Hoover fellow Robert Zelnick, who coached David Frost for his storied broadcast bout with Richard Nixon, shares his glimpse of "the unleashed Nixon." By Caleb Daniloff.
Why Abraham Lincoln matters—even now. By Shelby Steele.
Will people one day pay for the digital content that today they receive for free? . . .
Stanford professors David Brady and Daniel Kessler compare the politics of Clintoncare in 1993 to the politics of Obamacare today...
Richard Epstein discusses the constitutionality of several hot items on the congressional agenda, including card check...
Today we unveil a relaunch of our Opinions Channel, with a new direction and a new editor, Tunku Varadarajan...
Don't thank Republicans, business leaders or the media for saving the U.S. . . .
A near quadrupling of the federal deficit in 2009 alone. The nationalization of the Detroit automakers...
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...
The collapse of the giant immigration overhaul in the Senate might demonstrate that the dreaded status quo -- 12 million people living in the country illegally and more arriving each day -- is not really so dreadful after all...
This week, on Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell discusses why the glacial pace of deliberations and decisions in the Senate is a feature, not a bug.
“Once it was clear the president was going to try to turn us into a Western European country as rapidly as he could, about the only strategy you have left when your opposition has a forty-seat majority in the House. . . . We knew we couldn’t stop the agenda. But we thought we had a chance of creating a national debate about whether all of this excess was appropriate. And the key to having a debate, frankly and candidly, was to deny the president, if possible, the opportunity to have any of these things be considered bipartisan.” (37:41)
"Congress shall make no law . . . abridging freedom of speech." What part of "no law" does Congress not understand?
Reforming current legal immigration and refugee legislation.
Do needle-exchange programs ward off disease—or consign addicts to death on the installment plan?
The Scheinman collection brings to life the story of how two friends, a white American and a black Kenyan, helped African democracy bloom. By Tom Shachtman.