Daniel Oliver
Daniel Oliver
Daniel Oliver is chairman of the board of the Education and Research Institute and a director of Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy in San Francisco. In addition to serving as chairman of the Federal Trade Commission under President Reagan, he was executive editor and subsequently chairman of the board of William F. Buckley Jr.’s National Review. Email Daniel Oliver at [email protected]
Where Has All The Culture Gone?

From New York to Virginia to Colorado to California, the lamps are going out all over America: and we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime, unless we make a more serious effort.

Brett Kavanaugh Should Sue Christine Blasey Ford And The WaPo For Defamation

Brett Kavanaugh has been libeled and slandered. For that the law offers redress. He should sue Ford and the Washington Post. For $20 million. Each.

Martin Luther King Jr. Would Be Pleased With Black Americans’ Gains Under Trump

Black people have jobs, and more jobs than the left-wing Black Lives Matter-type politicians have been able to provide — ever!

What’s Next For Conservatism?

For God, For Country, and For Main Street.

Why President Trump Should Veto The Bill Prohibiting Him From Firing Robert Mueller

President Trump could warn Congress that if it overrides his veto of the special counsel bill, he would fire not only the special counsel, but also a slew of commissioners.

‘Lord Of The Flies’ Teaches Everything You Need To Know About Letting Kids Push Gun Control

Children, who aren’t especially good at governing themselves, shouldn’t have a say in governing a republic whose founding documents were devised to filter and limit the power of the mob.

Let The Word Go Forth: Chappaquiddick Invented The Cover-up

The grand jury foreman told the Vineyard Gazette, ‘There seem to be two sets of rules and justices that are doled out — one for the rich and powerful, and one for the regular people, for you and me.’ Exactly.

Should The Pentagon Bend Over Backwards To Support Trans Military Personnel?

The Trump administration has to decide whether now is a good time to do battle with the LGBT lobby over transgender people serving in the military.

Russia Collusion Saga — Chapter 27

The latest salvo in the Russia Collusion Saga comes not from Robert Mueller’s indictment of 13 Russians, but from Obama loyalist John Brennan.

Merry Christmas, Bill Burke

St. Sebastian’s mission is probably radically different from that of every public school in the country, as well as most private schools.

Of Course Your Son’s Swank Boarding School Is Gender Diverse

You’ve got a winner of a school for your son. There hasn’t been a sexual molestation scandal there for several years, making it a good time to dissolve the gender binary.

How Trump Can Use His Tax Cut To Drain The Federal Research Swamp

If Trump wants to reduce the corporate income tax, he should cut at least some of the $147 billion the government spends on research grants.

Trump Needs To Fire Regulatory Agencies, Stat

President Trump must manage several crises if he is to make America great again. One of the most important: taming so-called independent regulatory agencies.

For Conservatives, Donald Trump Shifts The Window Of What’s Possible

He may not be a conservative, but he is a maverick—and he’s not afraid to destroy the New Deal’s progressive, regulatory legacy.

We Should Pin The Stalin Mustache On Hillary, Not Trump

The soft socialism of Hillary Clinton tends to grow up into the rabid Cold War socialism of Russia and Eastern Europe, and China.

An Unhappy Conservative’s High-Card Case For Donald Trump

We need to behave like adults and ask ourselves which of the two — and only two — candidates on offer would we rather have as president.

Bathroom Bills Stall Amid Shower Of Criticism

The trans bathroom bills are flooding us because we’ve destroyed the truth that people should be free to choose with whom to associate.

What You Need To Know About Drew Barrymore’s Divorce

Drew Barrymore may have the money to dissolve her family repeatedly. The rest of society does not.

The Media’s Crocodile Fears Over Donald Trump’s Authoritarianism

The left-wing media’s attack on Donald Trump is also an attack on anyone who doesn’t hew the progressive line.

Harvard Law Chases The Seal Of Good Identity Politics

What was really going on at Harvard was not about the seal or even about money. The whole seal business was really about identity politics.