The morale of a nation is ultimately a question of spirit rather than matter.
Discussions & debates on the pressing issues of our current political scene.
Our task is to cultivate free and responsible human beings and not contented cavemen who sing the right songs and say the right pledges on cue.
If indeed America has lost its story, narratives will prove no substitute.
The American story needs to be retold in a way that underscores and reaffirms the truth about the nature of human beings and society.
It is hard to see how 9/11 could not have dominated American life at least for a time, but the long-term shifts were dire.
Attention is a limited resource in government and public culture, and making one thing a priority leaves less time for others.
On 9/11, we know what we mourn, but do we remember what we can honor?
For twenty years, the United States has suffered from a strategy that aimed at completely unrealistic political objectives.
9/11 was the most successful attack in a decades-long, transnational terrorist campaign that is still ongoing.
The most severe maladies afflicting our administrative state today are those of executive unilateralism and regulated parties’ fears of retaliation.
Our administrative state's ills cannot be treated with homespun remedies.
Restoring the administrative state to its constitutional foundations requires not just new statutes, but also a renewed commitment to republican virtue.
There is a staggering mismatch between the APA’s text, on the one hand, and administrative law doctrine and regulatory practice, on the other.
Is it any surprise that agencies look for ways to avoid rulemaking?
Do partisans of the administrative state really want to give up power?