A Tale of Two Kinds of White Racists (Not to Mention those of Other Hues)

Elsewhere on our site, Ken Masugi writes about Donald Trump’s impressive speech last week in Milwaukee which, in addition to addressing the important question of law and order, also did not flinch from the question of Republicans and race. When Trump has not been accused actually of being a despicable racist, he’s accused instead of seeking deliberately to appeal to […]

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Overheard Somewhere in Ohio: The Little Hamlet and the Global Village

  Boy: Grandpa, I don’t understand what I see on TV. People seem angry. Why are people saying terrible things about one another? Old Man: I don’t know for sure, my boy. It’s an election year. And for some people not everything is going well. And when that happens people become angry. It’s part of […]

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Weigel Gets It Right In “God & Brexit”

george weigel god and brexit is biblical religion necessary for free government

George Weigel sees a cautionary tale in Europe that Americans would be wise to heed.  Referencing German scholar, Ernst-Friedrich Boeckenfoerde he notes “that the modern liberal-democratic state faced a dilemma: It rested on the foundation of moral-cultural premises—social capital—that it could not itself generate. Put another way, it takes a certain kind of people, formed by a […]

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Death of the Reagan Revolution

What would Ronald Reagan do? That has been the question—actual or implied—on the lips of every Republican for the last 30 years. From the squishiest RINO eager to curry favor with a skeptical base to the conservative stalwarts who can quote Hayek, Chambers, Buckley, and Goldwater from memory, the question has been the same. What […]

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300 Sauces and 1 Religion

  An Islamist named Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhel drove a truck into a crowd watching fireworks and celebrating Bastille Day on July 14. There were children and women among the 84 people mercilessly cut down as Bouhel screamed “Allahu Akbar!” Many more were injured. This came on the heels of the deaths of 130 people last […]

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