Article Archive

Remaking the World in the Neoconservative Image

What they advocate isn’t a foreign policy; it’s an ideological fixation.

April 18, 2018

In John Bolton, Trump Gains the Swamp

The idea that Bolton will help Trump beat back official Washington is absurd.

April 6, 2018

Ralph Peters: The Man Too Militaristic for Fox News

His American exceptionalism and anti-Putinism have left him in an awkward position.

March 26, 2018

Free Trade Shouldn’t Be a Litmus Test for Conservatism

That position has often been linked to the left, while protectionism has just as often been associated with the right.

March 7, 2018

Billy Graham: American Pastor With A Global Flock

The late evangelist’s mission to ‘save’ everyone allowed him to transcend partisan politics and draw widespread support.

February 22, 2018

Why the ‘Case Against Education’ Won’t Fly

Students may not be interested in their college studies, but they can’t survive without them.

February 20, 2018

An Old Paleocon Sets the Record Straight

Our moment has come and gone, despite Bill Kristol’s attempt to resurrect us as convenient bugaboos.

February 1, 2018

The Hypocrisy and Tyranny of ‘Who We Are’

Media elites decide what “we as a people” should or shouldn’t be. Who asked you?

January 23, 2018

Is the United Nations Anti-Semitic?

Evangelicals and neoconservatives certainly want us to think it is.

January 4, 2018

Right-wing Celebrities Play Fast and Loose With History

Forget Trump—Goldberg, Prager, and D’Souza muddle facts to sell books all the time.

December 27, 2017

Stop Trying to Make Small Government Happen

A proud Ron Paul voter explains why the battle against the state is all but lost.

December 11, 2017

Heritage Foundation + the War Industry: What a Pair

Conservative think tank considers Lockheed fixture for its next president.

November 30, 2017

Overstating the Importance of the Balfour Declaration

However Israel came to be it wasn’t because of a 67-word letter during WWI.

November 15, 2017

Why the Hush on Neoconservative Links to Trump Dossier?

The Washington Free Beacon: No ordinary ‘Republican ally.’

November 1, 2017

McCain’s Anti-Trump Broadside a Half-Baked Brief For Empire

What does “spurious nationalism” really mean?

October 20, 2017

Jonah Goldberg’s Flawed Litmus Test

Never-Trumper pokes at Roy Moore’s conservatism. Here’s what he gets wrong.

October 12, 2017

Who Are ‘The People’ Anyway?

Beware of those who claim to speak for today’s populist audience.

October 3, 2017

If Milo is New Face of American Right We’re in Trouble

All red meat and no substance makes for a vapid messenger.

September 20, 2017

No, It’s Not ‘Moral Relativism’ to Oppose Nuking North Korea

Warhawks wheel out an old, meaningless canard.

September 11, 2017

Why Today’s Conservatives Are Useless Debaters

They don’t have the grit nor guts to make coherent arguments.

August 23, 2017