The renewal of American life is not going to be administered from the top down, writes Wilfred M. McClay in the Spring 2010 issue of the Claremont Review of Books.
Eloquent promises about how government can be expanded to the benefit of all while taxes are increased only for a very few are setting off alarms, writes William Voegeli in the Spring 2010 issue of the Claremont Review of Books
In characterizing the recent U.S.-Iraq agreement as a "constitutional farce," Bruce Ackerman overly minimizes the place of "sole executive agreements" in American constitutional law, writes Tom Karako, director of programs for the Claremont Institute. The agreement in question appears far less controversial than Ackerman suggests when considered in light of presidents' constitutional diplomatic powers as historically practiced.
The History News Network conferred the honor.
is well-known for its staunch defense of Presidential leadership in the face of opposition. So too should young Abraham Lincoln be for his 1839 Subtreasury speech.
Inviting examination of the noun and the number, as well as the content, a leading GOP presidential candidate lays his themes on the line this week. Let's do it.
Tonight’s debate on MSNBC
was made for sound bites rather than rational discourse, but there it is, with so many candidates to consider.
In Riverside yesterday, the former Massachusetts governor stressed his determination to meet foreign and domestic challenges, frequently expressing his faith in the goodness of the American people.
Of course, Americans are free to consider anything they wish when presented with presidential candidates, but things have changed since the last time a Mormon sought our nation's highest office.
Frank Pastore, a staunch pro-lifer and currently backing Mitt Romney for President, can't resist proclaiming Romney's Mormon faith is a cult. Ah, but "By their fruits ye shall know them."
Two conservatives from First Things take their disagreement to OpinionJournal and assess the Bush Administration, exhibiting quite distinct political expectations.
Despite much huffing and puffing, Congressional Democrats have done nothing to lay a hand on President Bush's Iraq policy.
Between Rep. John Murtha outsmarting himself and other House Democrats trying to make the best of a bad situation, attempts to limit President Bush in Iraq have stalled.
When we celebrate Presidents' Day, we wrongly elevate mediocre presidents to the level of our greatest ones, Washington and Lincoln.
The long-standing and recurrent interest in Abraham Lincoln, whose 198th birthday we celebrate today, is on display in Redlands this month, site of a Lincoln Memorial Shrine.
What leading media call "squabbling," even "stifled" and "tired" Senate debate, is really an effort by Republicans to prevent Democrats from abandoning Iraq.
The President's State of the Union speech tonight was politically adroit and strategically sound. Both are necessary but the media filter (blocker?) renders even the best speech problemmatical.
Senior fellow Thomas G. West writes on the illuminating differences between two of America's most important conservative scholars.