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Pragmatism

Ryan and Trump

A Time Out of Ideas

Though it may not show as of late, it is always my intention as an editor of this blog to contribute as …

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Defending Diction: Obstructionism

In recent months, under considerable encouragement from conservative media and largely in response to critics of Donald Trump, a word has reemerged …

The Jefferson Memorial - An Excerpt from the Declaration of Independence Behind

The Founding Philosophers

It has been nearly a year since Chief Justice John Roberts nailed the coffin shut on any shred of a limited government …

Obama and Hagel

Arming Syria: The Bigger Picture

The image: an American president who utilizes long-term detention without trial for terror suspects, unprecedented modes and degrees of surveillance against American …