Volume X, Number 3, Summer 2010
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: Did We Win?
Charles R. Kesler: The Stakes of ObamacareIts ill effects on health care, politics, and our character.
William Voegeli: Paul Ryan's RoadmapThe challenges ahead on the road to solvency.
Michael Nelson: The Case for the AcademiesWhere should America get her military officers?
Michael M. Uhlmann: Don't Fence Me InThe problem of presidential power.
Reviews of Books
Byron York: Teddy White's GhostA review of Renegade: The Making of a President, by Richard Wolffe; The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election, by Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson;
and Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime, by John Heilmann and Mark Halperin
Steven F. Hayward: Flights of FancyA review of The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris, by Peter Beinart
Denis Boyles: Spineless IntellectualsA review of The Flight of the Intellectuals, by Paul Berman The New Vichy Syndrome: Why European Intellectuals Surrender to Barbarism, by Theodore Dalrymple
James Kirchick: Win, Place, or Show?A review of The Strong Horse: Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations, by Lee Smith
Stephen Moore: The Cocktail Napkin that Changed the WorldA review of Econoclasts: The Rebels Who Sparked the Supply-Side Revolution and Restored American Prosperity , by Brian Domitrovic
Matthew J. Franck: Original IntentsA review of God and the Founders: Madison, Washington, and Jefferson, by Vincent Philip Muñoz
Joseph M. Knippenberg: The Prayers of PresidentsA review of Religion and the American Presidency: George Washington to George W. Bush , edited by Gaston Espinosa
Mackubin Thomas Owens: The Fog of WarA review of The American Civil War: A Military History, by John Keegan
Colin Dueck: Stuck in VietnamA review of From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1776 , by George C. Herring
George Mocsary: Monopoly of ViolenceA review of To Shake Their Guns in the Tyrant's Face: Libertarian Political Violence and the Origins of the Militia Movement, by Robert H. Churchill
Alonzo L. Hamby: Present at the CreationA review of Four Hats in the Ring: The 1912 Election and the Birth of Modern American Politics , by Lewis L. Gould; Remaking the Presidency: Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson, 1901-1916, by Peri E. Arnold; The Dilemma of Progressivism: How Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson Reshaped the American Regime of Self-Government, by Will Morrisey; Theodore Roosevelt, the Progressive Party, and the Transformation of American Democracy , by Sidney M. Milkis
Ken I. Kersch: A Friend to the UnionA review of John Marshall: Writings (Library of America), edited by Charles F. Hobson
James R. Stoner, Jr.: Neither Force Nor WillA review of Law and Judicial Duty, by Philip Hamburger;
Judges and Unjust Laws: Common Law Constitutionalism and the Foundations of Judicial Review, by Douglas Edlin;
and I Do Solemnly Swear: The Moral Obligation of Legal Officials, by Steve Sheppard
Douglas Kries: Medieval RenaissanceA review of The Legend of the Middle Ages: Philosophical Explorations of Medieval Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, by Rémi Brague, translated by Lydia G. Cochrane
Michael P. Zuckert: The Strauss Wars RevisitedA review of Straussophobia: Defending Leo Strauss and Straussians against Shadia Drury and Other Accusers, by Peter Minowitz
and Cloaked in Virtue: Unveiling Leo Strauss and the Rhetoric of American Foreign Policy, by Nicholas Xenos
John Davidson: Waiting for FidelA review of Gabriel García Márquez: A Life ,by Gerald Martin
Tevi Troy: Get HappyA review of The Politics of Happiness: What Government Can Learn from the New Research on Well-Being, by Derek Bok
Mary Eberstadt: Hear Me RoarA review of When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present, by Gail Collins
Martha Bayles: American Sex-ceptionalismWhat does Sex and the City show the world about America?
Mark Helprin: Hollow Talk in the South China Sea
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