Robert Curry

About Robert Curry

Robert Curry serves on the Board of Directors of the Claremont Institute and is the author of Common Sense Nation: Unlocking the Forgotten Power of the American Idea from Encounter Books. You can preview the book at: He also serves on the Board of Distinguished Advisors for the Ronald Reagan Center for Freedom and Understanding.

Rejecting the Humpty Dumpty Constitution of Judge Tigar

A federal judge ruled recently that an inmate serving a life sentence for murder in California must receive sex-reassignment surgery at taxpayer expense. The inmate was Rodney James Quine, 57, twice married and the father of two daughters. I write “was” because while in prison he changed his name to Shiloh Heavenly Quine. Quine began

By | 2017-01-16T21:42:34+00:00 January 17th, 2017|

Replacing Scalia and Replacing “Constitutional” Rights

Mitch McConnell’s bold and sagacious gamble last year in refusing to allow a vote on the replacement of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during the remainder of Obama’s term surely helped Donald Trump get elected. The specter of Hillary Clinton nominating a replacement for Scalia genuinely frightened many voters, and brought them around to voting

By | 2017-03-07T11:44:50+00:00 January 6th, 2017|

Protecting the Electoral College from the Progressive Assault

Progressives want to eliminate the Electoral College. They argue that the American constitutional system of electing the president unfairly advantages the votes of people in smaller states. This argument, deceptive to its core, only seems plausible because of radical changes to the Constitution imposed by the Progressives themselves. A little history should make this more

By | 2016-11-23T08:18:50+00:00 November 21st, 2016|

This Election Fight Comes Down to Common Sense Versus Political Correctness

Political correctness is an all-out assault on common sense, and 2016 offers us the opportunity to choose one side or the other in that war. For example, it is plain common sense that importing huge numbers of refugees from the Middle East amounts to importing trouble and, in some cases, terrorism. But, we are informed

By | 2016-11-02T17:10:05+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|