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Republicans Should Support the Amazon Labor Union

Now is the perfect opportunity for the self-described pro-workers American right to put its populist rhetoric into practice. Pro-union demonstrators rally in New York, February 2021. (Ron Adar/Shutterstock) Another week, another golden chance for populist Republicans to walk the walk of a “working-class party.” Let’s hope they take it.On Monday, the Amazon Labor Union filed…

Europe’s Real Energy Wake-Up Call

No, the answer is not fossil fuels; it’s nuclear. “Energy Crisis Is a ‘Wake Up Call’ For Europe to Ditch Fossil Fuels,” declares CNN. That rather sounds like fossil fuels are becoming scarce there, which they’re not. Besides, the U.S. alone could ship enough coal to tide Europe over for at least a few centuries—including…

Five Simple Reforms for the Next Republican Administration

There are a few easy steps the next Republican president can take to get more out of his political appointees and the executive branch. The Eisenhower Executive Office Building (By Leonid Andronov/Shutterstock) President Trump’s administration was often hamstrung by bureaucratic inefficiencies, lack of aligned political personnel in place, and ferocious resistance to his agenda by…

Ron DeSantis, Florida Man, Takes California

The would-be 2024 contender snuck behind ostensible enemy lines over the weekend. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference at LifeScience Logistics to urge the Biden administration to approve Florida’s plan to import prescription drugs from Canada, thereby saving Floridians an estimated $100 million annually on drug costs. (Photo by Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket…

The Road to Serfdom

The Reactionary Mind: Why “Conservative” Isn’t Enough, by Michael Warren Davis, (Regnery Gateway: October 2021), 256 pages.Getting into the reactionary mindset, I decided to start this book at the end, with the appendices, and work my way back to the beginning.The first appendix is a list of reactionary leaders, “men who sought to preserve the…

Taiwan Is Not About China

China and Taiwan know how to coexist, but the American defense establishment wants an enemy. Part One of a two part series.The United States and China will not go to war over Taiwan. China is not engaging in provocative actions leading toward an invasion. So why the fuss?I’d prefer to let the argument speak for…

Invading Poland Again

The E.U. is not a common market. It is a liberal imperialist project.The European Union and the  globalists who rule the European core revealed their hand last Thursday when some of the bloc’s leaders shamed Poland for purportedly violating the E.U.’s values and laws, once again proving that the E.U. is not a common market,…

Dark Green

A review of “The Green Knight,” starring Dev Patel and directed by David Lowery. Dev Patel as Sir Gawain in “The Green Knight” (A24/Facebook) T.S. Eliot famously said in his essay “Tradition and the Individual Talent” that the new work of art modifies the whole existing order, drawing from the larger tradition and rendering it…

Facebook and the Law

The platform facilitates illegal immigration and human smuggling because its mission is above mere nations. In the early chapters of his letter to the Romans, St. Paul describes how humanity stands condemned before God’s law, guilty of falling short of the justice we were made for. Both the law that is written on our hearts,…

The Admirals Who Killed the West

From Miklós Horthy to Rachel Levine, the suicide of our civilization has all been a single story. Left: Admiral Levine, United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (Chris Sean Smith/USPHSCC via Wikimedia Commons). Right: Admiral Miklós Horthy, Austro-Hungarian Navy (Public domain/Wikimedia Commons). In the early spring of 1945, roughly 18,000 Japanese and 7,360 American troops…