Brookhiser says the Founders would have approved of today’s political culture of “attack ads, spinning, and mindless partisanship.”...
Americans in 1963 would immediately blame the assassination of JFK on right-wing extremists — on anti-communists or white supremacists...
Did the Founders want a republic or an empire?...
It was 20 years ago, on June 12, 1987, that Ronald Reagan issued a challenge to Mikhail Gorbachev...
At the office, I had a bit of fun with "Landmark Speeches of the American Conservative Movement..."
“The great man or woman in history,” the philsopher Sidney Hook argues in his book, The Hero in History...
The four most famous words of Ronald Reagan's Presidency almost were never uttered...
Twenty years ago today Ronald Reagan stood in front of the Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate and gave the speech heard 'round the world...
The man behind former President Ronald Reagan's famous "tear down this wall" line faced many barriers trying to bring the speech to life.
Sometimes a president has to step out on a limb and do something he knows is needed and is right, even though his political advisors say otherwise. That is what President Ronald Reagan did in 1987 at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin when he demanded “Mr Gorboachev, tear down this wall.”
Family, sheer grit, and the Marine Corps rescued J. D. Vance, author of the searching memoir Hillbilly Elegy. He wonders what, if anything, will rescue his people.
Hoover fellow Terry Moe argues that the US Constitution is an anachronism that needs fundamental change.
“We don’t need less partisanship. We need better partisanship.” Russell Muirhead shows how political parties get things done.
Economic outcomes often differ greatly among individuals, groups, institutions and nations. Why? Because of unfair and unjust discrimination? Usually not. Hoover fellow Thomas Sowell on his new book.
Lyndon Johnson’s grand program was born under a fatal paradox, says historian Amity Shlaes: the beliefs that “we can do anything” but “only the government can do it.” That tangled ambition led not to greatness but to a great disappointment.
To Hoover fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali, America’s promise remains undimmed.
Bernard-Henri Lévy, on point and off
Are genocides a thing of the past? Senior Hoover Fellow Norman Naimark argues no.
In this Uncommon Knowledge interview, Peter sits down with House majority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield, CA) to discuss what the majority leader does and what it takes to be one.