When the world no longer speaks meaningfully to us, we shout into the void and pretend the echoes come from on high.
Weekend Long Read
Are we two peoples and two regimes occupying the same country?
A five-year effort to psychoanalyze and pathologize Donald Trump and his supporters bore fruit on January 6. But it won’t end there.
Marxism, innately, requires an oppressor to push back against. With Donald Trump out of office, expect the definition of “oppressor” in America to continue to expand.
America First populists currently siloed in several parties should give Biden the unity he wants good and hard by moving into the Democratic Party and voting en bloc.
Our conservative friends are free to dislike Donald Trump’s policy answers. But they need to recognize the very real reasons why Trump became a political phenomenon in the first place.
A movement that once sought to bring the counterculture into the government has now, instead, become integrated within it.
Leftism has become the cultural hegemony. Reactionaries, due to these conditions, are now the outsiders looking in, while most leftists are protecting the system from its own dissent.
Publius’ case for the Constitution depends crucially upon connecting honor and republicanism, upon vindicating “the honorable title of republic.”
The demands of statesmanship coincide with a philosophic respect for truth, and it is almost impossible to be a statesman at our late date without possessing philosophic or at least genuine wisdom.
Without the natural right principles of the founding, the nation has no future but dissolution and anarchy.
The Golden State’s progressive feudalists have one fatal weakness: They are wrong. The fundamental premises they use to justify their actions are flawed.
For 20 years, the United States has engaged in a series of policy failures in space that weakened our presence there and inspired our rivals. We need a total reassessment of U.S. space policy.
The habit of liberal accommodation has precipitated a crisis in what one used to be able to call, without apology, manly self-confidence.
Critics of the president's first term have focused excessively on his rhetoric instead of his actions. A review of actual foreign policy actions in the context of American history allows a more balanced perspective.
Is the leftist dream now within reach? If President Trump loses, we will find out.
America’s destiny can be to remain a leader and an example to the world, while caring for its own citizens in a way that doesn’t alienate the world, but inspires other nations to do the same.
It’s minute 14 for Robin DiAngelo, and the clock is ticking. Perhaps it’s time for her to bank those royalties, cash those speaker-fee checks, and fade out of the public consciousness.
Through his work, Welles revelled in the game of concealment and illumination but, in the end, reveals it to be more than just a silly game.
For two years, as Robert Mueller tried and failed to find evidence of a criminal conspiracy, NeverTrump Republicans tended to the right flank of the Trump-Russia collusion front. But their role in pushing the hoax went much deeper.