First Principles

Iconoclasts and Tories

Let’s put aside our intellectual particularities for now and, with the American people, rally ’round the America the founders gave us.

Getting Right With the Founders

If blatant misinterpretations such as this are all that stand in the way of Claremont and the paleos making common cause, that should be easy enough to overcome.

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.