The new elite class of America is the old one: America’s mainline Protestant Christians in both the glory and the annoyingness of their moral confidence and spiritual certainty. They just stripped out the Christianity along the way.
Adult involvement may be a chief cause of children’s declining participation in sports.
Publishers and postmodernism are contributing to the death of the humanities.
The first presidential election was 225 years ago today. Although it was not democratic, it was a first in human history.
The emergence of a new grammatical entity signifies an elision not of words but of the orderly thought that is the precondition of orderly expression. We see a lapse into vagueness, a failure or refusal to construct any sort of argument.
We are a grateful nation. And because we are a grateful nation, we are a generous nation. Our founders were steeped in this idea, and it is still strong among us.
Fifty years later, a majority of Americans still believe that more than one man was involved in the JFK assassination. What explains the tenacious nature of this belief?
Promoting civilian review of police departments is in keeping with conservative values.
With the ACA's exchanges going live today, let's take a look at public opinion on the law.
Genuinely successful people in business have nothing in common with the likes of Bernie Madoff. Why do so many see them all as greedy and selfish?
America’s schools no longer teach our history or celebrate our unique culture, devaluing a powerful force for national unity.
The Common Core has the potential to be a positive force in education, but parents must be vigilant.
All Americans would agree that July 4th is an important date for our nation, but we have constantly debated its meaning and the proper way to celebrate it, with interpretations changing over time and in particular circumstances.
In speeches delivered nearly 10 years apart, two men from very different backgrounds – one a president and one a former slave – reflect on the meaning of July 4th and the Declaration for themselves and their nation.
The Declaration of Independence is the birth announcement of the American Republic. Do we understand its full meaning? Does our modern Republic live up to its promise?
Transportation and municipal authorities have inundated the public with warnings, alerts, and notifications. The effort may be counterproductive; it is certainly annoying.
The Benghazi attack raises fundamental questions on how to keep America safe and whether to trust the administration. We need a substantive debate on how to protect America against the growing threat of Islamic extremists.
Progressives, conservatives, and libertarians each have a mythology in which they are the heroes and the other tribes are villains. Partisans of these three ideologies even speak different languages.
Toward a deeper gratitude for our freedom, with a clean pride in a country that has spilled so much of its blood for others.
What schools can learn from barbeque restaurants.