The Mayflower Compact, signed 400 years ago this week, helped lay a foundation for America’s commitment to government by consent of the governed.
After more than 230 years of living with success under the same constitution, few Americans have any inclination for authoritarian government, coming from either the Right or the Left.
What the Supreme Court nominee’s critics and defenders alike get wrong about the role of faith in American public life.
It is impossible to imagine the citizens of London standing firm during their supreme hour of crisis without Winston Churchill in the center of the storm.
Recall the thinkers who helped to build our liberal democratic order. They were motivated by the free exchange of ideas in the pursuit of truth.
While the ideals on which our civilization was built are being trashed at home, pro-democracy protesters against the Chinese Communist Party fight for them.
‘The third great title-deed’ of freedom, he called it. American exceptionalism drew its moral strength from British exceptionalism.
The government’s response to the pandemic should give conservative advocates of a more powerful state pause.
Today, in the throes of the coronavirus pandemic, the dominant theme is saving lives, regardless of the economic cost.
Pity the heart that could not be moved and lifted by it.