Author Archives: Justin Raimondo

‘America First!’ Is Current Again

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

Diary of an Ex-Neocon

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

Who’s the Libertarian Now?

Gary Johnson is the anti-Ron Paul.

A Missed Opportunity For Libertarians

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

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.

The Dangers of Refugee Humanitarianism

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

Recanting the Libertarian Case Against Gay Marriage

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

Better Putin Than Weimar Russia

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

Koch Brothers: The Real Thing

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

JFK, Warmonger

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

Snowden Shrugged

Is the NSA whistleblower the ideal Ayn Rand hero?

Unequal Justice

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

The Libertarian Case Against Gay Marriage

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

Peace Out!

The antiwar Left made Obama president—and President Obama unmade the antiwar Left. …

Mr. Antiwar Republican

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

Seeing Reds

Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America, John Earl Haynes, Harvey Klehr, and Alexander Vassiliev, Yale University Press, 704 pages; and Alger Hiss and the Battle for History, Susan Jacoby, Yale University Press, 272 pages

Seeing Reds

Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America, John Earl Haynes, Harvey Klehr, and Alexander Vassiliev, Yale University Press, 704 pages; and Alger Hiss and the Battle for History, Susan Jacoby, Yale University Press, 272 pages

Bailout Blago

The governor was too honest for Washington.

American Omen

Garet Garrett knew where FDR’s policies—and Bush’s—would lead.

The Writing on the Wall

Mene mene tekel upharsin.

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