Author Archives: Paul Gottfried

Stop Throwing Around the ‘Socialist’ Label

It doesn’t do justice to the politically correct radicalism of today.

‘English Only’ is a Distraction, Not a Solution

We all care about American culture. But forcing people to speak our language isn’t the way to preserve it.

In Rare Form, Hollywood Debates Morals Without Moralizing

Ten years ago, “Doubt” went against type and delivered a study in subtlety and nuance that left this writer pleasantly guessing.

Remaking the World in the Neoconservative Image

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

In John Bolton, Trump Gains the Swamp

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

Ralph Peters: The Man Too Militaristic for Fox News

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

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.

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.

Why the ‘Case Against Education’ Won’t Fly

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

An Old Paleocon Sets the Record Straight

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

The Hypocrisy and Tyranny of ‘Who We Are’

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

Is the United Nations Anti-Semitic?

Evangelicals and neoconservatives certainly want us to think it is.

Right-wing Celebrities Play Fast and Loose With History

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

Stop Trying to Make Small Government Happen

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

Heritage Foundation + the War Industry: What a Pair

Conservative think tank considers Lockheed fixture for its next president.

Overstating the Importance of the Balfour Declaration

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

Why the Hush on Neoconservative Links to Trump Dossier?

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

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

What does “spurious nationalism” really mean?

Jonah Goldberg’s Flawed Litmus Test

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

Who Are ‘The People’ Anyway?

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

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