A Lesson in the Separation of Powers

Something significant occurred this morning. The Supreme Court issued in an opinion in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. Environmental Protection Agency that definitively upholds the Constitution’s separation of powers.

The Definition of the American Dream

In a blog post for the Institute of Family Studies, Anna Sunderland recently reviewed The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy, a book by Christopher Lasch published posthumously, where he argued that our current definition of the “American Dream” as upward mobility is quite different than the American Dream of the past.

Oklahoma Free Enterprise Center

In May, the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs broke ground on a new, privately funded 6,500-square-foot multipurpose facility to be known as the Advance Center for Free Enterprise.

The Ten Conservative Principles of Russell Kirk

Kirk made conservatism intellectually respectable in the modern era and christened the conservative movement with its name. In the following speech, delivered at the Heritage Foundation in 1987, Kirk enumerates ten principles of conservatism.

Theory vs. Reality

My conversations with several Core proponents over the past few weeks leave me with the sense they fell in love with an abstraction and gave barely a thought to implementation.