Disruptive Politics in the Trump Era: Yuval Levin or Victor Davis Hanson?

The crucial question for the American Right today, as it has been for at least 60 years, is: What is the nature of its confrontation with modern liberalism? Is it a policy argument over how to achieve the common goals of liberal democracy? Are we working to expand liberty, equality, and prosperity for

By | 2017-12-16T09:27:57+00:00 December 15th, 2017|

The Flight 93 Decade

Last fall, current Deputy Assistant to the President Michael Anton set off a firestorm with a pro-Trump essay titled "The Flight 93 Election." Anton argued that the election of Hillary Clinton was so threatening to America that she could be likened to the terrorists who took control of the doomed 9/11 Flight 93, intending

By | 2017-12-14T08:34:14+00:00 December 12th, 2017|

Fake Truth

­The most effective way for the media to have refuted Donald Trump’s 24/7 accusations of “fake news” would have been to publish disinterested, factually based accounts of his presidency. The Trump record should have been set straight through logic and evidence. So one would think after a year of disseminating fake news aimed

By | 2017-12-12T09:57:59+00:00 December 11th, 2017|

The Swamplarkers’ Dirt Purge

Reveling in my freedom in our Age of Communications Revolution, I found myself rummaging through the bowels of YouTube (best not to say for what). In the process, I discovered an exotic foreign past time: “mudlarking.” Pursued in a nation purporting to be a United Kingdom, properly licensed royal subjects amble along the

By | 2017-12-11T10:59:25+00:00 December 10th, 2017|

Baby It’s Dumb Outside

Isn’t it enough that the Always Correct Left has created an environment where we, in our gender fluidity, are now constantly and carefully dodging a minefield of emotional triggers? No. In recent years, a segment of the conservative population has begun to adopt the Left’s habit of subjectively “reading into” most any situation

By | 2017-12-09T12:37:49+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Good Taste Returns to the White House this Christmas

Though the hate-filled press would like you to think otherwise, this Christmas we have witnessed a return to a classic sense of style at the White House. The much-discussed Trump Christmas decor has contributed to this proper and appropriate appreciation of style which—as opposed to fashion—is timeless. Adam Flusser, the master

By | 2017-12-10T11:31:02+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Pence-Weinstein Phenomenon Exposes Contradictions of Feminism

Time has bestowed its “Person of the Year Award” to “the silence breakers”—those who, according to USA Today, “triggered a #MeToo national outcry over sexual harassment.” This #MeToo campaign is a peculiar thing to behold. First, so many of the men who have been accused of sexual improprieties are left-leaning men, while their

By | 2017-12-08T13:01:06+00:00 December 8th, 2017|

Liberal Hatred of Hillsdale is Really Hatred of Self-Government

The Frederick Douglass statue at Hillsdale College. Visit the Hillsdale College website and the first thing you see is a quote from President Larry P. Arnn: “Hillsdale offers an education designed to equip human beings for self-government.” Scroll down a little further and discover a whole section dedicated to the importance of “elevating

By | 2017-12-07T17:34:00+00:00 December 7th, 2017|