House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan (R–WI) is being criticized by the secular and religious left for comments he made about the role his Catholic faith played in crafting his budget. The most outrageous criticism is that it played any role at all. Read More.
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The typical poor person in the United States has a far higher living standard than the public imagines. While their lives are not opulent, they are far from the images of dire poverty conveyed by the press, liberal activists, and politicians. Policies to tackle poverty must address its major causes: the absence of married fathers in the home and low levels of work.
William E. Simon Senior Research Fellow in American Principles and Public Policy
Vice President for the Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity, and the Joseph C. and Elizabeth A. Anderlik Fellow
Magna Carta – the Great Charter – is one of the foundational documents in Anglo-American legal history. Ironically, it began, not as a statement — Read more
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A woman demonized by the left and sanctified by the right, there has always been a religious undercurrent to discussions of Margaret Thatcher. While — Read more
The First World War laid waste to a continent and permanently altered the political and religious landscape of the West. For a generation of — Read more
Brian Kilmeade and his co-author Don Yaeger return with another fascinating historical narrative. Like their bestseller George Washington's Secret Six, Thomas Jefferson and the — Read more
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