Defending ROTC Michael Nelson does a monumental job of focusing a lot of books about the service academies (including two of mine) into a finely-honed argument in his essay "The Case for the Academies" (Summer 2010). Now in my 24th year in the English Department at the United States Nav ...
The meaning of the midterms.
The long twilight strugglIf the owl of Minerva flies at dusk, then those electoral beat-downs offered a promising moment to take stock of neoconservatisme between idealism and pragmatism.
Cass Sunstein and the administrative state.
New light on religion in the American Founding.
A review of Plunder: How Public Employee Unions are Raiding Treasuries, Controlling Our Lives and Bankrupting the Nation, by Steven Greenhut
A review of The Sins of the Nation and the Ritual of Apologies, by Danielle Celermajer.
A review of The Servile Mind: How Democracy Erodes the Moral Life, by Kenneth Minogue.
A review of The Promise: President Obama, Year One, by Jonathan Alter.
A review of The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama, by David Remnick.
A review of A Nation Forged in War: How World War II Taught Americans to Get Along, by Thomas Bruscino.
A review of Church, State, and Original Intent, by Donald L. Drakeman.
A review of Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. The Supreme Court, by by Jeff Shesol.
A review of The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham: A Biography, by Selina Hastings.
A review of The Grand Jihad: How Islam and the Left Sabotage America, by Andrew C. McCarthy.
A review of Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America, by Jack Rakove.
A review of The Second Sex, by Simone de Beauvoir, translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier.
A review of From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In, by Jacob L. Vigdor.
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A review of American Politics, Then & Now: And Other Essays, by James Q. Wilson.
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A review of The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century, by Alan Brinkley.
A review of The Relentless Revolution: A History of Capitalism, by Joyce Appleby.
A review of Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic, by Michael Scammell.
Sixty-five years after Germany's campaign to exterminate the Jews, of the many countries in the world Israel is the only one repeatedly subjected to calls for its extinction