Greatness Agenda

Gelato Populism: The Rise of Matteo Salvini

Having shown that a hardline stance against migrants can be implemented quickly and successfully and having won Italians over to the idea of a Europe of sovereign nations, the leader of Italy's Lega Party has positioned himself to complete the task of “making Italians” that began a century and a half ago. 

Republican Governors’ ‘Tolerance’ Will Kill Us All

Fixing this broken, immoral immigration system is one of the main reasons Donald Trump was elected. For the sake of the American people and the continuation of America as a truly unique, sovereign country, there really is no option for him but to succeed.

No Blood for Peace

We honor those who died in foreign lands, we honor those who died in Iraq, we honor honor itself by showing the world why we fight.

The Humpty Dumpty Fate of Post-Reagan Consensus

The bipartisan political consensus of the 32 post-Reagan years has been unmasked, debunked, and overthrown. The political establishment will require a long time to reconstruct itself after this re-enactment of the fate of Humpty Dumpty.

Trump Needs to Get Even Tougher on Immigration

In his inaugural address, President Trump declared that the American people "will no longer accept politicians who are all talk and no action." The easiest way for him to retain the White House is to get even tougher on immigration.

What Is Turkey To Us?

The best course for the United States and Russia is to recognize that their common interest in peace in the Mediterranean requires parallel measures to restrain Erdoğan.

The Deadly Cost of ‘Free’ Trade

A growing pile of studies and a growing pile of corpses show that the debate over trade—specifically trade with Red China—cannot be limited to a dissection of economic indices, profit and loss statements, and “increased shareholder value.”

Reasons to Be Wary of War Rhetoric

It’s imperative that the president knows his leash is short. The neoconservatives that have compounded the mess in the Middle East have torched their credibility and their usefulness. We won’t be fooled again.