My answer for a little while when people I encounter around the country ask me where I live has been, "Newport Beach". When they say, "Oh, California", I say, "No, Newport Beach". My disgust with California has not affected my love of the...

The tragedy in Newtown is not the kind of tragedy that warrants an immediate response, particularly one meant to reinforce a political or ideological agenda. The immediate response from decent people is utter silence. Numbness. Grief. And more silence. It...

See further information on our selections here Download a PDF of this list here Dr. Brian Mattson Life, Liberty, & The Pursuit of Happiness: Ten Years of the Claremont Review of Books, Charles Kesler and John B. Kienker, eds. (Rowman & Littlefield, 2012) Why Us? How Science Rediscovered the...

My conservative friends who think that always holding a hard line is the best thing for the brand of Republicanism as well as my purist friends who mistake idealism for progress are BOTH wrong. I want to be on record as saying that while...

The election results of 2012, despite a few victories around the country (Heller over Berkeley in the Nevada Senate race; Jeff Flake in the Arizona Senate race; the GOP House keeping a few key seats and certainly the overall majority), were mostly an utter disaster...