Common Sense Conservatism is Really Just Pro-Americanism

Friends who voted for Hillary Clinton and friends who viewed her possible election with dread and foreboding have asked me to explain Donald Trump to them. Some have asked me if he is even a conservative. Many Trump supporters have tried to get me to agree that whatever Trump’s political persuasion may be the people

By | 2017-02-27T13:21:34+00:00 February 27th, 2017|

What Today’s Conservatives Get Wrong About Flag Burning

“Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag,” President-elect Donald Trump asserted this week in a tweet. He speculated further that “perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail” might be the appropriate penalty. His opinion sparked predictable outrage, in part because of the alleged harshness of his proposed penalties, but primarily due to

By | 2016-12-02T01:53:19+00:00 December 1st, 2016|