Kyle Sammin
Kyle Sammin

Kyle Sammin is a lawyer from Pennsylvania, a senior contributor to The Federalist, and the co-host of the Conservative Minds podcast. Read some of his other writing at his website, or follow him on Twitter at @KyleSammin.

Andrew Jackson’s First Presidential Defeat Fueled His Later Triumph And Created A New Political Party

Andrew Jackson’s political life and his resilience in defeat show a path forward for Americans today who look to continue the populist fight.

Why Voting For Biden To Stop The Riots Will Ensure They Never Go Away

Giving in to violent demands never makes the threat go away. Instead, it proves that violence works and leads to more of it. A mob is never satisfied.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Bad Voting Decision Is The Law’s Fault

The commonwealth’s supreme court ruled that ballots submitted by mail may not be rejected because of signature mismatches between the ballot and the voter registry.

Best Tweets Of The Last 2020 Presidential Debate

Donald Trump and Joe Biden met last night in Nashville the final debate of the 2020 campaign. It was a tough timeslot, up against a Thursday Night Football game.

Pelosi’s Latest 25th Amendment Scheme Poisons The Process Of Removing A President

Instead of shifting the 25th Amendment’s constitutional duty to unelected political appointees, Congress should keep it with the Cabinet, where it belongs.

Best Tweets Of The 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

Did you watch our weird baseball playoffs instead? I can’t blame you, but don’t worry: you can get all caught up with the best tweets of the night here.

The Best Thing About Last Night’s Debate Were These Tweets

Last night’s first presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump was such a mess, Twitter was somehow better.

Yes, The Vice President Breaks A Senate Tie On SCOTUS Nominees

In Laurence Tribe’s telling, the vice president’s tie-breaking vote does not apply to judicial nominees. That is supported by neither the Constitution’s text nor the Senate’s historical practice.

Trump’s Growing Hispanic Support Shows Cracks In Democrats’s Plans

Instead of listening to those they claim to help, white leftists have picked up the Woke Man’s Burden and ‘help’ people — whether they want it or not.

Remembering Tom “The Franchise” Seaver — The Greatest Met Ever

The N.Y. Mets have had many pitchers after Tom Seaver, but none match his dominance and presence. The likes of The Franchise will not be seen again.

Kamala Harris Nod Tells Blue-Collar Workers Democrats Are Done With Them

Harris is now the voice of a new, aloof, wealthier liberalism that seeks only to manage the decline of America’s economic might.

Why You Shouldn’t Tell Anyone, Including Pollsters, About Your Vote

Keeping your vote private isn’t a sign of shame — it makes the important point that not every action needs to be performed in public for the mob’s approval.

Destroying Court Impartiality To Reverse Roe Won’t Go As Well As Hawley Thinks

Before we completely give up on an independent judiciary, we must redouble our efforts to preserve public virtue through limited government, not despite it.

5 Things Trump Should Start Running On Right Now To Win Re-Election

By this point in the election cycle, we should be hearing about the two candidates’ visions for the next four years. President Trump should hammer these five things if he wants to beat Joe Biden.

In Oklahoma Reservation Case, Supreme Court Affirms The Law Means What It Says

The law does not come from polls, it comes from statutes. Textualism is correct not because it is conservative or liberal, but because it is true.

The Supreme Court Just Confirmed The Electoral College Is Here To Stay

SCOTUS’s ruling in Chiafalo holds electors should represent the will of each state’s voters. Any who disagree will have to pass a constitutional amendment.

Mayhem And Rioting Emphasizes Why DC Statehood Is A Terrible Idea

The core of Washington, D.C., must remain under the sole control of the federal government, lest the mob impose its will on a nation helpless to defend its center of power.

We’ll Never Have Criminal Justice Reform If We Rewrite Policing History As Racist

If the entire concept of policing were no more than slave patrolling with badges, fixing it would be impossible. But modern police departments are a product of 1829, not 1619.

Yes, It’s Time For The United States To Leave The World Trade Organization

Sen. Josh Hawley has led the charge against the WTO, calling for it to be abolished — but there’s a better way: leave the WTO, but take along like-minded nations willing to play by the rules.

We’re In A New Cold War, This Time With China

In our exultation, we forgot to finish the job. Communism lived on in mainland China, and is once again challenging the free world for dominance.