Politics & Policy

A Tale of Two Leaders

This morning, an estimated 80,000 people, including more than 90 heads of state, will crowd FNB Stadium in Johannesburg for a memorial service in honor of Nelson Mandela, whose influence ...

Celebrating Discovery — About Ourselves

  October is a month of discovery — after all, it is the month we actually commemorate discovery with a federal holiday. Christopher Columbus might be debated in the halls of ...
Politics & Policy

Forging Independence

George Washington often longed for his “own vine and fig-tree.” Extending this desire to the country at large, he looked forward to the day “when everyone (under his own vine ...

A Washington Crossing

Michael Novak and Jana Novak: Just a note for all fans of the founding period, and especially our Founding Father, George Washington. Our new book, Washington’s God: Religion, Liberty, and the ...
Politics & Policy

Veritas!

Habemus papam! Now, what does that mean? Within moments of the announcement Tuesday, the media was already trying to “frame” the situation, labeling the new pope, Pope Benedict XVI, as “controversial,” ...