The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

Has the Public School System Become Tyrannical?

Has the Public School System Become Tyrannical?

“Pick your child up from school and you could be charged with trespassing.”

How Gardening Helps Save Money

How Gardening Helps Save Money

"The average American household forks out $6,759 a year on food, or 12.6 percent of total spending, according to the Consumer Expenditure Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of that, $756 is spent on fruits and vegetables, and $2,787 on the high cost of eating out.”

Are Kids More Capable than Today’s Parents Realize?

Are Kids More Capable than Today’s Parents Realize?

A lesson from Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Farmer Boy"

How the Declaration of Independence was Unoriginal

How the Declaration of Independence was Unoriginal

Thomas Jefferson stole a bit from John Locke. 

Are we creating Men without Chests?

Are we creating Men without Chests?

Such is the tragi-comedy of our situation – we continue to clamor for those very qualities we are rendering impossible. 

This Reason for the Veto is Practically Unheard of these Days

This Reason for the Veto is Practically Unheard of these Days

On this day in 1792, George Washington issued the first presidential veto in American history.

Politico.EU: ‘Europe’s Muslims hate the West’

Politico.EU: ‘Europe’s Muslims hate the West’

A surprising opinion piece by a Dutch political commentator.

What makes an American? (Part 2)

What makes an American? (Part 2)

If it’s the Constitution, we’re in trouble. 

What makes an American? (Part 1)

What makes an American? (Part 1)

'Bridge of Spies' gives us an perceptive take on what it is to be an American.

Alasdair MacIntyre’s Famous Comparison between the Fall of Rome and America Today

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