Abraham Lincoln

It’s Time For President Trump To Go Full Andrew Jackson On Overreaching Judges

Whether President Jackson defied the Supreme Court has been hotly debated ever since Worcester v. Georgia but the point is that unlike subsequent presidents and congresses, Jackson was prepared to challenge usurping federal judges and use all the power and discretion the Constitution grants the executive to pursue his policy goals.

Misusing Robert E. Lee

Erasing Robert E. Lee from history – or celebrating him as a symbol of “white nationalism” – is a grave error because it erases one of the greatest symbols of the social compact that reunited the country after the bloodshed and hatred of the Civil War.

Why Andrew Jackson Instead of Ronald Reagan?

President Donald Trump's choice of Andrew Jackson as his Oval Office muse shows President Trump knows his presidential history, and he’s chosen the right inspiration for the challenges that are before him.

Trump, Hillary, and Dishonest Abe

George Neumayr, The American Spectator

Trump’s decision to go on offense served him well. Hillary, perhaps fearing that an extended attack on Trump’s lack of fitness owing to his taped remarks could backfire on her and lead to more discussion of her husband, didn’t revisit the issue after the opening moments of the debate. She tried to broaden her attacks but not very effectively. Many of her lines landed with a thud.

Is It Time For An American Exit, Or Amexit, From The Union?

Over the last century, in particular, power and authority have inexorably flowed into Washington. As a result, people’s liberties and states’ responsibilities have shrunk dramatically. So much for the fabled Land of Liberty.

Obama’s Gift to America is Fear. Who Will Keep America Safe?

Never before, or certainly not since the dark days immediately following the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor that brought America into World War II, has fear been an every day, every hour, every minute phenomenon in American society. But today, thanks to Barack Obama, fear is everywhere in America. And only you, with your vote, can end the fear and make America safe once again. 

Common Core Curriculum Twists The Facts

Eric Owens, Daily Caller

Common Core lesson plans attack Ronald Reagan, list Abraham Lincoln's religion as 'liberal,' and suggest the 2000 election of George W. Bush was "unfair."

Let Neo Cons Tell Us What To Think? No Thanks Mr. Tobin

Can you violate the Constitution to save it, or save the Union? Lincoln decided he could and he must. Can presidents today violate the Fourth Amendment, the Fifth and the Ninth Amendments, as well as a variety of statues to fight a “war on terror?” Apparently, Jonathan S. Tobin, Senior Online Editor of Commentary magazine thinks presidents can and should.