First Principles

Lessons from the Edge of Liberty

If Americans choose to fight the coming authoritarian leviathan, they should examine the history of other political movements and the resulting lessons learned at the edge of liberty and tyranny.

Until Lambs Become Lions

Right now, we are 80 million couch potatoes and keyboard warriors with rifles in our bedroom closets. This is not a force to be reckoned with.

Tearing Down Our Castles

Home and family, bulwarks of freedom and freedom-making in their turn, are hated by those who hate mankind and want to subject it to vast systems of social and political control.

Can the Truth Set us Free?

The history of speculation about truth has prominently included what we might call a school of impatience that, instead of trying to solve the problem, has endeavored to dismiss it.

Conservatives Must Read Marx

Popular conservative thinkers warn of the dangers of class warfare and everything-is-political thinking. But they can’t advise a subordinate class how to climb out of a pit.