Volume I, Number 1, Fall 2000
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: In Defense of Constitutional DemocracyNew calls to abolish the Electoral College system are simple, appealing, and a threat to constitional government in the United States.
Reviews of Books
Steven F. Hayward: Gray Matter on Green AffairsReviews of Hard Green: Saving the Environment from the Environmentalists A Conservative Manifesto, by Peter Huber;
and Conservation Reconsidered, by Charles T. Rubin States' Rights and the Union: Imperium in Imperio, 1776-1876, by Forrest McDonald
and When in the Course of Human Events: Arguing the Case for Southern Secession, by Charles Adams
Ben Boychuk: Who's Sorry Now?A review of Feeling Your Pain: The Explosion and Abuse of Government Power in the Clinton-Gore Years, by James Bovard
and Sellout: The Inside Story of President Clinton's Impeachment, by David P. Schippers
Glenn Ellmers: Can We Talk?A review of The New Progressive Era: Toward a Fair and Deliberative Democracy, by Peter Levine
Ken Masugi: Did Tocqueville Understand America?A review of Democracy in America, by Alexis de Tocqueville; edited, translated, and with an Introduction by Harvey C. Mansfield and Delba Winthrop
Lucas E. Morel: Forced into Gory Lincoln RevisionismA review of Forced into Glory: Abraham Lincoln's White Dream, by Lerone Bennett
Charles R. Kesler: A New Birth of FreedomA review of A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War, by Harry V. Jaffa
Cum Dignitate Otium
Martha Bayles: Music, Philosophy, and Generation YA few reasons to be hopeful amidst the flotsam and jetsam of popular culture.
William F. Buckley, Jr.: Wine With LunchThe fruit of the vine can induce the fruit of benefaction, and who's opposed to that?