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Patriotism, Protest, and Pigskins

Published by D. Michael Johnston
on Wednesday 27 September 2017

Our banner, the Stars and Stripes, is heavily symbolic in its appearance, but even more so in its representation of our nation and our ideals.

Breaking the Gridlock: A Path Toward Pragmatic Gun Law Reform

Published by D. Michael Johnston
on Wednesday 24 May 2017

Survey after survey claims that support for gun law reform is widespread. Why then does the status quo remain unchanged?

The Right Stuff

Published by Alex Essen
on Monday 22 May 2017

"With all due respect to Eleanor Roosevelt..."

Brexit: An "Unnecessary Act of Self-harm"? No, It's Democracy

Published by Philip Orson
on Friday 19 May 2017
Palace of Westminster

On Thursday 23rd June, 2016, the UK voted to Leave the European Union. Some have argued that Brexit is an unnecessary act of economic self-harm, but the referendum was necessary, and the result must be followed.

The Conservative Lens, Part 5: Conservatism in Context

Published by Alex Essen
on Wednesday 17 May 2017
Capitol Dome

See life through the conservative lens and learn to speak the language of conservatism.

Free Trade, Industrial America's False Scourge

Published by Philip Bolger
on Monday 15 May 2017

Of all the issues to come up in the 2016 Presidential Election, only Free Trade seemed to be devoid of proponents.  Opposition from both the left and right attacked Free Trade.  While noble, such opposition is misguided.

Community Policing: An Unlikely Answer to Terror Recruitment in the West

Published by Samuel Wharton
on Friday 12 May 2017

ISIS uses its propaganda machine to "inspire" supporters to carry out attacks around the world.  To stop them, police must adopt new tactics.  Community policing represents their best option for preventing future attacks.

The Conservative Lens, Part 4: History and Progress

Published by Alex Essen
on Wednesday 10 May 2017

Do conservatives reject all change? How do they understand their place in history?

Oppression Narratives: Society's Self-Wounding Sword

Published by Andrew Fant
on Monday 8 May 2017

Contemporary American progressives promote a culture of victimhood by carelessly adopting potentially harmful oppression narratives. A more careful and nuanced approach would do more good by minimizing negative consequences.

Standing in the Mirror: A Hard Look at our Online Lives

Published by David Douglas
on Friday 5 May 2017

Internet & social media began admirably, but morphed into a form of entertainment. Marked by ignorance, the impact on society is polarizing. To save democracy, algorithms must change, while we remember we’re not enemies.