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The Death of a Justice and the Hope of Magnanimous Statesmanship

We do not need reminding of how bitter, partisan, and polarized American politics is today. In order to have a community, people need to hold some things in common. America in 2020 is increasingly a nation of people who share a geography while holding wildly differing values.

Not Throwing Away My Shot: Alexander Hamilton and the Militarization of...

Like the “good men” that Lincoln noted will give up on free government in the wake of mob rule, Hamilton warns that those who fear their rights are threatened will be prone to accept tyranny.

Can There be a National Conservatism?

Here’s the irony: a growing number of conservatives realize that it will require the assistance of the State to correct many of the problems that have been created by the State that was motivated by progressive commitments against the more local, parochial, and particular.

American Exceptionalism or a Modest Republic?

If you are planning to run for president, here’s a word of advice: you must assert regularly and with great conviction your belief in...

Homes, New and Old

CLAREMONT, CA. We have become homeowners. This week, my husband and I are moving boxes from our latest rental into a house that we may...