civic culture/friendship

Our New Secessionists

Item 1: “People now marvel how it came to pass that he should have been selected as the representative man of any party. His . […]

The Ruling Class Hates You

I thought love trumps hate. That’s what I’ve been led to believe by an effusion of t-shirts, bumper stickers, and social media postings from the […]

I Love a Parade

After his Bastille Day visit last year with French President Emmanuel Macron, President Trump left with a new idea: to stage an American military parade […]

Trust No One, Especially Adam Schiff

Adam Schiff has been in government his entire life. The ranking Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence has worked as a prosecutor, […]

Telling Whoppers (Bigly)

In a rather odd and likely counterproductive foray into corporate partisanship, the venerable American fast food chain “Burger King” has created a video for social […]

Schumer’s Cynical Diversity Visa Gambit

Washington D.C. was practically in flames last week over President Trump’s now-infamous, though contested, remarks about desiring immigrants from certain countries over others. Politicians fell […]

The Impossible ‘Dreamers’

“Dreamers.” You hear so much about them. Who are they? Let’s not play word games. “Dreamers” are illegal aliens. Harsh but true. There are more […]

The Snowflakes’ Greatest Trick

The 19th-century poet Charles Baudelaire famously observed that “the loveliest trick of the devil is to persuade you that he does not exist.” A similar […]

DACA, the Wall, and the Deal

Earlier this week President Trump, in a masterful political move, invited some top congressional leaders to discuss immigration with him on live television at the […]