First Principles

Kudzu and Equality

It may be a fool’s errand to claim the same ideals as those espoused by the Left but call for one’s own interpretation of them, as the theoretical and rhetorical kudzu continues to spread.


If I thought the paleoconservative appeal to tradition alone were sufficient to support all the policies sketched near the beginning of this article, I would submit to it cheerfully.

Conservatives in Name Only

The term “CINO” may be just what we need to sort the wheat from the chaff in political philosophy in America, just as “RINO” helps us understand American party politics. 

Where Have We Placed Our Faith?

Instead of worshipping at the feet of political elites and offering our own freedoms as sacrifice, we must place our faith in the almighty Creator once more. 

Confusion on the Right?

Wittingly or unwittingly, many voices on the Right are advancing the Progressives’ cause instead of truth, justice, and the American way.

The Promise of Freedom

We don’t need fuzzy platitudinous tweets about America from Republican politicians. What we need right now is what we might call “politics for adults.”

Of Rights and Laws 

It wasn’t just that the colonists believed they had a right to defend their property, their speech, and every other inherent right: they believed they had an obligation to defend them.