Essays

The Tao of Jerry

Mr. Brown goes to Sacramento…again.

The Mirage of Enumerated Powers

Limited government rests ultimately on moral reasoning.

Thinking About the Unthinkable, Again

Reductions in nuclear arms make America less safe.

Unfriending Friendship

What we’ve lost in the age of Facebook.

Jefferson, Adams, and the American Future

What their lively correspondence reveals about our politics.

Providence and Democracy

Tocqueville’s alliance of religion and liberty.

Our Borders, Ourselves

Americans’ appetite for cheap labor and cheap drugs endangers Mexico.

A Handshake Across the Centuries

The European roots of Chinua Achebe’s postcolonial classic.

Ronald Reagan at 100

Honoring the Gipper’s principles and his resolve.

A Golf Story

What a round of golf reveals about today’s higher education.