“Although democracy may not inherently be fragile, when its caretakers abandon their duties, fissures can appear. Sometimes it takes a renegade to stand in the gap.”
“Without major changes to institutions such as the Electoral College and Supreme Court, the real majority rule will be out of reach.”
“If by chance you do not enjoy this book, you can always send used copies to Florida school districts.”
“Liberal bias in the elite media has been prevalent for quite a while, but Ungar-Sargon’s book shows that it has gotten much worse.”
There are few surprises in The Midnight Kingdom, Jared Yates Sexton’s history of power corrupting absolutely, but there aren’t meant to be.
There is something wrong with contemporary liberal democracy, especially in the United States.
“without an ability for a nation to protect an objective truth that all political tribes can agree on, there is a substantial challenge in maintaining a healthy American democracy.”
“These columns, written between 2008 and 2020, are written mostly with the same elegance, persuasiveness, and lucidity that have marked Will’s long career as one of the nation’s most percep
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“Run. Fight. Think.”
“illuminating, well-written, and offers sharp insights into fascism’s strong appeal, for some, in times of turbulent change.”
Do you want to know why many of the least affluent Americans support politicians who struggle to lower taxes for the rich and cut what they call the “death tax” on the assets that billionaires seek
“A challenging read that illuminates harsh truths of our time.”
“Norberg’s ability to distill lessons for today from thousands of years of world history will stimulate and enlighten both general readers and professional scholars.”
“As a chronicle of the decline of American liberalism from the time of Ted Kennedy’s birth at the dawn of the New Deal to the collapse of its ethic of activist government in the 1970s,
“Fawcett displays an impressive knowledge of the thinkers and doers of . . . conservatism throughout modern history.”
“Systemic Corruption: Constitutional Ideas for An Anti-Oligarchic Republic’s merit lies in its intellectual energy that the reade
“The main warning of Dreher’s insightful and provocative book is that totalitarianism can happen here—in the United States and the West.”
Prestigious constitutional law professors can publish whatever they please, ranging from a critical analysis of the Supreme Court cases to outlandish predictions about the Constitution.
“A half-century later, little remains to admire about construction workers wrapping lead pipes in American flags and raining blows on unarmed college students while New York’s Finest folded
“an entertaining, thought-provoking book that will and should command a widespread readership.”
In Charlottesville, VA, a statue honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee has stood for generations.
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“Historian Paul Matzko’s well-researched and often terrifically entertaining new book, The Radio Right, provides a compelling, convincing, and closely observed
“‘The rise of the religious right should be cause for alarm among all who care about the future of democracy in America.’”