Why aren’t we challenging our cozy assumptions that things can’t get worse?
This is why men can’t talk about their fathers. Our reverence cuts too close to the very core of who we are as men.
If there is hope to be found, a significant portion of that hope must lie with America’s fathers. Fathers like those who taught their sons and daughters to carry on.
In Bostock, the Supreme Court has taken the fateful step to assert that a common word, vital to social relations, can mean whatever anyone wants it to mean.
Intelligence invests in illusion when the need for illusion is deep.
We ruin reputations, we tear down monuments to our flawed benefactors, we destroy lives with a glee and a certitude that would make the old inquisitors blush.
Everything unique to an individual, whether physical things or rights of conscience or data, belong to the individual. A government created out of the consent of the governed that fails to protect these rights is an unjust government.
Leftists fear an empowered citizenry that can do things without the pre-approval of liberal bureaucrats.
The hypocrite is not the person who says one thing and does another. He is the play-actor, the man or woman who puts on a show of righteousness, to fool himself first of all, because he is his own favorite audience.
The “1619 Project” is a genuine and instructive exercise in “fascist attitudes and activity” as described by Mussolini.
The tech industry and its advocates may not think this debate should happen, but lawmakers certainly do.
Why won’t Michigan’s legislature—the political branch that most represents Michiganders—embrace its role in the state’s constitutional system?
You are being gaslit, but not by a sociopathic manipulator. Instead, the growing psychic pressure is the constricting consensus of an increasingly popular fabricated reality. You are on the business end of a casual conspiracy of complicity.
States and their interests, both cultural and historical, to recall Charles de Gaulle, are eternal. They do not, and will never, take a backseat to ideology of any sort. Including our own.
The litigious Michigan legislature has endorsed the idea that the courts alone can save Michiganders from Governor Whitmer’s grip. This is a lie.
When the only seemingly possible solution is using the power of the government to crush those who disagree, it is time to rethink the entire paradigm.
Self-evident truths are the foundation of common sense realism; for Thomas Reid, common sense is the human faculty which enables us to grasp self-evident truths.
Someone may say we ought to live in open sewers, because filth and disease are subversive; or that we ought to cut ourselves with razors, because razors are edgy. What response can you give to him? He has placed himself outside of moral reasoning entirely.
The United States of America was indeed started in slavery, but it was founded in freedom.
Nikole Hannah-Jones and the New York Times peddled bogus history as fact. Instead of being repudiated, they just won the most prestigious award in journalism.