Brookhiser says the Founders would have approved of today’s political culture of “attack ads, spinning, and mindless partisanship.”...
War and the media — the two have not partnered so well since Vietnam...
At the office, I had a bit of fun with "Landmark Speeches of the American Conservative Movement..."
Former President Gerald Ford died on December 26 at age 93...
Al Gore has spoken: The world must embrace a "carbon-neutral lifestyle…
David Mamet is one of this generation’s most acclaimed playwrights—and, as of an intellectual conversion just a few years ago, also one of its freshest political thinkers.
Discussing his new book, The Age of Reagan: The Conservative Counterrevolution, Hayward asserts that Ronald Reagan was one of the most consequential presidents in American history.
In a previous Uncommon Knowledge interview, Jaffa discussed his classic Crisis of the House Divided.
Why has the GOP stumbled in the new century, and what can it do to restore itself?
In Parker v. the District of Columbia, Judge Silberman wrote the 2007 opinion striking down parts of the District of Columbia’s ban on handguns as unconstitutional.
Two tales of Nancy Reagan: The first took place during Ronald Reagan’s 1966 campaign for governor of California. Dana Rohrabacher, now a member of Congress but then just a college kid, slept one night in the backyard of Reagan’s house in Pacific Palisades. At 7 the next morning, the back door swung open and Nancy Reagan appeared.
Graciousness and toughness. Contradictory attributes though these may seem, in George Herbert Walker Bush they existed in equal, remarkably abundant measure. Start with the toughness. After the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, the future president could have stayed in school. Instead, he enlisted in the US Navy at age 18 and became a pilot a year later.
November 9th marked the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall — and the precipitous disintegration of the tyrannical Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and its East Block gulags.
His rival tried to drive Americans apart—but William McKinley brought them together. Seasoned campaigner Karl Rove sees echoes of the 1896 faceoff in today’s presidential contest.
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.
Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams on managing luck, parsing Trump, and otherwise cutting pointy-headed experts down to size.
Hoover fellow David Davenport, co-author of How Public Policy Became War, calls for a rhetorical cease-fire.