(3.15.13) Tea Party Helps and Harms GOP
When Tea Party conservatives stray from their concerns about fiscal mismanagement, they can lose their moorings and tarnish their brand.
(2.26.13) Higher Education Suggestions for GOP Leaders
University of North Carolina schools should do more than just prepare students for today's careers.
(2.25.13) Two Recommendations for GOP Leaders Regarding Higher Ed
The governor and Republican leaders are right to insist on reforms in higher ed, but they may be pushing students to seek skills valued in the 20th century.
(1.17.13) A Kinder, Gentler Congress?
Political differences between men and women tend to play out in policy preferences, not legislative behavior.
(1.10.13) A Kinder, Gentler, More Female Congress?
The large increase in women elected to Congress should not be taken as a signal that more compromise will take place in Washington.
(12.06.12) Conflicting Ideas About the GOPís Future
Another presidential loss has Republicans thinking about the steps their party needs to take to return to the winning column.
(11.29.12) Conservative Principles and Incremental Change
Conservatism is not dead, but many of its advocates misunderstand it and do it a disservice.
(11.13.12) Conservatives Get Things Wrong, Too
Conservatives have taken stances on several policy issues that violate core conservative values.
(10.11.12) Ryanís Hope For a Different Sort of Change
Republicans have selected a serious "ideas" man for the No. 2 slot on their ticket.
(10.04.12) Ryan Offers A Balanced Conservatism
Paul Ryan understands the importance of conservative principles but believes the true test of policy is how it works in the real world.