Conservatives

Young Americans for Folly

It was the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) convention of 1968, and a conservative civil war was in the process of erupting. A vocal faction […]

America 2.0

The government so carefully and brilliantly designed by the Framers and embodied in the Constitution is no more. Don’t believe me? Here is James Madison’s […]

Stupid Foreign Policy’s Futility

Yet another chapter in U.S. foreign policy’s history of ignorant, bloody, expensive, futile, counterproductive attempts to reshape foreign societies ended with Muqtada al-Sadr’s decisive victory […]

Thinking About Trump

Editor’s note: This essay appears in the Spring 2018 issue of the Claremont Review of Books. Reprinted by kind permission of the Claremont Institute.  Two months before the 2016 […]

The War on Wisdom

There is more knowledge available today than ever before in history. But few would argue people are wiser than ever before. On the contrary, many […]