Our colonial past was not beautiful, but it was also not more destructive than many other pasts.
If the young are taught the terrible falsehood that “racism is and always was the dominant ideology,” then the American experiment will hang by the thinnest thread, and we will have no Lincolns to save it.
M. Stanton Evans was ahead of his time, foreseeing many of the problems we face today.
Americans welcome immigrants who contribute to their welfare—less so refugees and others who come at a cost.
For Gordon Wood, no era has a monopoly on truth. Truth is merely the epiphenomenon of the era that produced it.
Stalin saw an advantage in the renewal of global hostilities, so he helped facilitate them.
Lincoln’s unprecedented acceptance of black Americans reflected his conviction about the fundamental equality of all human beings.
Individual natural rights are essential to assure that the “common good” is genuinely common to all.
A brave attempt to rescue the term “greatness” as a meaningful metric of political achievement.
Tracing the radically different conceptions of human flourishing that have been in contention over the past half-millennium can help us acquire self-knowledge.
Our politics is now a clash of rival dogmas rather than anything our grandfathers would have recognized as argument.
The Digital Age and postmodernist mentors set Millennials up to fail.