Garland Tucker’s new book shows the right’s historical roots before Buckley, Goldwater, and Reagan.
How a Puritan metaphor became a call to global dominion
The Founding Fathers Guide to the Constitution, Brion McClanahan, Regnery, 262 pages
The president infamous for Teapot Dome knew that cutting government was the best way to end a depression.
How the Fed creates booms and busts
Commander in Chief: How Truman, Johnson, and Bush Turned a Presidential Power into a Threat to America’s Future, Geoffrey Perret, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 436 pages
Bully Boy: The Truth About Theodore Roosevelt’s Legacy, Jim Powell, Crown Forum, 336 pages
Klaus Gamber’s The Reform of the Roman Liturgy
From executive orders to undeclared wars, the White House has gone unchecked since long before George W. Bush.
The rise of Bushism wouldn’t have surprised Robert Nisbet.
Wilson’s War: How Woodrow Wilson’s Great Blunder Led to Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, and World War II, Jim Powell, Crown Forum, 341 pages
My book The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History has received far …
The Universal Hunger for Liberty: Why the Clash of Civilizations Is Not Inevitable, Michael Novak, Basic Books, 281 pages
Contrary to the conventional wisdom, American imperialism is, at its roots, a left-wing disorder rather than a conservative impulse.
The War for Righteousness: [Progressive Christianity, the Great War, and the Rise of the Messianic Nation, Richard M. Gamble, ISI Books, 306 pages]