Nationalism is back. President Trump proudly proclaims it with his America First stance. He’s quite explicit about it, too. “You know what I am?” he told a crowd at a rally ahead of the midterms. “I’m a nationalist, OK?” Meantime, proponents of nationalism are on the rise in countries from Hungary to Poland
American history is everywhere under attack. The recent skirmishes started with the campaign to remove Confederate statues, but it surely won’t end there. As our betters in America’s universities want us to know, the whole of American history is suspect. In our media, in the popular culture, and in our schools, we’re subject
While the nation has been absorbed by the show trial of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, an actual trial is gearing up to start in Los Angeles that will have major implications for free speech and political correctness. Doug Adler, longtime tennis commentator, was providing commentary at the Australian Open in January 2017 for ESPN.
The Wall Street Journal last weekend featured a lengthy essay by Robert Kagan titled “The Cost of American Retreat” in which he argues that U.S. withdrawal from the world invites chaos. Kagan’s essay is proof that the lovers and protectors of American Empire are not about to go away quietly. Perhaps the question
Can one man stem the tide when so many around him fall away? The forces gathered around President Trump are immense and seemingly driven by ill intent. The lust for power is all consuming—’twas ever thus in Washington, D.C. But as we approach November, so much hangs by a fraying thread. The Democrats
America has been in the grips of Russia hysteria for over two years now, and it hitting a fever pitch this past week following President Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. In Beltway circles, Russian hysteria among the commentariat has morphed into an extraordinary Putin hatred. From potential ally, to rival, enemy,
As President Trump sits down for his first one on one meeting with President Vladimir Putin of Russia, some history and perspective are in order. Trump and Putin will find plenty of common ground, most significantly in fighting Jihadism and global terrorism. And while there is room for movement on the difficult issues
What a fascinating and momentous time we live in—a time that may well be remembered as an awakening of our great nation. President Trump, the catalyst, has changed the debate in this country on seemingly everything from identity politics and immigration to trade and foreign policy. Barack Obama said he wanted to “fundamentally