Turkey Is No Ally

Turkey has turned its back on the West. To be fair, we in the West didn’t do much to prevent it. When Turkey sought entry into the European Union, other members balked and resisted—though not without reason. Many Europeans were alarmed by the rise of Turkey’s Islamist Justice and Development Party (AKP). The

By | 2017-11-19T13:52:27+00:00 November 19th, 2017|

Orson Bean and Chris Buskirk on Old Hollywood and Love for America

Orson Bean, long time character actor and Hollywood personality, joined American Greatness publisher, Chris Buskirk on the Seth and Chris Show to discuss old Hollywood and love for America.  You can listen to their conversation below or read the transcript that follows. Chris Buskirk:   I am Chris Buskirk. He is Seth Leibsohn and

By | 2017-11-18T17:43:59+00:00 November 18th, 2017|

What Has Been Forgotten About our Common Sense Founding

To the extent that America may be said to have a central idea, common sense is the key to understanding it. America’s Founders used the term “common sense”with regularity, and common sense operated at every level during the Founding Era, starting with the American Revolution itself. Indeed, Common Sense is the title of

By | 2017-11-15T12:08:37+00:00 November 15th, 2017|

Common Sense and the Common Good

The Founders’ gift does not demand much of us. As citizen-sovereigns, we need to exercise common sense and hold dear the common good. Little more is required of us in the system America’s founders designed. That is remarkable, even astonishing because for most of us common sense and caring about the common good

By | 2017-11-13T10:22:11+00:00 November 13th, 2017|

Reflections on Terrorism: Idiots in Paradise

Every time some Muslim bombs, beheads, shoots, runs over, and otherwise terrorizes the likes of us in New York, Paris, London, Madrid, Boston, Barcelona, San Bernardino, or any other Western city, the Euro-American ruling class asks whether he acted in concert with international organizations. Decades ago, it asked about connections with states. It

By | 2017-11-13T07:18:44+00:00 November 12th, 2017|