trump’s supporters.

What America Should Learn from a Mexico in Retreat

Our elites’ failure to pay particular attention to Mexico stems from their failure to grapple with the decline of the state more generally. They’re the leadership class of a declining, unresponsive system that increasingly fails to deliver on its promises of prosperity and security.

Escaping the Middle Eastern Labyrinth

Perhaps here Trump’s background as a businessman is a benefit; while a general will be loath to admit defeat, and a politician may never allow an original thought to enter his mind, a businessman knows not to throw good money after bad.

A Constitution for Ambitious Men

This is what NeverTrump types still do not understand: Even when Trump voters are not fully satisfied with Trump’s policies, we rally to him when he is attacked by the establishment because his election was an expression of the will of the people, and his enemies express the will of a hostile ruling class.

Lessons in Draining the Swamp from Ukraine

So long as civil servants remain immune from the president’s control, elections will hardly matter. Presidents in both parties have faced this resistance to some degree, but none has dealt with as much deliberate obstruction, slow-walking, and outright defiance as President Trump.