Article Archive

‘America First!’ Is Current Again

Bill Kauffman’s 1996 book holds lessons for the Trump era.

October 26, 2016

Diary of an Ex-Neocon

Scott McConnell once wrote for Commentary. Later he became a Buchananite and Obamacon.

August 15, 2016

Who’s the Libertarian Now?

Gary Johnson is the anti-Ron Paul.

July 7, 2016

A Missed Opportunity For Libertarians

Gary Johnson and Bill Weld used an hour of prime-time television to burnish their establishment credentials.

June 24, 2016

What the Oregon Standoff Is Really About

Forget the Bundys and “terrorism”—the real crime is what federal bullies do to ranchers like the Hammond family.

January 7, 2016

The Dangers of Refugee Humanitarianism

Inviting the world is not a cure for invading the world.

December 8, 2015

Recanting the Libertarian Case Against Gay Marriage

Same-sex relationships existing before political recognition doesn’t justify keeping them illegal.

July 2, 2015

Better Putin Than Weimar Russia

The current Russian regime is preferable to the reactionary chaos that would accompany its collapse.

January 6, 2015

Koch Brothers: The Real Thing

An inner look at the charisma, character, and hubris behind the Koch legacy

July 9, 2014

JFK, Warmonger

His foreign policy was worse than George W. Bush’s.

November 15, 2013

Snowden Shrugged

Is the NSA whistleblower the ideal Ayn Rand hero?

July 2, 2013

Unequal Justice

Under America’s two-tiered justice system, the crimes of elites go unpunished.

March 19, 2012

The Libertarian Case Against Gay Marriage

Marriage means divorce, alimony, and the division of property.

April 1, 2011

Mr. Antiwar Republican

The Political Principles of Robert A. Taft, Russell Kirk and James McClellan, Transaction, 243 pages

March 1, 2010

The Madness of John McCain

A militarist suffering from acute narcissism and armed with the Bush Doctrine is not fit to be commander in chief.

February 11, 2008

Robinson Jeffers: Peace Poet

A celebrated American bard, hailed by the critics as the bright shining …

December 17, 2007

AIPAC on Trial

The lobby argues that good Americans spy for Israel.

May 7, 2007

Hide and Seek with Scooter

In a court of law, everyone is entitled to the presumption of …

February 26, 2007

Cold Case

What happened to the anthrax investigation?

September 25, 2006

Hillary the Hawk

The Democrats’ Athena only differs from Bush on the details.

March 27, 2006