• A Hobbit a Wardrobe and a Great war


2012 June

Wall Street Journal: They Preached Liberty


The passion of American ministers for political freedom in 1776 reflected their belief in religious toleration.

La Stampa: Obamacare and American Exceptionalism


Many Europeans by now must be shaking their heads in either disgust or bewilderment at America’s ongoing debate over health-care reform.

Q&A with Stan Guthrie


Here is a Q&A I did with my good friend Stan Guthrie discussing “The Searchers.”

Q Ideas for the Common Good: Contraception and the Devolution of Human Rights


Revolutionary pamphleteer Thomas Paine once observed that a political crisis could become a clarifying moment. Such moments, he wrote, “sift out the hidden thoughts of man.”