Patriotism and Conservatism

Matthew Continetti at AEI: One cannot be an American patriot without reverence for the nation’s enabling documents. One cannot be an American conservative without regard for the American tradition of liberty those charters inaugurated. “Conservatives may of course...

Fallen Journalists in 2022

From the Committee to Protect Journalists: At least 67 journalists and media workers were killed in 2022 – an almost 50% increase from 2021, CPJ found. The rise was driven by a high number of journalist deaths covering the Ukraine war and a sharp rise in killings in...

Rules on the Head of a Pin

Don Wolfensberger at The Hill: It will be interesting to observe just how open the new “Freedom” House will be when it comes to floor amendments, and how long it will last. I suspect Republicans will quickly learn that the Democratic minority can be just as conniving...

New Members of Rules

Emily Brooks at The Hill: The addition of Republican Reps. Chip Roy (Texas), Ralph Norman (S.C.), and Thomas Massie (Ky.) to the House Rules Committee — one of the concessions from Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) that helped him secure the gavel — means that the...

Civic Education on Campus

Paul Carrese at AEI: Conservatives frequently bemoan the ideological monoculture on college campuses, but they too rarely propose constructive solutions. One notable exception has been Arizona State University’s School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership...

New Rules

Rep. Norman is excited to serve on Rules and vows that conservatives will have power. “The three of us—I don’t think there’s ever been a bloc of people like us that’s been on the Rules Committee.” Says he won’t support allowing bills to the floor...