Nathanael Blake
Nathanael Blake
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Nathanael Blake is a senior contributor to The Federalist and a postdoctoral fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

The Wall Between Civilization And Our Innate Savagery Is Weakening

Despite being surrounded by material abundance and wondrous gadgetry, human depravity still finds a way.

Humility Is Where Conservatives And Libertarians Can Still Find Fusion

Conservatives and libertarians must both check their pride to work toward a new fusionism. Their common ground begins with humility.

Wanted: Republicans Willing To Betray The Ruling Class

The GOP needs people who put a Harvard or Yale diploma in a cheap frame in the basement and then go stick it to their former classmates.

Why The Left Is Helping Make America Racist Again

Self-styled anti-racists and social justice activists are seething with hate, but it is only upon love that we can move beyond racial tension and division.

The Left’s New Moral Framework Includes Zero Forgiveness, Even For Dr. Seuss

Instead of a populace with a developed understanding of sin, and a prudent sense of what to punish and what to tolerate, we now have personal and social moral instability.

The Right Can Do Better Than Freeing Markets To Sell Human Flesh

Conservative economic policy must be dedicated to the concrete well-being of families and communities, rather than abstract ideals of economic liberty and market efficiency.

It’s Not Just ‘The Mandalorian’ That Needs A Way, It’s Everyone

The enforcers of modern leftism’s ‘anti-way’ use their cultural and economic power to suppress dissent, even if doing so flies in the face of pluralism.

Does ‘A Guy With a Guitar’ Really Improve Church Worship?

We should strive to play, sing and compose our best, but worship is not about us and what we like. It’s a way of encountering and glorifying God.

No, We Shouldn’t Launch A ‘War On Terror’ Against Trump Voters

Giving more power, especially over American citizens, to such people is a greater threat to our constitutional government than the idiot rioters who attacked the Capitol.

Roe v. Wade‘s Millions Of Ghosts In The Cradle Haunt Us All

After years of abortion-on-demand, as America’s marriage and birth rates plummet, we feel increasingly alone. The ghosts from empty cradles haunt us.

America’s Riots Will Meet Sound And Fury, Changing Nothing

Our most ardent focus must be on making our families, churches, and communities into havens from the turmoil of a decadence punctuated by gestures of rage.

Republicans Need To Move On From Trump

Trump is too unstable to lead a viable Republican coalition. For the GOP to win elections, it needs someone more competent and moral than Trump.

To Further Politicize Curriculum, Teachers Are Dumping More Classic Literature

The woke left rejects Homer, and the rest of the Western canon, because they hate any art that doesn’t reinforce their narrow-minded ideology.

David French Joins NYT, New Yorker In Bashing Christians On Christmas

By their reckoning, white evangelicals have become reckless plague-bearers with no regard for the poor and oppressed, and their cruelty rightly earns them the world’s opprobrium.

Health Experts Need To Get Out Of The Society Manipulation Business

Without political leaders and health officials they can trust, the American people will end up deciding for themselves what risks they’re willing to take.

‘Fatman’ Is A Great Christmas Movie That’s Not Really About Christmas

If you think you’ll like ‘Fatman’—in which Mel Gibson stars as Santa Claus facing down a hitman—you’ll like ‘Fatman.’ And if you aren’t so sure, you still might like it.

Why Small Business Is Just As Important As Small Government

American conservatives should not be cheering for concentrating power in the hands of a few, whether those few are politicians or business owners. Big business and big government always collude.

Transgenderism Is Killing Feminism, And That’s A Good Thing For Women

The left’s feminist narrative has become divided and incoherent as transgender ideology has advanced. Conservatives can present an affirming alternative.

Without President Trump, On Whom Will The Left Blame Their Failures?

President Trump leaving office will not make America more decent if it just returns power to those whose garb of civility covers corrupt hearts.

A National Lockdown Would Be A Disaster For America

While there are real concerns about rising cases and hospitalizations, a national lockdown is a terrible idea, no matter how much money the government borrows to pay for it.