Jennifer Roback Morse

August 11, 2016

NATIONAL REVIEW August 29, 2016 HOME ECONOMICS Jennifer Roback Morse proclaims the social utility of the family JOHN J. MILLER “It’s a discouraging time to be a social conservative,” says Jennifer Roback Morse. “We’ve been marginalized everywhere: the media, the academy, the legal system, and now even in politics.” Many of her brethren know exactly […]

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July 28, 2016

DETROIT NEWS August 18, 2011 YOU CAN COME HOME AGAIN JOHN J. MILLER When I moved away from Michigan almost 20 years ago, I didn’t think I was coming back. I was born in Detroit, raised in the suburbs, and had just earned my degree from the University of Michigan. And I was anxious to […]

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Doug Ducey

June 9, 2016

NATIONAL REVIEW June 27, 2016 DOUG DUCEY’S BOOMING, BLOOMING DESERT A look at the Arizona governor’s record and goals JOHN J. MILLER Phoenix – When Doug Ducey arrived at the campaign headquarters of Proposition 123 on the night of May 17, he hoped to celebrate. By ten o’clock, however, the Republican governor of Arizona knew […]

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Gary Johnson

May 26, 2016

NATIONAL REVIEW June 13, 2016 GARY JOHNSON ASKS YOU TO GOOGLE HIM The leading Libertarian candidate for president sees a moment to seize JOHN J. MILLER Lansing, Mich.  — Gary Johnson likes to talk about the day Ted Cruz quit the Republican presidential race. “My Google hits went up 5,000 percent,” says the former GOP […]

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Writer’s Block

May 6, 2016

NATIONAL REVIEW May 23, 2016 WORDSMITHS WITHOUT WORDS Examining the nature of writer’s block JOHN J. MILLER ‘The first point about writer’s block is that relatively little has been written about it.” That’s the second sentence of the introduction to a 1991 book by Zachary Leader called — wait for it — “Writer’s Block.” The claim makes […]

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Gary Johnson

March 23, 2016

NATIONAL REVIEW November 8, 1999 NEW MEXICO MAVERICK JOHN J. MILLER “In running for office during my first term, I offered up the fact that I smoked marijuana. And the media was very quick to say, ‘Oh, so you experimented with marijuana,’” recalls Gov. Gary Johnson, Republican of New Mexico. “No, I smoked marijuana. This is […]

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