The ‘1619 Project’ is not just bad history, it is a danger to our national life, replacing the idea, goal, and reality of American unity with race-based obsessions.
If blatant misinterpretations such as this are all that stand in the way of Claremont and the paleos making common cause, that should be easy enough to overcome.
Understanding the origins of the administrative state goes a long way towards grasping how policy is really made today in American government
Despite these modern progressives’ positions of privilege and systemic advantage, a new constitutionalist critique of progressivism prevents them from claiming final victory.
Not everyone who calls himself an “American conservative” can also be called a friend of the founders.
In a regime of equality, excellence and superiority are allowed to thrive while the ordinary virtues of frugality, industry, piety, and fidelity are protected.
When the founders took up the task of framing a new Constitution, they had to draw upon those principles of law and moral truths that were there—as they had to be—before the Constitution.
The term “CINO” may be just what we need to sort the wheat from the chaff in political philosophy in America, just as “RINO” helps us understand American party politics.
When government pushes too hard against American liberty, there can be surprising limits to its power.
This July 4, let us remember the great civil rights movements that the Declaration of Independence inspired.
What are the pillars of the American idea?
According to some critics, American conservatives are confused about rights. Perhaps these critics are confused about the founders?
Progressivism’s victories are so pervasive and so extensive that Progressivism’s changes are barely recognized.
As Englishmen had become Americans, liberty and equality shifted from customs to rights, and slavery became a very peculiar institution indeed, a repellent anomaly in a world of freedom.