George Weigel on Pope Benedict XVI, Regensburg, and the Future of Islam

EPPC Distinguished Senior Fellow George Weigel talks with Italian news-and-commentary Web site Tempi about issues raised in Mr. Weigel’s recent column, “Regensburg Vindicated.”


Why Hillary’s Alinsky Letters Matter

Newly uncovered correspondence shows that, despite her claims to centrism, Hillary Clinton has always been in tune with the goals of the radical left.

Barack’s World

Barack Obama increasingly lives in a world detached from reality, and we’re paying a very high price for it.

Replacing Obamacare Saves a Lot of Money

A new cost estimate shows once again that it is possible to provide access to insurance for all Americans at far less expense than the Affordable Care Act.

Memorial to Waste

The farcical attempt to build an Eisenhower memorial in Washington has been an insult to the memory of an American hero.


A Healing Illness

Bret Baier’s book offers a story of joy and perseverance in the face of unexpected trials.

Oneself in Others

A memoir on the reading of Middlemarch offers some worthwhile observations, but not much in the way of original wisdom.

Getting There

Opponents of Obamacare have an opportunity to offer a better alternative, but successfully implementing new reforms will require a careful transition in order to minimize further disruption to Americans’ health care coverage.


Miracle at Philadelphia

The remarkable story of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 offers lessons for public life today.


How to be a Conservative: a Conversation with Roger Scruton

The author discusses his new book on the nature of conservatism and what it takes to preserve the things worth keeping.