In Response to a Worthy Critic The Center - “I will close here by thanking Senatore for his thoughtful critique of my review. I hope that this response convinces him that my ‘sweeping statements and feel-good-isms’ are not wholly without merit!” Thomas Koenig 1/22/2021
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How to Honor the Legacy of Michael Brooks The Left - “When it comes to theorizing about cosmopolitan socialism, Michael, unfortunately, passed on before he could spell out the details. However, we can infer much from his criticisms of conservative histories.” Matt McManus 1/21/2021
Letter to the Editor: a Much-Needed Reality Check The Right - “Writers like Koenig would be wise to recognize that when it comes to the intense, tribalistic, and bad-faith rhetoric (and actions) that have contributed to American decline, there are at least two sides to the story.” Tony D. Senatore 1/20/2021
Ray Haynes: Why Republicans Should Support the Popular Vote The Right - “In the battleground states, since 2000, Republicans have won the popular vote four out of six times. In fact, Donald Trump—in 2020—won the battleground states by over 2.1 million votes.” Henri Mattila 1/19/2021
“After Trump” The Center - “In what ways can we further immunize our governing institutions from the political malaise of today and tomorrow?” Thomas Koenig 1/19/2021
A Brief History of Nothing (Part II): Something for Nothing The Center - “We presumed to be no longer worshipping anything, but were we not actually worshipping Nothing?” Chris Augusta 1/16/2021
Desperately Seeking Consistency The Center - “And, as Michael Lind pointed out in Tablet, Washington, D.C.’s Capitol Hill was not the only Capitol Hill taken over by extremists thanks to a lax police presence—witness ultra-progressive Seattle.” Michael D. Purzycki 1/15/2021
Transgender Rites: How Trans Activism Manipulates Public Opinion The Center - “The notion that gender identity is a matter of self-identification, separate from biological sex, not only flies in the face of science but also leads to circular reasoning.” Gerfried Ambrosch 1/15/2021
Our First Year without Roger Scruton The Left - “At his best, Scruton was a panoramic thinker of formidable intellect who puts to shame many of the lesser polemicists who have followed in his giant footsteps.” Matt McManus 1/14/2021
Mr. President, Please Consider Following John Adams’s Example The Center - “So, if President Trump sticks to his plans not to attend the inauguration of President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, he has a remaining option that still very much respects the peaceful transfer of government set into place by our nation’s Founders.” Zachary Rose 1/13/2021
The Woke Mob vs. the Trump Mob: the Real Double Standard The Center - “There is a real double standard at work. It is a glaring one, not the one President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris claim exists but, rather, the one they want to gaslight us into accepting.” Alexander Zubatov 1/13/2021