The character and tenacity needed to win the space race and land on the moon were built on the western frontier and ingrained deep into the American ethos.
Controversial and often prescient French writer Bernard-Henri Levy’s latest book, ‘The Empire and the Five Kings,’ calls on America to do a better job engaging the world and defending it from encroaching autocratic powers such Iran, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Russia, and China.
A new book by Robert Kagan, ‘The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World,’ argues that the liberal world order is unraveling at a frightening pace, hastened in no small measure by its chief custodian and beneficiary.
The speed, intensity, and content of criticism of the death penalty pronouncement suggest a fundamental disrespect for the office and person of the pope.
America needs Christmas as a public expression: not only for its magic and delight, but as a testament to the Judeo-Christian roots upon which this country was founded.
It’s not at all clear that the free people of the world are still willing to make the choices—let alone the requisite sacrifices—to protect our rights and liberties.
For all their talk of a free society, in England, as throughout Europe, people belong to the state. Not so in America! In America people belong to themselves and it is the state that belongs to the people.
Liberals have suddenly overcome their aversion to citing Jesus Christ, and even—the horror!—of quoting Leviticus, all to bash us into their preferred refugee and immigration policies.
This ideology aims to upend the American order, replacing natural rights, freedom, and equality with a new politics focused on racial self-interest and ethnonationalism.
These characters from the dystopian novel ‘The Journal of David Q. Little’ can help us reflect on the choice between individuality or conformity; between living life exceptionally or as a drone.
American exceptionalism doesn’t mean doing great stuff. It means having an entirely different system of government, one that trusts individuals to run their own affairs.
At root, the most logical meaning of American exceptionalism is that America simply chose a a path exceptional among nations to codifying the exercise of political power.
The Left has been telling us for decades that America isn’t great. Then Donald Trump comes along, and Michelle Obama changes their tune.
Denouncing all patriotic impulses as barbaric, tribal, and intrinsically racist will only fuel these impulses. Instead, we need to distinguish between healthy and unhealthy nationalism.
Brexit was a vote for British exceptionalism—the idea that freedom is the unique mission of the English-speaking peoples.
President Obama thinks the main problem with the world is the United States. That’s why he needs to cut us down to size in Cuba—and everywhere else.
Can a belief in American exceptionalism and the Christian gospel coexist in harmony? A new book probes our history of civil religion.
Americans care for Christians and Israel because the religious and political freedoms we enjoy depend upon each other and descend from our Western heritage.
Visiting your county or state fair will cure you of worrying America is all snark and no bite.
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