Hunter Baker Archives - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
by | Jan 30, 2013

Immigration is heating up again as a political issue with the second term president and others discussing possible answers to the low level chaos which currently characterizes the movement of workers between Mexico and the United States.  The basic outlines…

by | Dec 2, 2009

It’s the end of the semester.  A degree of giddiness creeps in. My students and I have been working through the political systems of a variety of nations.  Yesterday, we talked about China.   China is a wonderful subject because…

by | Nov 10, 2009

Political calculus.  Yikes.   Let’s just spell that last part out.  The political calculus is that the more voters can be made dependent on government, the greater the number of them who will support the statist party.  Tocqueville, where are…

by | Nov 9, 2009

Houston readers, I’ll be doing a book signing for The End of Secularism Tues, Nov. 10 at Houston Baptist University in the university art gallery.  Come see me, won’t you?   And hey, I’m not J.K. Rowling, come with or…

by | Nov 5, 2009

Machiavelli’s succinct and semi-diabolical advice to the prince is one of the most enduring works of political philosophy in the world. This man, writing in a time roughly contemporaneous with the Reformation, was less concerned with seeking the will of…

by | Oct 20, 2009

I have watched with deepening dismay as the American left has increasingly embraced a political strategy which aims to keep people on their side by creating fear over the consequences of NOT being with them. Example: Robert Bork was a…

by | Oct 14, 2009

And he does it for the Washington Times.  Thank you, Jim. Money clip: Early in “The End of Secularism,” Hunter Baker of Houston Baptist University talks about his religious awakening. He came to believe that if the God of the…

by | Oct 13, 2009

A wonderful analysis by Bill Whittle of Pajamas Media.  

by | Oct 9, 2009

My friend Ben Domenech has an extremely provocative piece up at his website The New Ledger (which you should check out for some really top notch features).  The topic is conservative advocacy organizations and think tanks.  Domenech thinks they are…

by | Oct 1, 2009

My father has worked continuously as an engineer since the 1960’s, first as a chemical engineer with the Monsanto corporation and more recently as part of the missile defense effort.   After the White House began paring back missile defense…

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