Blog Posts

Action Jackson

May 2, 2017

Go here for a full list of Hillsdale College’s online courses. For each lecture, I host a 15-20 minute Q&A with the professor. Go here, for example, to listen to Brad Birzer talk about Andrew Jackson and then take questions from me.

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Al Gore’s Lincoln Lie

April 6, 2017

He keeps peddling a quote that he knows is false. Here’s my latest from National Review Online.

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Bilingual Ed

March 16, 2017

California is going back to its old, failed system of “bilingual education.” This is the topic of my new article in National Review.  

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Speech Therapy

March 14, 2017

How philanthropists can defend free speech: I offer three suggestions, on the website of Donors Trust.

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Old English Is New Again

March 5, 2017

If you’ve ever felt the need to shout “Hwæt!” then my podcast with Tom Shippey is for you: We discuss The Complete Old English Poems, which includes Beowulf and every other surviving poem of the Anglo Saxons. Bonus Beowulf: Here’s a piece I wrote almost a decade ago on the guy who ripped Grendal’s arm from its socket.

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Federalist No. 1

February 22, 2017

Here’s my interview with Ben Domenech on the Federalist Radio Hour.

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