Publications


Conservatism Is Gratitude

There is no better time than Thanksgiving to reflect on the many blessings that Americans continue to enjoy, not least of all the founding principles that EPPC and its scholars have consistently sought to defend and promote.

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How Our Democracy Works

A move like the executive action on immigration announced by President Obama is a natural consequence of many years during which Congress has ceded power to the executive branch.

How the ‘Reserve’ Dollar Harms America

The economic crisis of 2008-09 was similar to the crisis that triggered the Great Depression–both caused by the ‘demand duplication’ required by using the dollar as an official reserve currency.

Vatican II and the Berlin Wall

Pope John Paul II, building on Vatican II and Lumen Gentium, helped bring about a revolution of conscience that presaged the total collapse of communism in Europe.

Obama’s Will to Power

President Obama embodies the Left’s determination to achieve its policy objectives by any means necessary, no matter how unconstitutional or undemocratic.

I Dare You to Impeach Me

While Hillary Clinton will surely attempt to open some distance between herself and President Obama as she campaigns, her swift embrace of his polarizing order on immigration will make it difficult for her to present herself as anything other than Obama’s third term.

Just Don’t Call It Islamic

President Obama is stubborn in his belief that by denying the reality of Islamic extremism, he can promote peace.

Modernizing the CBO

It’s time reform the process of “scoring” proposed legislation in a more modern, transparent direction.

Best Shot for GOP in 2016? Look to the Governors

To win in 2016, Republicans need to rely on a model of positive governance that suits the public mood better than the liberal or conservative models Washington has on tap.

What Will the GOP’s Senate Takeover Mean for Judicial Nominations?

Senate Republicans should give President Obama’s judicial nominees the same treatment that Senate Democrats offered Republican nominees in the recent past.