The limits of the welfare state »

By George F. Will Today, as it has been for a century, American politics is an argument between two Princetonians — James Madison, class of 1771, and Woodrow Wilson, class of 1879. Madison was the most profound thinker among the Founders. Wilson, avatar of “progressivism,” was the first President critical of the nation’s founding. Barack […]

Obama's 'Chicago Way' Plunders the Private Sector »

By Michael Barone An interesting thing about Barack Obama is that he chose, on two occasions, to live in Chicago — even though he didn’t grow up there, had no family ties there, never went to school there. It was a curious choice. Chicago has a civic culture all its own and one that is […]

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