As the recent controversies over Supreme Court justices illustrate, that body — indeed the judiciary as a whole — has become far more important than the Founders intended.
Will we learn from the lessons of the past and reject sacrificial revolution at its infancy or take the long, sad path of ignorant repetition?
The faith-based society or theocracy that the Left wants is one of secular humanism.
Religious belief in worldly things is a feature, not a bug of modern liberalism.
John Hay’s life offers a glimpse of what love of country looks like. If we cannot understand it, we truly are aliens and vagabonds upon the earth.
Feelers, as opposed to thinkers, can’t get beyond themselves, and far from welcoming discourse with others, they are conversation-killers.
The opposite of “conservative” is not “liberal” but ephemeral.
What remedy do democratic systems provide for a corrupt and tyrannical people?
If elected representatives and party establishments fail to respond to an angry electorate, found in both parties, the politics of the street can be expected.
In the spirit of a new consensus, let us rethink the importance of our institutions and recommit to fortifying them.
A civilization that vilifies and dismisses religion and traditional morality would be a dark one—in truth, it would be no civilization at all.
It takes a great deal of effort and a great deal of time to make a decent society. But it takes little effort and little time to destroy a society.
The revolution long since destroyed the original American Republic in the minds, hearts, and habits of a critical mass of citizens. So now what?
The further we as a people drift from the Founders’ idea of equality, the nearer we come to being a once-free people who have lost our liberty.
Opposition to the degrading ethos of proceduralism is precisely why Trump was elected and has the support he has.
We know for certain that right now, the late Supreme Court justice knows the truth of abortion, a truth she assiduously avoided in her professional life.
This crisis is acute, and the hour is late. Like our forebears, we aim both to conserve and reform our institutions in light of enduring principles of justice.
Today’s anti-racists share in common the zeal of yesterday’s temperance advocates. For the fundamental evil of reformist revolutionaries is certainly not being drunk on alcohol but rather being drunk on power.
What happens when a formerly Christian nation forgets the reality of sin and our desperate need of grace?
Do not accept words, or redefinitions of words, that end up putting your worldview down or at a disadvantage.