Partisan Politics, Bad Ideas & the Bergdahl Swap

Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, a Research Fellow at Stanford's Hoover Institution, and a Professor of Classics and Humanities at the California State University. He is the author of nine books and numerous essays on classical culture and its influence on Western Civilization. His most recent book, Democracy's Dangers and Discontents (Hoover Institution Press), is now available for purchase.


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Why the controversial exchange encapsulates everything that is wrong with Obama’s foreign policy.

Remembering Vietnam War Hero Jeremiah Denton

Lloyd Billingsley is the author of Hollywood Party and From Mainline to Sideline. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Reason and many other publications.


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The nation loses a man who persevered against communist brutality and outwitted his captors.

Lessons on the New Left from the Hanoi Hilton

Lloyd Billingsley is the author of Hollywood Party and From Mainline to Sideline. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Reason and many other publications.


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A POW’s memories of communist torture camp collaborators Tom Hayden and Jane Fonda.

Colonel George ‘Bud’ Day, R.I.P.


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Farewell to an American warrior and patriot — for whom uncommon valor was a common virtue.