I enjoyed Peter Berkowitz's very fine article "The Conservative Mind" (editorial page, May 29)...
In a thoughtful consideration of the state of the conservative movement, Peter Berkowitz writes of fellow conservatives: “They should distinguish among what they can alter, what they must accept and what they should embrace.
The left prides itself on, and frequently boasts of, its superior appreciation of the complexity and depth of moral and political life...
Progressives are fond of saying that they stand for empathy and compromise, and are quick to blame conservatives for polarizing our politics. Their feverish reaction last week to the Supreme Court’s thoughtful 5-4 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. shows that progressives could use more of the virtues they claim as their own.
William H. Rehnquist has served as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court for nineteen years, the longest tenure of a chief justice in a century. How has the Rehnquist Court responded to the key constitutional issues of our times? What will be the philosophical legacy of the man himself? And who will miss him more, liberals or conservatives? Peter Robinson speaks with Kathleen Sullivan and John Yoo.
Alexander Hamilton, the first secretary of the treasury, may today be better known for his death in a duel with Aaron Burr, than for the role he played as a founder of the nascent United States. His vision of a federal, mercantile nation was in opposition to Thomas Jefferson's vision of an agrarian society. Who won this battle of ideas and why? Just what is the enduring legacy of Alexander Hamilton? Peter Robinson speaks with Ron Chernow.
What happens when South Korean students take a close look at American democracy. By Peter Berkowitz.
Clarity of purpose is only half of a winning political strategy. The other half involves a clear understanding of the possible. By Peter Berkowitz.
Peter Berkowitz on God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World by Walter Russell Mead
In their new book, Landmark Speeches of the American Conservative Movement, Wynton Hall and Peter Schweizer, research fellows at the Hoover Institution, have compiled thirteen speeches from prominent conservative figures to capture the modern American conservative movement...
The state of the Reagan coalition...
Author and pundit Michael Barone fields questions on paradoxes in American politics, such as an electoral ratio that skews Democratic, and yet Republican's still see victories in staunch Democratic enclaves...
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton's support this week for offering driver's licenses to illegal immigrants unleashed a firestorm from predictable conservative quarters...
Technology and terrorism have changed. Laws on intercepts need to change, too. By Bruce Berkowitz.
News from the Citizenship Movement
Paul Ryan is a straight shooter, and health care is his target. An interview with Peter Robinson.
News from the citizenship movement
Look at the biggest antipoverty success story of recent years—welfare reform—and you might see the makings of a solution to illegal immigration. By Jeffery M. Jones.
Three centuries of gloomy forecasts about America