Some Early Lame-Duck Lessons
The brief lame-duck session of Congress now underway offers a first indication of what a Republican Congress might look like next year, and the early signals are disconcerting.
A Victory to Last
Conservatives who want to prevent history from repeating itself with yet another Democratic victory in 2016 should learn from previous failures to capitalize on big GOP waves.
Support for Animal Welfare Grows on the Right
The momentum in conservative and traditionalist circles toward a consistent ethic of life is arising not by accident in an age of omnipresent abortion — but on account of it.
A Vacuum of Leadership
Bret Stephens’s new book America in Retreat supplies the intellectual case for confident, world-spanning leadership by the United States.
Campus Rape Is Real
No one should be surprised that when the guardrails of sexual behavior were swept away in the flood of the sexual revolution, predatory men were handed a golden opportunity.
Suffering Through the Prism of Faith
The problem of suffering and evil presents a dilemma for Christianity, but a faithful response enables believers to experience grace and joy, even in the face of affliction.
Books for Christmas
George Weigel presents his annual list of recommendations sure to please deserving readers on your Christmas list.
Body Cameras and the Ferguson Problem
Requiring police to wear body cameras may make justice more attainable in some cases, but even video evidence will not convince those who are determined to believe a particular narrative.
A Monumental Shame
The noble idea to build a memorial to Dwight Eisenhower has become a classic Washington boondoggle, an object lesson on how not to build a memorial in that city.
How to Replace Obamacare
The ACA cannot be displaced with abstractions and good intentions. What’s needed is a workable and politically viable plan.