America's political-military elite consistently get the big ones wrong.
Because the South can no longer be taken for granted by Democrats, Democrats have moved to the right to maintain presidential viability.
Presidents use professors for their own purposes, not the other way around.
Allowing moral questions to become again a matter for reasoned public debate and common action.
Caution always has more to say than heedless "progress."
For all his celebration of human sympathy, Melville was not optimistic about the war's outcome.
Mencken could never quite bring himself to regard anything "fundamental" or "permanent" without chuckling.
A review of a The Ideas that Conquered the World: Peace, Democracy, and Free Markets in the Twenty-first Century, by Michael Mandelbaum
The book offers gripping descriptions of today's killing fields, but ultimately cannot formulate a reason why outsiders must intervene in them.
A review of Starr: A Reassessment, by Benjamin Wittes
Smith delivers a critical blow to our most precious freedom.
A review of Separation of Church and State, by Philip Hamburger.
A review of ThomInvestigating the radical, unprecedented divorce of church from state that the Court has decreed since 1947.as Jefferson and the Wall of Separation Between Church and State, by Daniel L. Dreisbach
A review of Narrowing the Nation'sThe lesson drawn by Judge Noon is that the Court should more or less abdicate its responsibility for enforcing the Constitution's limits. Power: The Supreme Court Sides with the States, by John T. Noonan,
A review of a Who Owns History? RethiFoner's themes are the politics of historical understanding and the relationship between the historian and his own world.nking the Past in a Changing World, by Eric Foner
A review of A Short History of the World, by Geoffrey Blainey
A review of Richard Rorty, by Alan Malachowski
A review of The Marriage Problem: How Our Culture Has Weakened Families, by James Q. Wilson
There are reasons to avoid conspicuous consumption that have nothing to do with the poor people starving in the Sahel.
Restoring conservatism to first principles.
The worst policy for the United States is to combine the unbridled tongue with the unready hand.
Reading, if you must, the American Political Science Review.
After her first meeting with Friedrich von Hayek, Margaret Thatcher reputedly said that she had found his observations fascinating, adding, "but he couldn't tell me what to do." Gerard Alexander's review of my book ("Interests Have Consequences, Too," Vol. III, No. 1), dr ...
Love, honor, and intrigue in 1930s Europe.
Forget the president's cabinet, look to his wardrobe.