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Thomas Piatak is a contributing editor to Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture. He writes from Cleveland, Ohio.
Certain armchair conservative writers seem perfectly content to criticize the ordinary Americans who are locked away in their homes unable to work.
Tariffs' beneficial effects have not been limited to the economy, despite the efforts of interested media parties to say otherwise.
The contemporary elite class has presided over widespread American decline, brought about in part by the succession of bad ideas they have embraced.
America might do well to listen to the words of Otto von Bismarck, and ensure American lives aren't wasted in the Middle East in vain.
The tragic events of September 11, 2001 brought Americans together like nothing has since.
Despite the overwhelming institutional opposition he faced, Trump's reelection campaign was a bravura performance. It strongly suggests that the nationalist and populist themes that propelled Trump to victory in 2016 have lost none of their potency.
We have forgotten God. America's journey from Camelot to COVID was the result of many wrong turns, but abandoning our faith was central to our political, economic, moral, and cultural decline.
The left has used its growing cultural power to paint the darkest possible picture of the history of our country and our civilization, seeking nothing less than the abolition of America. We need to once again insist on the superiority of the West.
Saturday the mob descended on my hometown of Cleveland. With the police operating under rules that rendered them largely impotent, the vandals had their way, and business after business was sacked.
Trump risks becoming another Herbert Hoover, reviled for decades. His best chance at reelection is to move from a fitful embrace of a variety of nationalist policies to a full-throated advocacy of American nationalism.
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