The government does a lot that is absurd, foolish, and wrong, but the last thing we should cut is the state’s role in protecting our lives and property.
When government grows beyond its natural bounds, we must remember that none among us can be trusted to wield such fearsome power over anyone else.
It’s absurd to claim Sen. Tom Cotton was saying Shakespeare was American simply because he said Chinese students should learn about the playwright ‘from America.’ Shakespeare understood ordered liberty.
Two days surrounded by guns, ammunition, Navy SEALs, military dogs, tactical gear, camouflage, and American flags restored my faith in America.
Tragic shootings by white supremacists must not convince us that America is on the wrong track, or that we must surrender liberty.
Too many have distorted or forgotten the words of the Declaration of Independence. In our defense of liberty, we cannot abandon the text’s core principles.
Statesmanship requires knowing when it’s time to gather your allies, and when it’s time to strap on your armor and wage the battles that need to be won.
Those of us who favor liberty should explicitly reject any attempt to re-order our public square toward the Highest Good.
American conservatives always seem to think they are losing, but compared to the rest of the English-speaking world they are absolutely winning.
Benjamin Weingarten takes a deep dive into the Declaration of Independence, discussing the link between natural law and natural rights, and the Founders.
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A life of total ‘security’ would be psychologically intolerable, and would expose us to the great evils of an overbearing government.
In ‘Why Liberalism Failed,’ Patrick Deneen wonders if flawed notions behind the American founding are the reason the world is going to hell in a handbasket. But there are big problems with Deneen’s otherwise incisive critique.
In ‘Why Liberalism Failed,’ Notre Dame Professor Patrick Deneen ably tackles some of the biggest questions of the our age: For all its benefits, why is liberalism failing, and making so many people unhappy?
Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations does its best to form a synthesis out of Steve Bannon’s nationalism and George W. Bush’s foreign policy.
Hillsdale Professor Thomas G. West joins Federalist Radio to discuss the beliefs at the time of American’s founding and what we can learn from them.
A closer look at the Founders’ thought about government shows their political philosophy that culminated in the Constitution was anything but libertarian.
Feminism is nothing more than a war against nature, and nothing vindicates this notion more than transgenderism.
Yes, of course giving is good. But responsible adults don’t run their lives, households, or businesses on that premise alone. Nor should our government.
Progressives keep using the language of ‘rights’ to excuse and facilitate their agenda. But the word doesn’t mean what they think it means.
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