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by | Feb 26, 2014

Rod Dreher claims to understand that populist movements only have to be “credible,” not “flawless,” though I’m skeptical he even holds that position. He writes at the American Conservative: [Tea Party groups] have failed to appeal beyond a hard core,…

by | Feb 24, 2014

I assume Rand Paul has the sense not to take political advice from The Nation, but in case he doesn’t, he and other Republican presidential contenders should consider the following suggestions. Yes, writer John Nichols is right: The GOP should…

by | Feb 19, 2014

Rod Dreher calls attention to a physicist, Vlatko Vedral, who claims that the origin of the laws of nature can be explained scientifically: We believe in one method of understanding the ultimate, secure truth: the scientific method. Vedral rejects the…

by | Feb 17, 2014

Last week, the Ohio House approved a bill that would reduce the period of early voting, currently set at 35 days before Election Day. The Ohio bill is part of the ongoing debate over extending or curbing early voting. Last month, the Presidential…

by | Feb 11, 2014

Sen. Rand Paul, a frontrunner for the Republican presidential nominee in 2016, feels compelled to square his “libertarian” sentiments with his conservatism. “Libertarian does not mean libertine,” Paul said, addressing the American Principles Projects last Wednesday. He clarified what he…

by | Feb 11, 2014

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) will likely become chairwoman of the Senate Energy Committee, a position that will play an uncertain role in her reelection campaign. Landrieu’s seat is in one of three states currently rated as toss-ups in 2014—the other…

by | Feb 7, 2014

Is immigration reform the Obamacare of vulnerable, incumbent Republicans in 2014? Just as incumbent Democratic senators up for reelection this year have been distancing themselves from the president and the travesty that has become Obamacare, immigration reform may pose a…

by | Feb 6, 2014

Creationist Ken Ham urged Bill Nye “to define terms correctly” in their recent debate over evolution. Here is Ham’s problem with the current terms: [Evolutionists] use the same word science for observation and historical science. They arbitrarily define science as…

by | Feb 4, 2014

Are conservatives really just classical liberals? Michael Davis considers the possibility that traditionalist icons like C.S. Lewis and Chesterton may actually be liberal, and cites this passage from Lewis’s “Membership”: I believe in political equality. But there are two opposite…

by | Jan 31, 2014

I agree with Professor J.W. Powell that the modern bachelor’s degree has been diluted—but for different reasons. For Powell, students concentrating solely on their major graduate with a parochial understanding of the world. While General Education attempts to counteract the narrowness…

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