Daniel Oliver

Daniel Oliver is Chairman of the Board of Education and Research Institute and Senior Director of White House Writers Group in Washington, D.C. In addition to serving as Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission under President Ronald Reagan, he was Executive Editor and subsequently Chairman of the Board of National Review. Email Daniel Oliver at [email protected]

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The Popular High School Textbook That Writes Off Conservatives

American Pageant trumpets Democratic presidents while sneering at Trump and ignoring Republicans.
Daniel Oliver November 21, 2019

Democrats: Back to Being the ‘Amnesty and Abortion’ Party

Their left-leaning primary debates could turn the eventual nominee into another George McGovern.
Daniel Oliver August 1, 2019

Explosive Politics? You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

Expect the new Democratic majority to keep lighting the fuse.
Daniel Oliver November 10, 2018

Schadenfreude and the New York Times

The Gray Lady's reaction to Trump's election borders on parody.
Daniel Oliver November 22, 2016

Extra! Pope Denies Henry VIII Late Checkout. Crisis Looms.

Episcopalians, Roman Catholics, Protestants, and Jews: friends at last—for a while.
Daniel Oliver June 11, 2015

Would the U.S. Go to War for Lithuania?

Russia's encroachments past its borders are revealing the limits of NATO's pledges of mutual defense.
Daniel Oliver March 5, 2015

Republican Social Justice?

Arthur Brooks tries to add a new layer of varnish to an old GOP agenda.
Daniel Oliver March 11, 2014

A Valentines Day Shooting in the Other Washington

Last Friday afternoon, Makayla Darden, an eight-year-old girl, was hit by a stray bullet in Southeast Washington. Unlike Trayvon…
Daniel Oliver February 20, 2014