David Corbin and Matt Parks
David Corbin and Matt Parks
David Corbin and Matt Parks
dcorbin@tkc.edu
David Corbin is a Professor of Politics and Matthew Parks an Assistant Professor of Politics at The King’s College, New York City. They are co-authors of “Keeping Our Republic: Principles for a Political Reformation” (2011).
How We Can Choose A Constitutional President In A Celebrity Age

Electing a president who limits himself according to the Constitution requires finding a more modest candidate.

Choosing A republican President

This is the first in a series of essays examining the prospects for electing a republican president and ultimately reining in the imperial presidency.

The “Civil Discourse” Two-Step

Step one: bemoan any criticism from your opponent. Step two: with righteous indignation, throw anything you can, however inflammatory, at your opposition.

Five Questions for Your Senate Candidates

How well do your U.S. Senate candidates know their job? Here is a quiz drawn mostly from Federalist essays 62-66.

Stop-Gap Statesmanship

Today, we very much need a real debate on the war with ISIS, because we very much need to win that war–in the real world.

How Not to Lead the U.S. in World Affairs

On foreign policy, Washington should use the moral and political compass given to them by our Founding Fathers.

A Swift Solution to Washington Gridlock: Abolish the Senate

Abolishing the Senate ends the DC logjam and puts the people back in charge.

Why Unpopular Incumbents Win

Punish the gerrymanderers and campaign finance reformers and you’ll have a lot fewer victories by unpopular incumbents.

Hyper-Democracy And Progressive Oligarchy

When will the silent, discontent, and disengaged majority awaken to the reality that the peace they’ve been promised is a political mirage?

The Rise of Progressive Oligarchy

Convincing the American people to abandon (or at least qualify) their deep, longstanding regard for the Founders was no easy task for the progressives.

What The Founders Tell Us About The GOP’s Ruling Class

The ruling class, divided only between intentional and accidental Progressives, naturally assimilates with the culture and power structure of the City of Government.

Memo To House Republicans Readying To Sue Obama: Read The Federalist

Confronting President Obama directly is far better than lawsuits.

Goldwater 2.0?

Why conservatism still needs a political conscience informed by nature.

What Should a ‘Do Something’ Congress Do?

Nothing certainly beats something if something is just about anything on the Congressional Democrats’ list.

Immigration, Good Laws, and Liberty

You get the immigrants—and the nation—you ask for.

Is There Enough Courageous Conservatism?

The conservative republican vision of the Americans founders offer the most robust alternative to Progressivism.

Ambition Made of Sterner Stuff

While presidential policy aspirations are considered positive governing agenda, congressional policymaking is often misconstrued as hyper-partisan.

When Hell Appears To Be Other Americans

The desire to “overthrow” the “established institutions”—and the willingness to use criminal means to accomplish it–creates a community at war with itself.

Red State Progressive Blues

What prevents red state Senate Democrats from distancing themselves from the President?

The Hegemonic Presidency

What keeps the president’s “pen” and “phone” from making Congress superfluous? Not much.

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