John reviews Common Good Constitutionalism, Harvard Law Professor Adrian Vermeule’s vision of a mighty leader bound by only the loose cords of a constitution, here at Front Porch Republic.
Congressman Henry Cuellar will not go down in history as the best of the pro-life House Democrats (e.g. Dan Lipinski was a far more spirited champion of the unborn), but […]
On George Washington’s Birthday, John looks at some of the lesser lights to lead and one future president who drew a line. Here, on the Porch.
Cursing a person strikes not at flawed policies or poor decisions but at the image of God. The rise of coded and not-so-coded cursing of the President of the United […]
On the Porch, John rattles the supply chains with an assist from Ronald Reagan, Sam Walton, and an Amish guy on a bus. Read it here, assuming it’s not out […]
Let’s hope this doesn’t become a regular feature—the Letter to the Editor that did not get published. First Things is a magazine that I have enjoyed since I would peruse […]
An opinion writer cites John’s National Affairs piece on Democrats and abortion. It’s too bad that Thomas Edsall didn’t take what he could have learned to heart. Edsall’s piece “Abortion […]
A recent documentary on the twentieth century’s most notable evangelist is light on faith and heavy on politics. John explores at Current.
One can optimistically hope that this is the last time Trump is the focus of a piece. Still, the rubble needs to be addressed. Trump radicalized both the GOP and […]
John starts a new branch of his media empire, a bimonthly podcast nicknamed “the B.S.” The Brass Spittoon builds on a written interview feature of the same name and expands […]