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F.H. Buckley
F.H. Buckley
F.H. Buckley is a Foundation Professor at George Mason School of Law and the author of The Way Back: Restoring the Promise of America in an Age of Diminishing Expectations (forthcoming April 2016, Encounter Books).
by | Aug 2, 2019

In the revival of interest in nationalism, it’s important to learn of its limits, and in particular the American nationalist must reject chauvinism, imprudence, and injustice. Against Chauvinism The American nationalist is proud of his country. But he should guard…

by | Jul 23, 2019

Nationalism is big these days among conservatives. Only I’m not sure if they know what that means. American nationalism must be liberal, multicultural, and fraternal. That is its logic and why it is benign. The icons of American nationhood are…

by | May 28, 2019

In case you haven’t been listening, we’re supposed to be in the middle of a constitutional crisis. That’s what Nancy Pelosi and Jerry Nadler are telling us, and it’s all because Donald Trump and Bill Barr are refusing to submit…

by | May 17, 2019

President Trump’s presser on his immigration bill was great news, and for me a matter of a little pride. I had briefed Jared Kushner on the Canadian merit system for legal immigration, and when Trump plugged my 2016 book, The…

by | May 8, 2019

What do you call a country where the police and the intelligence agencies spy on an opposition party? Russia? Because that’s what we’ve become, and the question is what should be done about it. For the last two years the…

by | Jun 14, 2018

What’s the take-away from the Inspector-General’s Report about Comey and the FBI? The left is going to spin it as a vindication of their narrative. The New York Times even let Comey write an op-ed claiming the report backs him. That’s…

by | Jun 8, 2018

Justin Trudeau plays host at the G-7 meeting in Quebec on Friday, and there he’ll meet Donald Trump. I’d love to be a fly on the wall and hear what they say about the tariffs on Canada we announced last…

by | May 26, 2018

Do you remember the story of the dog in the manger? It’s an old Greek myth. A dog lies in the manger, surrounded by hay. The dog can’t eat hay. Only horses eat hay. But the dog won’t let the…

by | Mar 2, 2018

In the second grade, a boy attacked my teacher. Ms. F ended up with a cut lip (she had braces) and bruised ego, hair askew. The Troubled Kid ended up out of the class, but that wasn’t until after a…

by | Feb 2, 2018
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