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January/February 2019

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Trump’s Crucial Test at San Ysidro, Patrick J. Buchanan

The Play’s (Not) the (Whole) Thing, Bill Kauffman

Beware of What You Wish For, Aram Bakshian Jr.


TAC Right from the Beginning

Front Lines

Tarnished Medal, Andrew J. Bacevich

Scream Therapy, William Murchison


Trump’s Nationalist Moment, W. James Antle III


The Men Who Sold the War, Tucker Carlson

Trump’s Audacity of Hope, Timothy P. Carney

The FTC Revolving Door, Jonathan Tepper

Porkers’ Revenge, Winslow T. Wheeler

Steal This Article’s Culture, Graham Daseler

Twilight of the Humanities, Gilbert T. Sewall

How to Free the Prisoners, Nila Bala and Emily Mooney

Arts & Letters

A Guide to Fixing Foreign Policy, Christopher Preble (The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy, Stephen M. Walt, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 400 pages)

The Promise of American Capitalism, Mark Skousen (Capitalism in America: A History, Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge, Penguin Press, 496 pages)

Contemplating the Complete Kafka, JP O’Malley

Old Hickory, a Populist President, Jeff Taylor (In Defense of Andrew Jackson, Regnery Publishing, 209 pages)

Human Nature: Is It In Our DNA?, Robert VerBruggen (The Ape That Understood the Universe: How the Mind and Culture Evolve, Steve Stewart-Williams, Cambridge University Press, 387 pages; Blueprint: How DNA Makes Us Who We Are, Robert Plomin, The MIT Press, 280 pages) 


China Revolutionizes World Trade While Washington Dozes

A hundred years from now, Donald Trump’s looming impeachment and Syria’s unending travails will be long…
Geoffrey Aronson December 6, 2019

The Campaign to Lie America Into World War II

Seventy-eight years ago, on December 6, 1941, the United States was at peace with world. The…
Hunter DeRensis December 6, 2019

Peter Fonda: We Got ‘Easy Rider’ Wrong, Man

As a boy I tacked to my wall a seven-foot-long rectangular Easy Rider movie poster bearing…
Bill Kauffman December 5, 2019

GOP Influence Game Around Trump is Booming

Ahead of his departure to London, President Donald Trump declared that the ongoing House impeachment inquiry…
Curt Mills December 5, 2019

American Soldiers Are Not Bodyguards for Saudi Royals

President Donald Trump believes in America First except when it comes to the Saudi royal family.…
Doug Bandow December 5, 2019

Robert Bork Was the Judicial Activist He Warned Us About

There are many strange laws in the United States. In Minnesota, it is illegal to grease…
Jonathan Tepper December 5, 2019