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by | Aug 30, 2022

When I heard about the death of Mikhail Gorbachev, I sighed. He was one of the final remaining pivotal figures in the end of the Cold War: Gorbachev, Ronald Reagan, Pope John Paul II, Margaret Thatcher, Václav Havel, Boris Yeltsin,…

by | Aug 30, 2022

Mikhail Gorbachev, a communist to the end, died at 91 on Tuesday. “The Soviet collapse was not Mr. Gorbachev’s goal, but it may be his greatest legacy,” reads the Washington Post’s obituary. “It brought to an end a seven-decade experiment born…

by | Jul 30, 2022

The Donald Trump administration’s Schedule F proposal to make it possible to discipline and fire “tens of thousands of federal employees” — and the former president’s recent threat to reestablish it if reelected — shocked political Washington. But the pro-bureaucracy…

by | Jul 19, 2022

“Two visions of the world remain locked in dispute,” said President Ronald Reagan in July 1983. “The first believes all men are created equal by a loving God who has blessed us with freedom. Abraham Lincoln spoke for us…. The…

by | Jul 2, 2022

In one of his most moving speeches, President Ronald Reagan declared: “Freedom is never more than one generation from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected and handed on for…

by | Jun 11, 2022

I recently got an email from Albert, a longtime reader of this fine publication, regarding the “unconditional release” of would-be Reagan assassin John Hinckley, who spent decades confined to a mental institution for trying to kill the 40th President of…

by | May 21, 2022

Growing up in Albania, a country still suffering from the grave wounds inflicted by communism, it was easy to distinguish right-wing principles: love for God, family, community, country, respect for culture, tradition, and history, limited government, free markets, anti-communism, tolerance…

by | Apr 26, 2022

Trillion Dollar Triage: How Jay Powell and the Fed Battled a President and a Pandemic — and Prevented Economic Disaster, by the Wall Street Journal’s Chief Economics Correspondent Nick Timiraos, is a page-turning paean to Fed Chairman Powell and the central…

by | Apr 26, 2022

Washington — I do not go to the movies. Oh, I go to reruns of the The Godfather, The Godfather: Part II, and The Godfather: Part III; there was a Godfather: Part III, was there not? I got a little…

by | Mar 29, 2022

I’m not the first to point out that Hollywood has a “Hillbilly Problem,” namely its unapologetic depiction of “rednecks,” “white trash,” or other pejoratives for rural white Americans. After the 2016 election, Hollywood supposedly learned a lesson about its scorn…

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