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Here’s an excerpt from The Face of God by Roger Scruton.


Race-Baiting in the Era of Obama by Lauri B. Regan. On my train ride to work this week, a black man sat near me. He was listening to his music loud enough for anyone in the vicinity to hear. As […]


Robert Caro’s Big Dig by Charles McGrath. Robert Caro probably knows more about power, political power especially, than anyone who has never had some. He has never run for any sort of office himself and would probably have lost if […]


Hitler vs. Stalin: Who Was Worse? by Timothy Snyder. As we recall the Red Army’s liberation of Auschwitz on January 27, 1945, sixty-six years ago today, we might ask: who was worse, Hitler or Stalin? In the second half of […]

New Debate

“The New Debate in the Republican Party Needs to be Between Conservatives and Libertarians” by Nick Gillespie & Matt Welch. “A lot of the libertarian ideals that Ron Paul is talking about…should not be alien to any Republican,” Sen. Jim […]


President of the Twilight Zone by Michael Tanner. Deconstructing one of President Obama’s speeches can be a bit like taking a trip to an alternate universe. Take his remarks last week to the Associated Press, contrasting his budget vision with […]

Not Alike

Seven Ways 2012 Won’t Be Anything Like 2008 For Team Obama by William Galston. With the general election now underway, it’s tempting to assume that President Obama has a built-in advantage by having at his disposal a campaign operation that […]