Jul 3, 2015
On the Fourth of July, let's be sure to celebrate freedom first! Without it, there can be no lasting democracy.
Jun 26, 2015
Next week, we'll be celebrating the 239th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The eloquent cries for freedom and equality voiced in that properly revered document have become what professors Sid Milkis and Marc Landy call the "American Creed."
Jun 19, 2015
The Bloomberg Technology Conference in San Francisco this week was such a breath of fresh air. Unlike official Washington, the tech industry is actually working to create a brighter future for our nation and the entire world.
Jun 12, 2015
It doesn't take much of an imagination to understand the reluctance of government leaders to give the Magna Carta the recognition it deserves. The document is first and foremost about placing limits upon political leaders and government to do as they please.
May 22, 2015
Inequality was such an accepted part of the pre-1776 world that in Roman elections upper-class citizens had more votes than anybody else. Few Americans today could tolerate, or even imagine, such a world.
May 8, 2015
For government in America to regain its legitimacy, government officials must change their behavior. The legitimacy problem is not that Americans don't respect authority; it's that those with power don't respect its limits.
May 1, 2015
The sad scenes playing out in Baltimore are made sadder by the fact that more such incidents are likely over the coming years.
Apr 24, 2015
Pessimism is overstated, and a big part of the blame comes from the fact that elite journalists are on the losing side of the digital revolution. For most Americans, the rise of new voices and new sources of information available whenever they want it is a great step forward.