Without the participation of African Americans, the war to save the Union “as it was” could not have been transformed into a war to save the Union “as it should be.”
Critical Race Theory rejects the principles that underpinned all advances in the rights of Black Americans, from the Civil War constitutional amendments to the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Juneteenth isn’t supposed to be an alternative independence day for African Americans. Let’s celebrate it for what it is: a joyful date commemorating an event in the spirit of the biblical jubilee.
The soldiers who have died in America’s wars joined the service for many reasons. But all were motivated at least to a certain degree by a sense of duty and honor arising from patriotism.
People who compare Georgia’s efforts to ensure the integrity of the electoral process to Jim Crow—an evil, unconstitutional, and inhumane monstrosity—are engaged in slander, pure and simple.
The next emergency—and it will come—will provide justification for stripping American citizens of even more of their rights and liberties.
Since the election, we are beginning to understand the possibility that those of us who hold certain views may be denied certain benefits of citizenship.
As the recent controversies over Supreme Court justices illustrate, that body — indeed the judiciary as a whole — has become far more important than the Founders intended.
It seems clear that both parties to the civil-military bargain need to reexamine their mutual relationship because it is mutual trust ultimately that lies at the heart of healthy civil-military relations.
Without the participation of African Americans, the war to save the Union “as it was” could not have been transformed into a war to save the Union “forever worthy of the saving”—without slavery.
Americans of good will strive to rise above our prejudices.
Before they became issues associated with the upcoming Trump rally, it is doubtful that most Americans had ever heard of either “Juneteenth” or the Tulsa massacre.
If weak and feckless mayors and governors fail to take steps to suppress this insurrection, the federal government is obliged to act.
This day permits us to enlarge the individual soldier’s view, to give meaning to the sacrifice that was accepted of some but offered by all, not only to acknowledge and remember the sacrifice, but to validate it.
Those who have revealed their inner tyrant include New York mayor Bill DeBlasio, California Gov. Gavin Newsom, and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
The danger is that the United States will do what it always does when it suffers a strategic surprise: create another level of burdensome bureaucracy.
Apparently the Sanders revolution within the Democratic Party has petered out, at least for the time being. Sanders has not withdrawn but the most recent […]
If we believe that our opponents are not just wrong, but evil, violence against them becomes an acceptable response.
While it may sound strange to some, the idea of restraint in war helps to civilize a brutal human activity and to limit the descent of soldiers into barbarism. But war also gives rise to ambiguous situations.
Reversing the administrative state will take a major effort. Recognizing that it exists and that it is not merely unconstitutional but in fact anti-constitutional is at least a beginning.