There's reason to believe the recent mass shooting in Nashville was an ideologically motivated anti-Christian hate crime, an act of domestic terrorism.
The Great Left-Wing Disinformation Operation Against the Supreme Court
A coordinated left-wing media smear campaign against conservative Supreme Court justices has one goal and one goal only: to delegitimize the U.S. Supreme Court, and to pave the way for ruinous policies that would irreparably damage, and ultimately destroy, that venerable institution.
Trump, DeSantis and Political Courtship
The governor of Florida must translate his ideological agenda into its emotional equivalent, not with this or that policy proposal but with language that speaks to raw feeling.
Letter from South Tyrol: Austria’s Crimea
There are many arbitrarily drawn borders in the world, none more so than the one on the Brenner Pass (4,500 ft) between Austria and Italy. As you drive south along the Brenner Autobahn, the Alpine landscape does not change. Only the bilingual signposts indicate that you have crossed from Austria into Italy. Most people speak German, and all local stations...
RFK Jr.’s Threat to Biden
An octogenarian Joe Biden knows history bears a warning for him. The last Democratic president to be challenged for re-nomination was Jimmy Carter.
Tucker Carlson and the Struggle for Civilizational Sanity
Tucker Carlson, please come back soon.
Letter From Austria: Freedom Party Rising
A historic electoral win by the right-wing Austrian Freedom Party in the country’s largest state shows that the ire of the easygoing Austrians has been stoked against unchecked immigration and the overbearing European Union
Biden’s Lost Generation
The party of hope and change has become the party of despair.
Disney Is Going To Lose (Again) To Florida and Ron DeSantis
Disney hasn't learned its lesson the first time, and will challenge Florida Governor Ron DeSantis over its special legal zone in the state. Mickey the Groomer is about to lose, again.
We’ve Got a Country to Save
Larry Elder outlines why he is considering a 2024 presidential campaign.
A Few Comments on A Strange Liberty
In his new book, former Mises Institute President Jeff Deist writes incisively about the evils associated with the modern administrative state, including an important discussion of the late Murray Rothbard’s views on immigration.
Who’s In Charge of Clarence Thomas?
Liberals have never forgiven Clarence Thomas for refusing their patronage and their leash. As a Supreme Court Justice, he remains an unconquered American.
Letter From Istanbul: A Beleaguered Sultan
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is a wily, seasoned politician who identifies Turkey with himself. Even his opponents privately admit that it is hard to imagine his orderly departure from the helm.
The Only Way Out Is Through
It might be tempting for conservatives to withdraw to their own local enclaves within a larger culture so dominated by the left, but that strategy of retreat is a surefire way to lose in the end.
Pro-Life: The Political Disadvantage
Pro-life Republicans must somehow convince their opponents that opposition to abortion is a deeply held belief about human life—not an attack on women.
Beyond AI, Our Cyborg Future
Rogue AI has so far been nothing more than a sci-fi cliche, but now artificial intelligence is proving difficult for human beings to control.
The Trump Indictment May Saddle the GOP With a Loser
Trump's rise in the 2024 election polls after his indictment plays into Democrat hands, potentially saddling Republicans with a candidate who cannot win in 2024 because he cannot acknowledge his past mistakes.
Christianity Today Editor Russell Moore: ‘We Have No King But Caesar!’
Russell Moore’s recent editorial about the indictment of Donald Trump is a passive-aggressive attack on the former president and his supporters.
The Trump Indictment and the Triumph of Critical Legal Studies
The indictment of Donald Trump marks the ascendancy of a progressive legal theory that argues all law is merely politics, and makes the courts into a battlefield for political campaigns.
From Stanford to Israel, Mobocracy Triumphs Over Deliberation
Western societies have given up on reasoned deliberation and discourse, capitulating instead to mobocracy and the crass flexing of raw power.
Syria: A Merciful Regime-Change Failure
The failure of the American-instigated jihadist rebellion in Syria is a good thing. America’s involvement in a faraway land, where no vital U.S. interest exists, was and is an inherently bad idea.
Climate Science Makes a Bad Religion
Climate ideology derives its power from its resemblance to religion. But it's a poor substitute for a real faith.
Stifling Dissent, One Publisher at a Time
The deplatforming of Arktos Press by an influential American book distributor is an ominous sign of the disappearance of intellectual freedom in the West.
Recent Lowlights in the Woke Capture of Our Once-Venerable Institutions
The leading liberal institutions of civil society have been captured by far-left activists, who are busy embarrassing themselves of late.
The Ephemeral and the Historic
The International Criminal Court’s sham indictment of Vladimir Putin for war crimes is overshadowed by China’s truly historic rise in diplomacy.
