Bruce Thornton, The rise of populist and patriotic passions. Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. Long-developing cracks in the Western political establishment’s century-old paradigm suddenly widened this year. In the US Donald Trump, a reality television star and real estate developer, improbably became the Republican Party’s nominee for
John Pudner, Breitbart The “Democracy Spring” march from Philadelphia to Capitol Hill next week to protest big-money special interests has much in common with the conservative protest in Miami to stop a closed-door recount of ballots in 2000. Tuesday, I will be among conservatives joining the march for 17.5 miles from Newark, Delaware, to Perryville, Maryland.
Kurt Schlichter, A lot of people, especially Millennials with degrees in Intersectional Climate Change Gender Studies, may not know it, but there is a way to anticipate what’s going to happen in the future. It’s not perfect, but it helps you make educated guesses about what’s next. It’s called “History,” and apparently no one in
Jerry Bowyer Let’s start with a shocking, but true premise: If you are a patriotic American, you believe that there are circumstances under which it is right to take up arms against your own government. That statement feels wrong to me. It reeks of militia and McVeigh and toothless loons holed up with guns in
Star Parker Just when Tea Party obituaries were being sounded around the country, Washington fixture of 42 years, Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran, loses to upstart Tea Party candidate Chris McDaniel. And one week later, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, in the blockbuster of this year’s political season, is booted out of office in the Virginia
Wes Walker, The Roman Republic had it’s defender in Cicero. They called him pater patriae (Father of his Country) for his faithful defense of the Roman Republic. Does the American Republic have such a man? or woman? Cicero watched a politician (Catiline) attempt to overthrow the Republic. Cicero watched him carefully. He thwarted his plans,
Jerry Newcombe A new court ruling has determined that churches can no longer rent public school facilities. Writing for Facts & Trends (4/3/14), Bob Smietana observes, “The 2-1 ruling from the Second Circuit Court is the latest twist in a long-running legal battle between the Bronx Household of Faith and the Board of Education of