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by | Jun 20, 2022

Clocking in at 72 verses, Psalm 78 is one of the longest in the Jewish and Christian Psalters. At great length, it recalls the story of the Hebrew nation, focusing especially on the special, covenantal relationship between the Jewish people…

by | Jun 8, 2022

Tuesday p.m. I wish you could see how I live. It’s almost unbelievable. I am an old man, 77 years old, who walks slowly and unsteadily. But every day, in glorious, magnificent Los Angeles, I swim in my pool. In…

by | Apr 13, 2022

Sarah Palin is in the news again. Another way of saying this is that Alaska is in the news again. Palin is a case study for the media’s scant coverage of Alaska and other flyover states. Her well-known love for…

by | Jan 21, 2022

I’d like to start by talking about something my father said to me on my 50th birthday 27 years ago. Some of you will recall that my father, Herbert Stein, a noted economist from about around 1945 to 1999, was…

by | Jan 12, 2022

“The most dangerous pronoun discourse has nothing to do with gender identity. It’s the undefined ‘we’ in public policy debates that’s the problem.” These are the words of Richard Morrison, a research fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. Morrison identified…

by | Dec 14, 2021

Washington — He is alive! Norman Podhoretz is alive, and he agreed to an interview with the Wall Street Journal’s very perceptive Barton Swaim this weekend. He says that many of his peers are now deceased but not him, and…

by | Dec 14, 2021

I’m not sure if Fyodor Dostoevsky was thinking of Maria Sharapova when he wrote in The Idiot that “beauty will save the world.” But I am. The Miss America pageant turns 100 this week, and I can’t think of a…

by | Dec 11, 2021

Every month, my work takes me driving on country roads through the Amish country of eastern Ohio in Holmes, Coshocton, and Tuscarawas Counties. I look forward to it, except if the weather is bad and those roads pose a challenge….

by | Nov 30, 2021

We have gas stations now. We used to have service stations. These were places where you could buy gas and repairs. They had bays and racks and mechanics on hand to fix whatever was wrong with your car. Today, they…

by | Nov 25, 2021

What’s wrong with conservatism in 2021? Nothing … and everything.  Nothing is wrong with conservatism because, applied correctly, it works. The ideals of our nation’s Founding Fathers work, and those are what conservatism seeks to conserve. No fault can be…

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