Politics

Born-Alive Act Redux!

Prof. Arkes reflects on his work crafting the Born Alive Act and takes some time to analyze the latest version of the Act, to him the best ever.

Conservative Affirmation: Dan McCarthy on Essayist Willmoore Kendall

In this episode of the Anchoring Truths podcast, Garrett Snedeker and JWI Intern Jacob Shields sit down with scholar and journalist Daniel McCarthy to discuss his foreword for the recently republished edition of populist-friendly political philosopher Willmoore Kendall’s The Conservative Affirmation. They discuss Kendall’s ideology, scholarship, and relevance to modern political debates.

“A Man of Iron” with Grover Cleveland Biographer Troy Senik

In this episode of the Anchoring Truths podcast, Garrett Snedeker and JWI intern Jacob Shields sit down with Troy Senik to discuss his new book titled, “A Man of Iron; The Turbulent Life and Improbable Presidency of Grover Cleveland” They discuss Cleveland’s rise to political prominence, his principled approach to executive power, and his relevance

And All the Students Said, “Amen”

By offering a voluntary prayer, the government introduces its students to religion in a way that is not coercive or intrusive. It is, rather, a traditional acknowledgement of religion, even if it simply constitutes a recognition of the theistic origins of our unalienable rights.

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