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by | Nov 19, 2022

“I don’t own this job. Anybody who wants to run for it can feel free to do so,” Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday. “I’m not in any way offended by having an opponent or having a few votes…

by | Nov 19, 2022

“For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. A time to be born and a time to die.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1) Abraham Lincoln and other future-minded Whigs recognized this in 1854 when they created the Republican…

by | Sep 15, 2022

On Tuesday, the third U.S.-based National Conservatism Conference — “NatCon 3” — wrapped up here in Miami. It was the second straight National Conservatism Conference held in Florida and the largest NatCon conference yet; overall, there have now been three…

by | Sep 8, 2022

Last week, this column focused on the eye-opening recent revelations from Missouri and Louisiana’s ongoing lawsuit that exposes the depth and breadth of the collusion between the Biden regime and the oligarchs of Big Tech. Those lightly redacted documents, made…

by | Jul 16, 2022

Language is linked with thought. We talk about the things we think about. Thought is private. Others can only guess what we are thinking until we reveal our thoughts by speaking them or writing them down. Oppressors control speech in…

by | May 13, 2022

A principle of reference in every political performance and in every marital argument: having your reasons does not necessarily mean you are being reasonable. Of course, Republicans have reason enough to go to war with Disney, but war against the…

by | Mar 22, 2022

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson adamantly denied Sen. Josh Hawley’s forceful attack that she “has a pattern of letting child porn offenders off the hook” at her confirmation hearing Tuesday. “As a mother and a judge who has had…

by | Feb 19, 2022

“In an unjust society the only place for a just man is in prison,” said the writer Henry David Thoreau. That is increasingly true in Canada, where critics of its COVID restrictions can be thrown in jail for peaceful protests….

by | Feb 4, 2022

Last week in the Atlantic, David Graham took aim at smart conservative politicians who play dumb. He declares at the beginning of his piece, “This is the age of smart politicians pretending to be stupid.” As evidence, he mainly cites…

by | Nov 18, 2021

Over the past four years, a loosely organized group of wonkish college students, disgruntled journalists, exhausted political operatives, and a couple of heterodox public figures have denounced the lack of conviction from the conservative establishment. They call themselves populists, post-liberals,…

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