Nathanael Blake
Nathanael Blake
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Nathanael Blake is a Senior Contributor at The Federalist. He has a PhD in political theory. He lives in Missouri.

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.

If Republicans Hold The Senate, Leftists Will Be The Hardest Hit

Progressives were convinced that Democrats were about to win in a landslide, after which the left could push all sorts of radical schemes. Now, that’s looking unlikely.

Nicholas Kristof Doesn’t Know Anything About Abortion And He Doesn’t Want To, Either

Christians may reasonably disagree over a great many issues of public policy, but we must all reject the Democratic Party’s extremist platform of unrestricted, taxpayer-funded abortion on demand.

The GOP Is Now The Party Of Working Families Screwed Over By The Left

The task for conservatives is to preserve family and social life against the various ‘Bigs’: Big Government, Big Tech, and Big Business.

Why The Right Can Never End The Culture Wars By Capitulating

The idea that some grand self-sacrificial gesture will heal the culture-war breach is deluded. It is politics as the third act of a romantic comedy.

Big Tech Is Turning The United States Into A Giant Company Town

In the traditional company town, the company controlled everything. In the company-town America of Big Tech, a small cabal of corporations effectively controls every aspect of life, from entertainment to employment to the news.

Bret Stephens: If Trump Loses, Elites Can Pretend He Never Happened

Our elites should have responded to Trump’s election with repentance. Instead, they preen over how much better they are than that crude sinner in the White House and the voters who put him there.

What Democrats Do To Amy Coney Barrett Will Rip Off The ‘Moderation And Decency’ Mask

The nomination of Judge Amy Barrett to the Supreme Court is likely to set off the ugliest political fight we’ve seen since, well, the last Supreme Court confirmation battle.

Shattered Norms Started With Democrats’ Fanatical Devotion To Roe v. Wade

Continued escalation of the judicial wars will not end until Roe is overturned and abortion policy is handed back to the people and their representatives.

It Votes Biden Or It Gets The Riots Again

Threats of left-wing political violence if President Trump is reelected have gone from subtext to the plain text.

Joe Biden’s Rabid Pro-Abortionism Is Far More Immoral Than Anything Trump Has Ever Done

It is not easy for Never Trumpers who claim to be pro-life to explain why they are voting for candidates who support taxpayer-funded abortion on demand until birth.