Paul David Miller
Paul David Miller
Paul Miller

Paul D. Miller teaches public policy at The University of Texas at Austin. He is a research fellow at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. He previously served on the National Security Council Staff from 2007 through 2009.

Miller received his PhD in international relations from Georgetown University. He is also a veteran of the war in Afghanistan. Follow him on Twitter.

Spare Me Your Insecurity-Induced Dunkirk Envy

If watching soldiers do their thing makes you feel unmanly, take that up with your conscience and local recruiter. Please stop projecting your insecurities onto the rest of us.

Barack Obama Welcomes You To Donald Trump’s Imperial Presidency

The president can lay aside Congress and multiple Supreme Court rulings because he now has the power to simply choose which laws to enforce and which to ignore.

12 Amendments Our Constitution Needs, But Not Through An Article V Convention

We should welcome renewed attention to our Constitution post-Election Day. Just because it has lasted this long doesn’t mean it’s safe.

4 Reasons To Rejoice Over The End Of Obama’s Myth-Based Foreign Policy

President Obama mismanaged two wars, oversaw the collapse of order across the Middle East, and left the United States and the world less safe.

What Both The Left And Right Should Learn From Trump’s Election

We can still hope for America’s success, and consider the silver linings a Trump presidency might offer. But Trump is a terrible model for the right.

The Moral Collapse Of The Republican Party

The Republican Party is not ‘unifying.’ It is surrendering.

How To Burn Down The Two-Party System

If we want to see real change, we should seek to bring down the two-party system itself.

Trump Supporters Aren’t Stupid. They’re Foolish

America will not be great again with a fool as her chief spokesman, diplomat, and symbol.

I Am More Qualified For President Than Trump Or Clinton, And So Are You

A random citizen picked from the phonebook would make a better president than either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

What The Federalist Party Platform Would Look Like

Today it is the incompetence and abuses of the national government that most endanger freedom. So it is time to create the Federalist Party.

Let’s Resurrect The Federalist Party

We need a new political party that restrains the federal government in favor of more local solutions. Call it the Federalist Party.

5 Reasons Every American Should Oppose Donald Trump

It’s not just about conservative credentials or his slimy personal history. Donald Trump is a danger to the American ideals of a free and open society.

I’m An Evangelical, And I Don’t Support Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz doesn’t get how to be a Christian in the public square.

Why Hillary Clinton’s Email Shenanigans Matter

Any other government employee would be fired and prosecuted for doing what Hillary Clinton has done with her emails.

How The Left Created Donald Trump

Voters like Donald Trump not so much because they hate Mexicans and Muslims, but because they hate progressive bigotry.

5 Ways Americans Could Really Help Syria’s Refugees

Americans today who argue the United States should help Syria’s refugees should abandon their antipathy towards intervention, stability operations, and nation building.

Why GOP Candidates Should Talk About Afghanistan

Counterintuitively, the 2016 Republican presidential candidates can score some real political points by bringing up the unpopular war in Afghanistan. Here’s how.

Don’t Thank Me For My Military Service

If you truly want to honor the sacrifices of military members and veterans, do more concrete things than merely saying thanks.

Down Hillary Clinton’s Email Rabbit Hole

Hillary Clinton’s released emails contain information that could have damaged U.S. national security if disclosed at the time they were written.

Donald Trump Couldn’t Graduate From ROTC

No soldier would follow Trump into battle, and no officer would give him loyalty.