(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) A high school buddy of mine in California, call him Jack, wrote to express his amicable skepticism about my support of Donald Trump and the Republican ticket. He works in tech
Richard Nixon’s resignation under threat of impeachment, 42 years ago this week, can teach us enduring lessons about ethics, politics, and the presidency, as I reflected in a TV news interview yesterday.
(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) A presidential campaign puts the country through a rugged exam. It tests the candidates against each other, this year Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton.
(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) Buckle up, America. It’s one of those times that try men’s souls. In a few months we have to choose between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as chief executive of
(By Publius, '76 Contributor) In 2006, my wife and I made the best decision of our lives: We left my home state of California. At the time, we understood that it was probably forever, and
(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) Whatever happened to the home of the brave? The air of this election year is so filled with appeals to fear that you’d think all Americans were timid children, frightened
(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) Split the Republican party if the primary or convention process doesn’t produce the nominee you want? Destroy the village in order to save it, as some mad zealot said in
[By Publius, '76 Blog contributor] I like Dr. Ben Carson. He seems like a wonderful man, and I was even fortunate enough to meet him in passing once and shake his hand. By all accounts,
“Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature, that such devices should be
“Posterity! You will never know, how much it cost the present Generation, to preserve your Freedom! I hope you will make a good Use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven,