If China Cracks Down on Hong Kong, Trump Should Extend His Tariffs

President Trump should not stand idly by if the Chinese government chooses to use force against protesters in Hong Kong.

In Defense of Washington, D.C.

The image of Washington as a cesspool of preening pretense is not completely libelous, but neither is it the whole story.

Limit Some Guns for Cosmetic Reasons

Pending renewal of our family life, it might not be crazy to place limits on some guns for cosmetic reasons.

Extraordinary Coincidence, Contemporary Lesson

Forty years after Pope John Paul II bent the course of the 20th century in a more humane direction during his first pilgrimage to his Polish homeland in June 1979, new information continues to emerge about what happened behind the scenes, shedding further light on those epic events.

Trump’s Words Are Poison

The president has done more than any politician in living memory to fan the flames of ethnic and racial antipathy and nurture a culture of bigotry.

Darker Days Ahead?

The El Paso and Dayton shootings brought the 2020 presidential election, and America’s future, into sharp and disturbing focus.

So, You Want Canadian Health Care?

The Democrats’ pretense that we can provide Medicare for All and receive the same level of care we’ve become accustomed to is applesauce.

For Conservatives Critical of Trump: Talking to Peter Wehner

In a conversation with Andy Fitch for the Los Angeles Review of Books, EPPC Senior Fellow Peter Wehner discusses his new book The Death of Politics and the state of conservatism today.

Pondering the Glory of America: Wilfred M. McClay’s Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story

A land of hope is one that is ever moving toward a better future but also one that must see its limitations and appreciate how to work within the context of limitation. Wilfred McClay’s account of America ultimately points readers toward this seeming contradiction which, in his woven-together story of the country, reveals itself in the end as the glory of living out tensions inherent in the human condition.

A Marriage of Man and Machine

Self-driving cars will ruin our connection to the metal beast.