Congress cannot do the work of a real Congress, for a variety of reasons, none of which is remediable.
The apple of gold must be restored to its proper place, relative to the picture of silver. Without this restoration, our crisis of constitutionalism and all its attendant woes will continue.
The 1776 Report detailed how slavery, fascism, communism, racism, and identity politics are antithetical America’s founding principles and ideals.
For writers at Salon “liberal” signifies whatever they and their circle of groupies would like it to mean and has little attachment to historical reality.
Let’s put aside our intellectual particularities for now and, with the American people, rally ’round the America the founders gave us.
Somehow our elites tolerate a disregard for civic education. We need to do better.
Today, a small number of giant corporations have secured monopoly power over the primary means by which Americans exercise their free-speech rights. It’s time for change.
If blatant misinterpretations such as this are all that stand in the way of Claremont and the paleos making common cause, that should be easy enough to overcome.
Ordinary people, in their folkways and their local rule, are competent to pursue ordinary features of the common good in a sane and fair manner.
Some lessons from history and philosophy can help us think about our present crisis.
There are two ways to deal with global population trends; both have problems.
Exposing the fallacies of our erstwhile aristocrats.
Despite these modern progressives’ positions of privilege and systemic advantage, a new constitutionalist critique of progressivism prevents them from claiming final victory.
The decision to drop the bomb was founded on the conviction that a blockade and invasion of Japan would cause massive casualties.
Not everyone who calls himself an “American conservative” can also be called a friend of the founders.
In a regime of equality, excellence and superiority are allowed to thrive while the ordinary virtues of frugality, industry, piety, and fidelity are protected.
Forget Tokyo. What did you do yesterday that made the sun shine a little more dimly in your home, or a little brighter?
We need to rediscover the vocabulary of the founders if we are to make a success of a new vocabulary for a new Right.
For one thing, the argument isn’t new. It's partly rooted in the 14th Amendment.
When the founders took up the task of framing a new Constitution, they had to draw upon those principles of law and moral truths that were there—as they had to be—before the Constitution.