First Principles

Explaining Conservatism

The next time a liberal or left-wing friend or relative asks you what conservatives stand for, say "liberty"—especially
free speech.

The Thinnest Veneer of Civilization

We are in a great experiment in which regressive progressivism discounts all the institutions and methodologies of the past that have guaranteed a safe, affluent, well-fed and sheltered America. 

Constitution Day Blues

If we want to make Constitution Day great again, we need to recommit to the right of consent of the governed and get back to amending our charter in due course.

American Church

America is no longer like that place where old Frenchmen gathered on a frigid Sunday morning to pray. It is, here and there, like the church with its head cut off but still regretting the operation.

Do You Have a DP?

Ronald Reagan knew who he was, who made the world, who created order and freedom in it, and, especially after the attempted assassination, that God had a distinct plan for his own life.

An America First Family Policy

Instead of pouring money into other countries or hiring 87,000 new, armed IRS agents to kick down the doors of the American middle class, we should look at funding and strengthening the family.