The last thing George W. Bush wanted was to become a foreign policy president.
Wimps & Barbarians As a young man raised in a Christian, conservative, and military family, I have been schooled in what Terrence Moore has described as manliness ("Wimps & Barbarians: The Sons of Murphy Brown" Winter 2003). The greatest shock to me, however, having been around ...
The truth about the Southern Strategy.
The demise of the happy warrior.
Settling for Mr. Right Now.
A review of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America, by Allen C. Guelzo
A review of Reagan: A Life in Letters, edited by Kiron K. Skinner, Annelise Anderson, and Martin Anderson
Lou Cannon is our most trustworthy source on Ronald Reagan, whether we agree with all his judgments or not.
A review of Useful Idiots: How Liberals Got It Wrong in the Cold War and Still Blame America First, by Mona Charen
A review of Cuba Confidential: Love and Vengeance in Miami and Havana by Ann Louise Bardach
A review of The Slavery Debates, 1952-1990: A Retrospective by Robert W. Fogel
Assessing the legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois.
A review of Homosexuality and Civilization, by Louis Crompton
A review of History of American Political Thought, edited by Bryan-Paul Frost and Jeffrey Sikkenga
A review of The American Founding and the Social Compact edited by Ronald J. Pestritto and Thomas G. West
A review of James Madison, by Garry Wills and James Madison and the Future of Limited Government, edited by John Samples
A review of John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy by Evan Thomas
Examining the shelved Morgenthau Plan and the man behind it.
Patton was a great man despite his indiscretions, rather than a small one because of them.
To counter feminist arguments, women must defend not choice but nature.
What makes for good teachers and good teaching?
Steinberg reveals that there is nothing transparent about the admissions process of selective academic institutions.
A review of Launching Liberalism: On Lockean Political Philosophy by Michael P. Zuckert
A new edition of an old book that corrects the most egregious modern theories of presidential leadership.
Ingraham's great political divide is the Elites vs. "We the People".
Darwinian conservatism can at least provide a scientific account of the moral and political nature of human beings.
Darwinism's success was due as much to aggressive public relations as it was to any scientific evidence.
Dismantling the fact/value dichotomy.
A review of Liberty, Wisdom, and Grace: Thomism and Democratic Political Theory, by John P. Hittinger
Canavan is a man you would wish to know, for the betterment of your soul no less than of your mind.
There is no effort to connect the dots when it comes to pervasive and growing anti-Catholicism.
Examining the life and works of Flannery O'Connor.
Bemoaning the state of higher education.
A response from Pierre Manent.
Robert Reilly's seeks music's natural law in Surprised by Beauty.