Trump Threatens Clinton Over Lewinsky? Really?

Look at the man who threatens to pull the trigger on mentioning the Clinton scandals — a serial adulterer who is more removed from twinges of conscience than any figure in American political life.

Clown Prince of the Revolution

Slavoj Žižek is now making waves as a radical critic of the West, though one whose tongue is always in his cheek.


Golden Memories of a Golden Anniversary

Celebrating a long-awaited World Series title in Baltimore in 1966 was a moment of unalloyed joy—a prolepsis of the Kingdom.


Politics and the English Language: An Introduction

The care of words is something that should concern all of us, perhaps particularly those of the Christian faith.

The Culture of Death, on the March in Colorado

Euthanasia kills more than a human being facing life’s most challenging moment.


Speaking of “Deplorables”….

Let’s be clear what Hillary Clinton’s revelatory riff about “deplorable” Americans tells us about what’s coming under a potential Clinton administration.

The Political Magic of C.S. Lewis

Lewis knew that a faith-informed conscience could advance justice and that Christianity played an enormous part in establishing the concept of natural rights and the dignity of the human person. But he also believed that no political party can come close to approximating God’s ideal.


What Are the Checks and Balances?

With the state of constitutional checks on the executive branch uncertain, America is in serious danger with either major-party candidate.

Washington’s Warnings

Having served as the first chief executive under the new constitutional system, George Washington cautioned Americans about the tendency of the system to induce deep frustration in the champions of various courses of policy.


Let’s Break Off the Engagement

Is the libertarian cause of “judicial engagement” anything more than camouflage for libertarian judicial activism?