Ronald Reagan

What does ‘conservative’ even mean anymore?

By John Stoehr / November 16, 2023 /

Ronald Reagan wouldn’t recognize today’s GOP. Or would he?

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Um, is Trump a scapegoat?

By John Stoehr / December 9, 2022 /

GOP elites want to believe voters rejected him, not the GOP.

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Here’s everything the Democrats have done and why these midterms should be a cakewalk

By Matt Robison / November 4, 2022 /

No need for smoke and mirrors. It’s an overflow of facts.

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Biden’s first midterm in 2022 is just like Reagan’s in 1982

By John Stoehr / November 2, 2022 /

Set aside the trees to look at the forest.

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Mikhail Gorbachev, 91, is dead

By Erik Loomis / August 30, 2022 /

The former Soviet premier became a sort of hero in the west. But he became that hero precisely because he was a massive failure. 

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American democracy is fragile. Will white liberals step up?

By Elwood Watson / June 15, 2022 /

Given our history, the odds aren’t good.

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Most pundits believe history repeats itself. It doesn’t

By John Stoehr / May 24, 2022 /

When it comes to the midterms, keep your own counsel.

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Orrin Hatch, champion of revanchist values and father of judicial extremism, is dead

By Erik Loomis / April 24, 2022 /

For all his work in making the nation worse, Donald Trump presented Hatch with the Presidential Medal of Freedom that year. 

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What is ‘the good life’ in the United States and what can we do as a republic to make it real?

By John Stoehr / February 14, 2022 /

Reviving a “philosophical tendency.”

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Federalism is the source of fascism, American-style

By John Stoehr / January 31, 2022 /

The tyranny of the minority is baked into the system.

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