Arrest That Man–Crime to Follow!
Manhattan D.A. Alvin Bragg's case against former President Trump for alleged hush-money crimes is "legally pathetic."
All the Conspiracy That’s Fit to Print
Conspiracy theories against the right don't need much proof to make it into the pages of The New York Times.
Ron DeSantis Joins the Fight for Sanity Against the Foreign Policy Blob
The truth is that the vitriolic reaction to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis this week says everything about the foreign blob’s personal and vocational insecurities, and nothing about DeSantis’ call for measured prudence in Eastern Europe.
Destroy the Mexican Drug Cartels
It is past time to focus in earnest on extirpating America's massive problem south of the border.
Feminism, Italian Style
The woke, bisexual new leader of Italy’s Democratic Party, Elly Schlein, offers no real challenge to Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and the Brothers of Italy Party.
White Man Down: Frustration Is Not Racism
"Dilbert" creator Scott Adams gets the racist label for voicing aloud his frustration with anti-white racism.
2024: 3 Leaders, 1 Way to Win
A Trump-DeSantis face-off in the Republican primaries could be costly for the party, but whichever candidate wins the nomination will need to reclaim the Rust Belt in order to beat Biden.
Hungary’s Orbán: Europe Should Distance Itself from the United States
As the NATO proxy war in Ukraine reached its first anniversary, Hungary’s leaders suggested investigating the U.S. for the Nord Stream sabotage, and creating a new European alliance—without the U.S.
The Unmentionable Paleoconservatives
Unlike the rigid groupthink of the American conservative establishment, paleoconservatism offers latitude for serious debate grounded in time-honored principles.
Parents and Children Are the GOP Future
Heading in to the 2024 elections, the GOP has a unique opportunity to brand itself as the children-first party by actively opposing the Mexican drug cartels and corporate wokeism.
Vivek Ramaswamy and the Propositional Nation
The latest Republican to announce his candidacy for the 2024 presidential election offers a vision of the American identity as a set of ideals rather than a shared historical experience.
The World Bank’s Green Imperialism
The World Bank is the financial arm by which the liberal international order exercises control over poor and developing nations.
Israel’s Judicial Reform Shows Growing Left-Right Divide Among Jews
The division among Jews worldwide regarding Israeli judicial reforms represents a growing gulf between Jewish liberals and conservatives, or "globalists" and "localists."
A Tale of Three War Orations
Three speeches given on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the Russo-Ukrainian War reveal that the most principled voice of realism and moderation is coming from a small European nation, Hungary, whose leader is keeping his nation out of the unfolding tragedy.
Democrats Have No Good Option for 2024
Given the alternatives, the Democrats might have to roll the 2024 dice with their stammering, scandal-ridden, palpably weak, cognitively deficient presidential incumbent.
Assessing U.S.-China Relations in the Aftermath of the Spy Balloon
The Chinese spy balloon incident symbolizes the fact that the unipolar moment of unquestioned American hegemony is, in fact, now over.
Social Conservatism Isn’t Enough. Culture Matters, Too.
No one’s coming to save us—certainly not illegal immigrants. It’s up to Americans to right the ship.
Stalingrad, 80 Years Later: Amnesia and Folly
Willful amnesia, such as Germany recently exhibited on the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Stalingrad, ensures that past debacles will be repeated.
Liberal Elites Aren’t Crazy
The liberal elites at Davos may come across as insane, but they are actually perversely rational.
The 2024 Test for the New American Right
Among the pool of potential Republican presidential candidates for 2024, Ron DeSantis embodies the tenets and overall ethos of the more nationalist- and populist-infused "New Right" better than any other non-Trump alternative.
Mayor Pete and the Politics of Woke Advertising
Pete Buttigieg was not elevated to his cabinet post because he has tested experience with transportation. He was put there as a woke advertisement by a less-than-principled president trying to appease the culturally radical demographic in his party.
Racializing the Death of a Black Man by the Police, Part I
Leading Democrats have attempted to racialize the death of Tyre Nichols, even though all five cops involved in the incident are black.
Ukraine in the Balance: A Current Assessment
Sometime before the end of 2023, the U.S. and its European minions are likely to face an unpleasant choice: risk an open war by reinforcing Ukraine’s depleted ranks with NATO troops, or let Russia prevail.
Progressivism Versus Popular Sovereignty
Our 21st-century civilizational battles are those waged between the popular sovereigntists and the globalist progressives who cling to every would-be "crisis" or "emergency" in a desperate attempt to attain and weaponize ever-more power.
The Trouble with BLM “as an Idea”
With BLM, as with many other dominant social themes, the problem is not just the organization; it actually is the idea—or more significantly, the function of the idea in the continued transformation of Western society.