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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 …

Gates Press Conference

Towards a Philosophy of Journalism

“Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artist’s metaphysical value-judgments. Man’s profound need of art lies in the fact …