Author Archives: Jeff Taylor

Andrew Jackson: Our First Populist President

He never denounced slavery and was brutal towards American Indians, but remains a popular figure. Why?

When Insurance Peddling Becomes a Political Flashpoint

Obscure legislation has once again pitted nationalists against internationalists in Congress.

Philanthropy Without Charity

To give effectively, give locally—and compassionately.

What Ron Paul Delegates Can Do

And why Mitt Romney should let them have their say in Tampa.

Where Did the Moderates Go?

Rule and Ruin: The Downfall of Moderation and the Destruction of the Republican Party, From Eisenhower to the Tea Party, Geoffrey Kabaservice, Oxford University Press, 467 pages

Know Your States’ Rights

Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century, Thomas E. …

States’ Fights

Nullification makes a comeback—and not just on the Right.

Rogue Warrior

Going Rogue: An American Life, Sarah Palin, HarperCollins, 432 pages