So recent you can still taste the bile
- Campus protests against the ACLU?
- The arc of his life vindicated his moral critics, conservative and feminist
- Hidden (and illegal) bailouts to insurance companies
- Passive observers of the polarization?
- The new normal: antagonisms, inflamed
- The 2nd & passionate non-sequiturs
- True socialism
- The dogma lives loudly in you
- The “New Coke” of domestic policy initiatives
- It’s easy to forget that both major parties are hot messes at the moment.
Monthly Archives: May 2017
Kevin D. Williamson writes that “Lots of loons are sui generis. But lots of them aren’t.” As a result “we must look at Muslim immigration with clear eyes.” It is “The most humane and effective policy consistent with our traditions of … Continue reading
Excerpt from “Has Globalization Gone off the Rails?” by Victor Davis Hanson Late-20th-century globalization — a synonym for Westernization — brought a lot of good to both poorer Western countries and the non-Western world. Czech farmers now have equipment comparable … Continue reading
David French argues that a “cycle of partisanship has truly corroded our institutions.” It’s not just another case of “whataboutism.” As a Republican, I have always felt as though our greater affection for the small-r republican circuit breakers built into … Continue reading
In Camino de Servidumbre, Kevin D. Williamson argues that no one should be surprised by the recent developments in Venezuela. In his classic monograph on central planning, The Road to Serfdom, F. A. Hayek noted something that seemed like a paradox: “Socialism … Continue reading
Kevin D. Williamson offers an intriguing thought experiment: You have four children and three apples. You would like for everyone to have his own apple. You go to Congress, and you successfully persuade the House and the Senate to endorse … Continue reading
Another good Holman today: The philosophical premises of the Republican and Democratic individual mandates could not be further apart. The original Republican mandate, hatched by the Heritage Foundation in 1989, was aimed at making sure would-be free riders paid their … Continue reading
David French writes, “Don’t fire Colbert, fire his crowd.” “To wander around America is to discover the happy reality that most liberals and most conservatives are perfectly nice, not particularly smug, and seldom if ever vitriolic,” Conor Friedersdorf recently observed … Continue reading