History suggests it is our own War Party that bears watching.
At two concerts, signs of the decline in standards for how to behave in public
The appointees who matter and the the appointees who don’t.
Professor: Humanities faculty see their responsibility as destroying Tradition, not passing it on
The negative consequences of our overreaching will be borne by the people in the country that hard-liners claim to want to “help.”
It seems that several of the people who will be responsible for making policy in the next administration share the same obsession with Iran.
The U.S. already gives short shrift to and spends comparatively little on non-military responses to problems overseas, and putting former generals in top positions makes it likely that this won’t change for the better.
How the persecutorial left drives people into the arms of Donald Trump
A movie about a haunted Ouija board has surprising depth—until it falls apart.
A woman finds that the ‘good Christian’ contractor she hired was a dirtbag — but his ex-drunk, ex-druggie workmen are golden
Start with small Main Street projects that restore walkability.
Flynn’s preoccupation with Iran has a severe distorting effect on his thinking and his ability to analyze threats.
Words on the Street highlights the best writing on cities.
How a good editor can make all the difference
No U.S. interest is served by needlessly antagonizing another major power.
A new study says white cops aren’t more likely to shoot black suspects.
Or is that the wrong question?
At best, Trump has pointlessly antagonized Beijing.
How seemingly small changes in marriage disciplines for mercy’s sake can crash the entire concept
Time to ditch a concept that doesn’t make sense.
The U.S. took sides in a conflict in which it had little or nothing at stake, but the failure of that policy is not evidence of “retreat.”
The American Conservative announces Robert W. Merry as its new editor.
Clickbait site’s hit piece on Chip & Joanna Gaines exemplifies why so many people hate the liberal media
Mattis’ preoccupation with Iran means that alarmist claims about Iran from other members of the administration aren’t going to be countered by a more realistic view.
How a Swedish businessman with no diplomatic experience saved 100,000 from deportation to Auschwitz.
Mattis is extremely hawkish on Iran, and his selection bodes ill for the future of U.S. policy towards that country.