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Hoover Daily Report by topic: Political Philosophy

March 26, 2013 | Corner (National Review Online)

The Maliki Slapdown

June 26, 2012 | FrontPage Magazine

Is This the Year We Recognize the Failure of Progressivism?

February 14, 2012 | Creators Syndicate

The Progressive Legacy: Part III

The same presumptions of superior wisdom and virtue behind the interventionism of Progressive Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson in the domestic economy also led them to be interventionists in other countries...
February 2, 2012 | Time Magazine

What does a conservative believe?

Conservatism is the road ahead because it is an idea of what we can do for ourselves...
January 30, 2012 | FrontPage Magazine

Conservatives Need to Make the Case for Freedom

Republicans need to start making a case based on history, the Constitution, and math that Obama’s and the Democrats’ redistributive egalitarian politics is taking this country down the road not just to fiscal ruin, but to the further constriction of our freedom...
November 5, 2011 | Real Clear Politics

God and Man at Yale Turns 60

That students have felt the need and had the opportunity to increase exposure to conservative ideas on campus is a tribute to the intellectual and political movement Buckley launched...
September 7, 2011 | Wall Street Journal

The Myth of Conservative Purity

Adam Smith, the Founding Fathers, Ronald Reagan—all practiced the art of wise compromise...
June 25, 2011 | Works and Days

There Are No Socialists

Who are socialists? There are none. Only technocratic overseers who wish to give someone else’s money to others as a means of winning capitalist-style lifestyles and power for themselves...
April 22, 2011 | Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)

Compassionate Conservatism, An Idea in Tension

Can a house divided between conflicting defining ideas stand...?
March 4, 2011 | City Journal

Protecting Democracy from Friend and Foe

Daniel Mahoney examines the many distortions of the liberal ideal...