Recently William Kristol, a pillar of Washington’s Republican establishment, issued a call to arms, admonishing conservatives to abandon their “calm, cool, and collected affect” and to passionately reject Democratic Party leadership.
American conservatism has the opportunity to become a governing majority, but it confronts a fateful choice.
Peter Berkowitz on God and Gold: Britain, America, and the Making of the Modern World by Walter Russell Mead
The Hoover Institution hosted its annual Spring Retreat beginning on Sunday, April 21, 2013, with before-dinner remarks by Kevin Warsh, a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. His speech, titled “The Economy over the Horizon: Unknown Knowns,” emphasized the importance of the state of the economy, which currently has a 2 percent growth rate, and understanding the concept of “unknown knowns,” a reference to former secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld.
Yes, some hallowed American habits are changing. That doesn't mean conservatives are to blame.
The American constitutional tradition gives rise to competing opinions about the laws and public policies necessary to secure freedom. Not all the opinions are equally persuasive, but even the less compelling views often contain an element of overlooked truth.
The controversies raging about the merits of two very different Obama administration policies, the Affordable Care Act and a
Controversy continues to rage about President Obama's announcement at a Nov.
With a new law on military commissions, Congress sent the Supreme Court a message, loud and clear: Get out of the war on terror. By John Yoo.
Peter Berkowitz on Whose Freedom? The Battle over America’s Most Important Idea by George Lakoff
Peter Berkowitz on With All Our Might: A Progessive Strategy for Defeating Jihadism and Defending Liberty edited by Will Marshall and The Good Fight: Why Liberals — and Only Liberals — Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again by Peter Beinart
Peter Berkowitz on Freedom’s Power: The True Force of Liberalism by Paul Starr
Peter Berkowitz on Human Cloning and Human Dignity: An Ethical Inquiry by the President’s Council on Bioethics
The Obama administration is acting—publicly, at least—as if Israeli settlements were the only obstacle to Mideast peace. It will never be that simple. By Peter Berkowitz.
A key witness says she was led by Patrick Fitzgerald to testify falsely. This puts the case in a whole new light.
On May 5, 2013, at an Ohio State University commencement address, President Obama called attention to a scourge afflicting the nation:
“Unfortunately, you’ve grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that’s at the root of all our problems; some of these same voices are also doing their best to gum up the works,” he advised the graduating students. “They’ll warn that tyranny is always lurking, just around the corner. You should reject these voices.”
There is much to criticize in the tactics adopted by Texas Sen.
Debunking the myth of a polarized America. By Morris P. Fiorina.