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Kevin Portteus
Kevin Portteus is an associate professor at Hillsdale College, where he holds the Lawrence Fertig chair in politics.
by | Apr 19, 2013

THOSE WHO WORRY about the integrity of our southern border rarely pay attention to the economic conditions in Mexico. They ought to. The wave of Mexican migration is a recent phenomenon, beginning only in the 1970s. Few expressed concern about…

by | Mar 31, 2013

A FEW THOUGHTS about politics and an increasingly biased media in the weeks after Obama’s emergence as an openly leftist president—perhaps the first in U.S. history. Gun control seized the headlines early on, but it’s not a good issue for…

by | Mar 1, 2013

The holiday season found Washington largely emptied of its busybodies; the bureaucracies ticked along quietly with the high absentee rate customary at that time of year. No one back home noticed the difference. I have always thought that that is…

by | Feb 8, 2013

Daniel Pipes, one of our leading experts on Islam, established the Middle East Forum and became its head in 1994. He was born in 1949 and grew up in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His father, Richard Pipes, was a professor of Russian…

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