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About W. James Antle III

W. James Antle III, editor, comes to TAC after managing a stable of reporters as Politics Editor at the Washington Examiner. A former senior writer at TAC, Antle also previously served as managing editor of the Daily Caller, editor of the Daily Caller News Foundation, and associate editor of the American Spectator. He is the author of Devouring Freedom: Can Big Government Ever Be Stopped? Antle has appeared on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC and NPR, among other outlets, and has written for a wide variety of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Politico, the Week, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the Daily Beast, the Guardian, Reason, the Spectator of London, The National Interest and National Review Online. He also serves as a senior adviser to Defense Priorities.

Rand Paul Doesn’t Suffer Socialist Fashionistas

Kentucky’s junior senator takes on the collectivist moment, and his timing is perfect.

The Hazards of ‘Normalizing’ Impeachment

Regularly removing presidents would curb their powers, but the partisanship would be perilous.

Nationalism and Its Discontents

They believe we’re a long way from communitarian excess—and from home. Their opponents see something more sinister.

After Bolton, Trump’s Second Term Depends on America First

Trump just can’t govern the way he wants to by recruiting from the George W. Bush and John McCain B Teams.

Tulsi’s Last Stand?

The most interesting Democrat running for president could be felled by a party that cares more about wokeness than war.

Demography and the Populists’ Destiny

A new book challenges the conventional wisdom on immigration and racism, in defiance of the woke Left.

Mueller Magoo

Why the savior-special counsel’s moment in the spotlight was a serious dud for Democrats.

Nationalism, Not Neoconservatism

It would be a shame if the promising conservative movement of the future was co-opted by the pro-war operators of the past.

National Conservatism’s Time Has Come

Can the nation-state be a force for good? A summit this week highlights both the challenges and hopes of such a calling.

Ross Perot the Fickle Populist

The late billionaire and presidential candidate fought Bush and Clinton, then Buchanan and Trump.

The Conservative Crack-Up Comes to the Antiwar Right

Donald Trump versus Justin Amash has big implications for pro-peace conservatism.

Remembering Justin Raimondo

The man who once said, “it is Buchananism—or barbarism. The choice is yours to make,” made his mark on TAC, and anti-war activism.

The Night Donald Trump Became President

It is utterly bizarre to hear people who believe Trump is unfit to lead seem disappointed that he isn’t taking us to war.

War With Iran Would Make Trump A One-Term President

Congress should step in, but there’s a big reason why they might not.

Why Conservatives Are Freaking Out

It’s not just the David French Resistance. With so much up in the air, the Right is turning on itself.

New Era? Republicans Push For a Consistent, Antiwar Trump Doctrine

Pitching ‘strength through peace,’ Rep. Gaetz joins a nexus of Left-Right veterans groups seeking to hold the president to his word.

Reminder: Trump, Not Bolton, is the President

Why is the commander-in-chief suddenly forced to restrain his own national security advisor from aggressive impulses?

Joe Biden’s Big Gamble

He’s betting he’ll be another Ronald Reagan, but he might end up the Bob Dole of 2020. Here’s why.

After Mueller, Can Pelosi Hold the Line on Impeachment?

His findings may give Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez all the ammunition she needs.

Trump’s Immigration Choice: Kushner or Coulter?

The outspoken commentator has actually done far more to hold the president accountable than most. But will family win out?

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