American Publius: Grant Reconsidered

Summing up the importance of Ulysses S. Grant is a daunting task, given his ascension to the American political scene followed the august statesmanship of Abraham Lincoln. Review of Grant by Ron Chernow (Penguin Press, 1,104 pages, $40) Any president who followed so closely upon the heels of our martyred 16th president

By | 2018-02-03T15:52:22+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|

Self-Government Not Climate at Issue in Paris Agreement

It’s time for a serious discussion about what just happened with the Paris Climate agreement. President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. participation was not only a fulfillment of his campaign promise and utterly predictable, it was his clear legal prerogative to do it. The Paris agreement was not a treaty; it was not

By | 2017-06-07T20:30:17+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|

Our Declaration of Independence from the Conservative Movement

American Greatness aims to be the leading voice of the next generation of American Conservatism. Divisions made evident during the 2016 Republican primaries made the need for a new journal of American conservatism undeniable. The soil of the conservative movement is exhausted. It needs fertilization, re-sowing, and diligent cultivation if it is to thrive again.

By | 2017-08-15T09:52:58+00:00 July 21st, 2016|