September 12, 2020

Conservatives are losing the war over the American mind. Although conservatives have won many elections in recent decades, younger generations are more open to fundamentally transforming the country, and they have less love for America than their parents and grandparents did. The old conservative-libertarian platform of low taxes, welfare reform, a...

July 10, 2020

During World War II, C. S. Lewis gave a series of lectures about the essential doctrines of Christianity that united Christians. These lectures laid the groundwork for his famous book, Mere Christianity. Today, we are in the midst of a new war, a cultural war. And, although they fight against a common enemy, Republicans are divided. They need a Mer...

June 21, 2020

Before nationwide riots and protests broke out in response to the killing of George Floyd, Democrats were calling for prolonged lockdowns and social distancing. Because Democrat politicians supported prolonged lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, countless Americans missed graduations, lost their jobs, and missed the funerals of loved ones. However...

June 7, 2020

After several days of nationwide riots, President Trump finally addressed Americans on how his administration would respond. In about seven minutes, Trump covered topics ranging from practical actions to political philosophy. 

Trump opened his speech by saying that all Americans were rightly infuriated over the killing of George Floyd. Floyd's death...

June 2, 2020

A republican form of government requires a free and open public square. The Founders thought that free speech was necessary for self-government. In an address to the officers of the army, George Washington said, "...the freedom of speech may be taken away, and dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep, to the slaughter."

All political power originat...

May 27, 2020

Man is by nature a social and creative being. Work is a central aspect of a good life. Because of the lockdowns, millions now find themselves unemployed and socially isolated. In most circumstances, it is not in the common good of the society to prohibit something so central to the lives of the people. During the initial spread of the virus, it was...

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“The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts. The right defense against false sentiments is to inculcate just sentiments. By starving the sensibility of our pupils we only make them easier prey to the propagandist when he comes. For famished nature will be avenged and a hard heart is no infallible protection against a soft head.”

C. S. Lewis

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