Biography

Will Obama Pardon the Rosenbergs?

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at TribLive.com.You may have noticed an unusual amount of renewed attention being given to the Rosenbergs—that is, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. That’s because there’s an aggressive push by liberals to try to exonerate the … Continue reading

Death by Fidel

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator. Fidel Castro is dead. To say those words is so strange. I’ve never known a moment when he wasn’t alive. Castro came to power seven years before I was born, … Continue reading

Hillary’s Faith: In God and Roe She Trusts

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at The Washington Times. “Secretary Clinton, I want to explore how far you believe the right to abortion goes,” asked Fox News Channel’s Chris Wallace, moderator for the third and final presidential debate. “You have … Continue reading

Hillary’s Abortion Doctor

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator. When asked in the last presidential debate what she wanted in a Supreme Court justice, Hillary Clinton did not hesitate to go to abortion. “I want a Supreme Court that … Continue reading

The Great Ty Cobb

Editor’s note: A version of this review first appeared at the Claremont Review of Books. Charles Leerhsen’s “Ty Cobb: A Terrible Beauty” may be the most important baseball book in decades. It is historically significant in two respects: First, it … Continue reading

The Changing Faith of Hillary Clinton

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared at Crisis Magazine. When many conservatives first learned back in 2007 that I had the temerity to write a book on the faith of Hillary Clinton, especially after books on the faiths … Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day, Jean

Father’s Day invites us to ponder the father figures we have known—not just our biological fathers, but any man who has blessed us with fatherly action at some point in our lives. Several years ago, I wrote about never having … Continue reading

When the Left Liked Conscientious Objection

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in Crisis magazine.Do you remember the name Daniel Berrigan? Berrigan was a Jesuit priest well-known for his protests of the Vietnam War. He became a household name in the 1960s, along with his brother, Philip Berrigan, also a … Continue reading

Scalia and the Constitution

I had the great privilege to hear Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia speak on three separate occasions and once to meet him in person after hearing him announce a decision. You can learn a lot about someone by reading his … Continue reading