Obama Will Probably Win

July 24, 2008

For better or worse, I think Obama is going to pull this thing off.  I wrote in

Iraq:  The Money Pit

July 24, 2008

Iraq is the foreign policy equivalent of a money pit.  Success is always just


The Pentagon Needs a Choreographer

July 22, 2008

To combat Islamic terrorists more effectively, the US government should spend

The Paleo Persuasion

July 14, 2008

I just re-read this piece from the late Sam Francis on “The Paleo Persuasion.” 

Obama:  The Man of His Times

July 14, 2008

A fascinating piece from City Journal on the peculiar charisma of Obama, a

Foreign Policy

Can America’s Nukes Deter Iran’s?

July 13, 2008

Deterrence was profferred as a legitimate, noninterventionist solution to the

Foreign Policy

Let’s Not Re-Fight the Last War in Iran

July 10, 2008

The Iraq Campaign has more or less discredited the idea of preemptive war to

Climate Change:  The Left’s Trojan Horse

July 07, 2008

The movement of rhetoric from global warming to “climate change” is the most

Charity Allows Us to Make Good Use of Any Truth About Our Fellow Man

July 01, 2008

I disagree with the suggestion that we should be evasive about reality in the

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Gun Rights, the Militia, and Community

June 29, 2008

During the Cold War, conservatives rightly pointed out that the collectivist

Forward-Looking Foreign Policy After Iraq

June 25, 2008

There is something rarefied and useless with the endless post-mortems brought

Ranking Evils In War

June 24, 2008

All this rhetoric from Hitchens and others about the Holocaust justifying


Sticking It Out

June 22, 2008

Conservatives historically have taken pride in their hard-headedness.  It is

Must Conservatives Be Pacifists?

June 16, 2008

One of the worst things about Bush’s idealist war for democracy is that it has


Who Guards the Guardians?

June 15, 2008

The Supreme Court has provided another nail in the coffin of executive war

The Gentle Liberalism, The Hateful Liberalism

June 12, 2008

Paul Gottfried notes that Obama puts stress upon the traditional Democratic

Buy a Gun

June 09, 2008

Oddly enough, white males will be the swing voters this election. And if


Liberalism Forbids An Awakening

June 06, 2008

Liberalism views much of history as a morality play.  The past was very bad. 

Britain in 1939 is not the United States in 2008

June 03, 2008

I read Pat Buchanan’s latest article with interest. We, like most


The Afghanistan Fallacy

June 01, 2008

America’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan both involve fractious societies, weak

“Dreams of My Father” Becomes Your Daddy’s Worst Nightmare

May 28, 2008

“Obama needs to do more to communicate the facts about his relatives and his

The Churchill Controversy

May 28, 2008

I’m surprised at the strength of Buchanan’s criticism of Winston Churchill.


What is Paleoconservatism?

May 24, 2008

At the end of the Cold War, conservatives found themselves in a state of

The State, Marriage, and Contract Law

May 23, 2008

We’re asked quite predictably by proponents of gay marriage, “Why is the state

The House of Cards

May 22, 2008

I am surprised to be having such an acrimonious discussion with fellow


An Imaginary Edmund Burke

May 22, 2008

It seems everyone wanted to be on the side of progress in the Seventies, but

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