When Presidents Upheld the Law

Rich Tucker The Foundry Heritage.org 2/17/2014

…George Washington “understood himself to be the President of a Republic in which the people, through their elected representatives in Congress, make laws,” Heritage’s David Azerrad writes. As the chief executive, Washington recognized that his constitutional charge to “take care that the laws be faithfully executed” was a duty […]

Living Large in the Obama White House

Here in America, it’s supposed to be small government, Big People. This is the New World, not the Old.


The hoi polloi aren’t welcome, but Marie Antoinette would be at home.

Charles C. W. Cooke National Review Online 3/8/2013

We are now firmly ensconced in the brutal Age of the Sequester, and […]

Quote of the day

28 January 2012


We live under a republican form of government. We need forever to remember that representative government does represent. A careless, indifferent representative is the result of a careless, indifferent electorate. The people who start to elect a man to get what he can for his district will probably find […]

Quote of the day

2 January 2012

The nation with the greatest moral power will win. Of that are born armies and navies and the resolution to endure.

Have faith in the moral power of America. It gave independence under Washington and freedom under Lincoln.

Here, right never lost. Here, wrong never won.


Audio: Newt Gingrich ‘in a benign sense … is a totalitarian,’ says Mark Steyn

Tina Korbe HotAir.com 12/17/2011

This, to balance out my anti-Mitt post earlier. The truest sentence Mark Steyn speaks in this audio: Newt Gingrich has “solutions to stuff most of us didn’t know were problems.” I’ll let Steyn’s statements about Gingrich speak for themselves:

Rather than add more about what we don’t want in a […]

2012 challenge: Find Calvin Coolidge’s heir

‘Silent Cal’ and Reagan are models for qualities that Americans trust

Garland S. Tucker III The Washington Times 5/19/2011

As the 2012 election approaches, the stakes could not be higher. By most accounts, the Republicans hold that rare opportunity to un- seat an incumbent president. Whom they nominate will determine the outcome of the election […]