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by | Feb 28, 2021

In 1804, Thomas Jefferson wrote to the Ursuline Sisters to reassure them that the U.S. government would not violate their…

by | Feb 7, 2021

Love, wrote Wendell Berry, is what creates the world, and it is with love that we create whatever is good…

by | Feb 4, 2021

Sacramento “All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle,” wrote the city of San…

by | Jan 25, 2021

First Principles: What America’s Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country  Thomas E. Ricks…

by | Oct 1, 2020

As President John F. Kennedy implored of this country in 1961, “Ask not what your country can do for you,…

by | Sep 21, 2020

Saturday Happy Rosh Hashanah. That’s the Jewish New Year. And for us Jews in America in 2020, it’s likely a…

by | Jul 24, 2020

As the saying goes, “Be careful what you wish for.” For the past several weeks, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and…

by | Jul 7, 2020

I’m committing a bit of an analytical sin in this column, for which I’ll apologize. That sin being, of course,…

by | Jul 7, 2020

Presidential elections are typically contests between politicians with unambiguously positive views of the United States and competing ideas about how…

by | Jul 7, 2020

Help me with a provocative question. I’ve pondered; I’ve thought; I give up. The question: Why don’t the Chinese communists…

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