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Donald Devine is Senior Scholar at The Fund for American Studies in Washington, D.C. He served as President Ronald Reagan’s civil service director during the president's first term in office. A former professor, he is the author of ten books, including his most recent, “The Enduring Tension: Capitalism and the Moral Order”; and is a frequent contributor to The American Spectator.
by | Jan 24, 2022

Almost everyone in the intellectual debate over the future of American conservatism these days seems to recognize that the 17th-century English philosopher John…

by | Dec 11, 2021

It took almost a year, but media conspiracy theories about a right-wing attempt to overthrow U.S. democratic government on January…

by | Nov 13, 2021

I was lucky enough to see the beginnings of modern American conservatism in New York after a visit to my…

by | Oct 4, 2021

The Washington Post has a problem. How should it handle one of its most important leakers of inside government information —…

by | Sep 13, 2021

My first real experience with government bureaucracy was 60 years ago when I joined the U.S. Army Reserve. We were…

by | Aug 17, 2021

How the mighty expert civil service has fallen. Today, branded bureaucrats hardly come to the office, and when they do,…

by | Jul 31, 2021

President Joe Biden’s reckless trillions of dollars in spending and woke-socialist policies are preparing the way for a great conservative…

by | Jun 22, 2021

Journalist David Marcus presents an insightful picture of today’s divided conservative movement that cannot be ignored by serious thinkers on…

by | May 21, 2021

Many on the political right have sworn off mainstream media, even avoiding the more centrist practitioners of the genre. But…

by | Apr 11, 2021

Bracketing Easter and Passover, the Washington Post headline was meant to shock: “Religious membership in U.S. falls below 50%, poll…

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